Data Engineer (m/f) // upday

February 13, 2018

upday is a personalised news service that is exclusive to Samsung devices. We combine editorial expertise and curation with the very latest personalisation technologies to bring our readers the stories that matter to them. Upday is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE with our headquarters in Berlin. We are growing fast and looking for creative and committed people to help build the upday vision in our Berlin office. If you’re looking to join a international team full of fantastic talent that has the energy of a start-up but the stability of an established media company – look no further.

About the role

You collect and store data, therefore you are. You’re a software engineer at heart, and you love tackling problems with data. You’re comfortable tapping into different sources and making the data available for business usage, as well as querying it and optimising processes to access it. You’re able to communicate with product management and stakeholders, understand their requirements and identify the data needed to deliver a top-quality product reflecting the single truth. You take ownership for data integrity and you have the proactivity to spot, communicate and resolve issues independently.

Your Responsibilites

  • Stay on top of pioneering technology in big data and implement your learnings
  • Design, create and maintain data-warehouse structures (data marts) to meet business operation needs
  • Play a pivotal role in a young team responsible for setting up a cutting-edge data

Qualifications and Skillset

  • An academic degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • 3+ years experience in building and maintaining a data warehouse system
  • Deep familiarity with SQL as well schema variations and database design concepts

Experience in any of the below would be a plus

  • AWS Redshift
  • Data pipelines, Airflow & Snowplow
  • Python & Lambda-architecture
  • Data mining & Data visualisation

Your Profile

  • You are looking for a full-time, on-site developer position in the heart of Berlin
  • You are a team player with experience working in an agile environment
  • You are keen to develop your skills, and those of your team
  • You have an interesting hobby such as brewing beer or space travel

Some reasons why you’d like to work with us

  • It’s an opportunity to work with passionate, curious people with a constant strive to improve and go the extra mile
  • We have a strong culture of collegiality and an extraordinary team spirit that we are happy to share with you and are proud of
  • We provide personal growing support: from blog posts to tech talks and knowledge sharing
  • We conduct hackathon/hack-week every now and then, we are willing to make experiments and constantly try to grow
  • Competitive salary and unlimited contract and many more benefits

We expect that development is not new to you and will ask you to show us your skills by taking part in a test to demonstrate your expertise. You may be young or you may be a veteran in the software development world. This is not important to us.

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