(Senior) Data Engineer (m/f/x)

  • Xing
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • 08/02/2019
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

We are currently staffing up a new team to establish an A/B testing platform at our headquarter in Hamburg. If you are a (Senior) Data Engineer (m/f/x), this is your unique chance to drive how experimentation will change product development at XING. On this way you can have big impact on the companies engineering culture. Together with your new team, you will build scalable software and analyze large datasets.

A challenging task

  • Your team will be the internal Service Provider that enables other teams at XING to run A/B Experiments.
  • Work in a cross-functional team and collaborate closely with the Data Science and Analytics teams.
  • You are able to shape the tooling and the framework to run A/B Experiments right from the beginning.
  • Build and deploy, monitor and operate services within the XING infrastructure.
  • You will use technologies like Scala, Hadoop, Kafka, Avro, Docker, Kubernetes, Redis, RabbitMQ etc..

A convincing background

  • You have experience in implementing scalable software that processes large datasets.
  • You are already an expert in hands-on programming with Scala or Java.
  • Hands-on experience in analyzing large datasets (e.g. with SQL, Hive or Spark).
  • Desire to learn and share your knowledge with your Community of Practice.
  • You are into agile methodologies and enjoy working with teams in a agile environment.
  • You speak fluent English.
  • A positive mind-set and the social skills to work with various people in various positions.
  • Active participation in a technology community such as an meetup is a plus.
  • You like to laugh. Daily. Multiple times.

For Senior level

  • You are able to coach and mentor other developers.
  • Interest in public speaking is a plus.

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment. Besides flexible working hours, you will have an opportunity to extend your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a ProfiTicket public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let us not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You will also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you are feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits.