Data Engineer

  • Job Ref: 5387
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Type: Permanent


Senior Data Engineer

As a senior data engineer, you will be part of an international, talented and motivated team that uses their combined knowledge of machine learning, natural language processing and big data technologies to build and continuously evolve the data pipeline. You are the perfect candidate if you have previous experience and interest in big-scale data processing, preferably on reactive streaming architectures.

The project runs on Python. We employ both linguists and machine learning experts, who collaborate to build the best product possible. Our solutions need to scale to process all hotel reviews on the Internet.

What challenges await you?

    • Being a member of the Data team, you will be working in a cross-discipline delivery team focused on servicing our many core data products
    • Gather and process raw data at scale using frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka
    • Maintain and write new data processing pipelines handling hundreds of GB of data
    • Optimize and improve existing features or data processes for performance and stability
    • Take our data pipeline to the next level! We’d love to hear your ideas!

What do we expect from you?

    • Experience building data pipelines, ideally streaming
    • Very strong programming and architectural experience, ideally in Python but we are open to other experience
    • You find creative solutions to tough problems. You are not only a great data engineer; you are also an architect who is not afraid to pave the way for bigger and better things
    • Experience in SQL, relational or non-relational DB
    • You consider it necessary to develop automatic tests to create maintainable code
    • Team player who likes to help and to keep the focus on getting things done
    • Proactivity and a continuous improvement mindset

Nice to have:

    • Expert-level knowledge in Python/Scala/Java. Experience in frameworks such as Luigi / Airflow is a plus.
    • Experience with Big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Hive, Impala, HBase, Pig, Redshift, Kafka)
    • Experience building REST-APIs
    • Experience with AWS or other IaaS/PaaS.
    • Experience with agile development practices such as CI, CD, TDD, Pair-Programming, Refactoring, etc.
    • Experience with Docker and cluster management tools (YARN, Mesos, etc.) is a plus.
    • Experience with Event-Driven Architectures and Domain-Driven Design is a plus.

What do we offer?

    • A highly international & entrepreneurial environment (flat hierarchies, short decision paths…)
    • We are agile enthusiasts and love continuous improvement
    • Excellent onboarding programs
    • Spend up to 5% of your working time for your professional & personal development
    • Great leadership & support
    • Take part in shaping our new office in Madrid city center!
    • Flexible working hours / Options to work remotely


Virginia Dueñas, IT Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Virginia is an IT Recruitment Consultant with e-Frontiers. She is part of the Permanent IT Recruitment Team in Madrid where she sources DevOps, SysAdmin, Data (Data Scientist, Data Engineer, BI...) candidates for our clients. Virginia holds a degree in Pedagogy from Complutense University and a degree in Human Resources and Labor Relationship in Carlos III University. She loves her job, loves meeting and talking with people and growing personally.

Specialises in: DevOps, Security, Data