Senior Data Engineer

My client, an established FinTech company with headquarters here in Germany, is looking for an experienced Senior Data Engineer to join their Data Solutions Team. My client is in the business of developing tailor-made, multi-asset class index solutions for ETFs and other index-linked investment products for leading global investment banks and asset managers.

As a Senior Data Engineer in the Data Solutions team you will be working on a broad set of real-world problems of large scale that have a direct and significant business impact. Their Data Solutions team forms an essential link between the business & infrastructure teams: it defines and implements business processes in data pipelines, monitors existing services and thereby provides the best service to their customers. In close collaboration with their business analysts and software engineers you will create high-performance data processing solutions that scale using emerging technologies and approaches and help define new best practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing data models and storage solutions for high volume data in an accessible and scalable manner 
  • Building up a centralized data warehouse that acts as the unique source of all relevant data in the long run 
  • Optimizing queries executed in distributed systems by improving query plans and considering data partitioning and compression 
  • Engineering ETL processes through the whole data pipeline using Python (Apache Airflow) 
  • Maintaining the ETL stack 
  • Being an in-house consultant for best track, store and access data

Key Requirements

  • Min 3 years of relevant experience in a similar position
  • Academic degree in computer science, related studies or equivalent professional experience 
  • Advanced experience in implementing and optimizing data processing jobs in Hadoop / Spark and RDBM systems 
  • Excellent SQL skills including experience with various database technologies such as MySQL / Postgres / MS SQL Server / Oracle 
  • Fluency in Python 
  • Previous experience with CI/DevOps tools/platforms (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Ansible) would be an advantage 
  • Intercultural competence, meticulousness and a passion for documentation 
  • Very good communication skills in English (verbal and written)

Interested in taking the next step as a Senior Data Engineer ? If you meet these criteria then please send your full CV via email to Joanne Zechariah at

I look forward to hearing from you!

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