Data Engineer

If you enjoy making sense out of large amounts of data, using different tools in order to make it understandable to different stakeholders, this is the job for you!
Data Engineer

Who are we
looking for?

& Experience
  • someone with a university degree in computer science, mathematics, physics, or related fields 
  • in-depth understanding of data architecture, machine learning, and a good understanding of IT
  • 3+ years of experience as a data engineer in business context (experience in managing data engineering teams is a plus)
  • experience with data modeling, implementing ETL, and data ingestion
  • ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast-paced environment
  • knowledge of Java, Scala, and/or Python, Bash scripts
  • experience with big data technologies (e.g., Hive/Impala, Cassandra, Spark (Streaming), Kafka)
  • understanding of safety, security, privacy, and legal issues relevant to digital products
  • familiarity with agile product organizations and Dev/Ops methods
  • excellent command of written and spoken English
  • independent and goal-driven personality
  • above-average decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • a high sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • a pragmatic problem solver and out-of-the-box analytical thinker
  • experience working with project management tools, such as JIRA
  • ability to synthesize information and prioritize business goals
  • closely cooperating with a team of data scientists and other data engineers
  • working on exciting projects with a German car manufacturer
  • maintaining and improving data quality and usability
  • documenting your work
  • implementing machine learning algorithms and optimizing pipelines
  • approaching high-level challenges with a clear eye on what is important
  • detailing your techniques and discoveries to technical and non-technical audiences in a language they can understand
  • evaluating and adapting new and improved approaches
  • efficiently managing your time and resources to meet project deadlines
  • collaborating with other project members with different backgrounds on a daily basis

Make sure to upload all of the documents (CV, cover letter, etc.) in .pdf.
The job position is open until we find the most suitable candidate.

we’ve made

We don’t need to brag, we let our work speak for us.
Check out some of our projects.

Tools we use

We use Spark as a unified analytics engine for large-scale data processing.
For publishing, storing and subscribing to streams of records, as well as processing streams of records as they occur, we use Kafka.
We use Python to write scripts that help us extract, transform and load the data.
Most of our backend systems are implemented in Java so that Java knowledge can come handy.
A deck of open tools and standards we use for education, research, and data analytics.
Native analytic database for Apache Hadoop, providing low latency and high concurrency for BI/analytic queries.
A data science platform that unites data prep, machine learning & predictive model deployment.
To productionize data science using one intuitive environment, enabling every stakeholder in the data science process to focus on what they do need.
All of our work is on Github. Everything goes through pull requests and code reviews with your future team members.

What can you
expect from us?

We offer a number of benefits, high-quality tools,
bad jokes, and a stimulating work environment.

Professional development
Learning & development
We believe that honest two-way feedback is the foundation of growth. In our bi-weekly one-on-one talks and quarterly 360 reviews, we discuss what’s good and what could be better.
Versatile projects
Our teams get to work on very interesting projects for renowned brands and clients from a range of industries, some of which we can’t namedrop due to NDAs.
Educational budget
If you’re eager to learn, we’re eager to help. Every employee receives an educational budget to buy books, attend courses or visit conferences.
Contributing to open source
Sharing is caring doesn’t only apply to chocolate. Our way of giving back to the community is publishing open-source libraries and resources.
Paid language courses
Paid language courses help our employees master the English language, in addition to being fluent in their programming languages.
Doing a career switch
We don’t have a sorting hat to tell you where you belong, but we will support your career switch from one job position to another. More info here.
Traveling on business
Having clients all over the world means our employees sometimes have to travel to and work from beautiful locations. Gotta do what you gotta do.
Health &
Family life
Subsidized recreation
Stay in shape with a sponsored fitness membership of your choice. You never know when the elevator is going to go out of order.
Sponsored health checks
You know the old saying – the greatest wealth is health. Regular health checks are on us, getting your five-a-day in is on you.
Flexible working hours
Hate waking up very early or fancy going for a run at the lunch break? Tailor your working hours to fit your schedule.
Paid vacation for everyone
Students or non-students, everybody deserves a carefree time-out to recharge their batteries. Bon voyage!
the office
Free power-ups
Snack on fruit, cookies, and nuts to keep your energy levels up, then pour a cup of strong tea or coffee over it for a good measure.
Car and bike parking
Whether your ride comes on two wheels or four, don’t let it get caught in the rain. We offer free parking for bicycles and subsidize car parking.  
Working remotely
We like people who go the extra mile, so we don’t let miles and kilometers limit us. Office location? Anywhere. It’s all about flexibility.
Fun and games budget
Every team gets a monthly budget to hang out and do fun stuff. While foodie teams love restaurant hopping, adrenaline seekers prefer to get locked up in escape rooms.
Bring your dog to work
If your four-legged friend doesn’t eat MacBooks, let him tag along. Your colleagues will appreciate the stress relief.

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