Junior Data Engineer (m/f/x)

  • Xing
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • 11/02/2019
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Our Data Science team is responsible for turning data into services and products for XING. Around 25 Data scientists, architects and engineers work together to create highly scalable solutions that serve millions of users. We bring state-of-the-art algorithms into production by making use of technologies such as Hadoop (e.g. Hive, Spark), Akka, Kafka, Cassandra, elasticsearch, etc. Learn more about our team at: https://bit.ly/data-science-team  

At the moment, we are working intensively on projects related to text processing, building pipelines for automated machine learning and enhancing the value/utility of XING’s data. Therefore, we are seeking an experienced Data Engineer who helps with the design and development of scalable components related to entity detection, topic modeling, etc., contributes to building an infrastructure for automated machine learning and implements advanced algorithms in our delivery services that serve millions of requests per day. If you want to get things done rather than sit in meetings, like helping others and learning from them, you will have fun in our team!

A challenging task

  • Solve challenging problems in the context of real-time processing, machine learning, Big Data, distributed systems
  • Write code for processing and analyzing large amounts of data and help designing new services and products
  • Contribute to infrastructure components that help us enhancing data quality/utility and automating machine learning processes
  • Implement scalable algorithms and services using technologies such as Scala, Akka, elasticsearch, Kafka, Cassandra and Hadoop technologies such as Hive, Spark or MapReduce

A convincing background

  • BSc or higher degree in Computer Science or similar disciplines
  • Practical working experience in software engineering
  • Experience in Scala or Java is a plus
  • Some knowledge and experience in working with technologies such as Kafka, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Akka, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Interested in implementing scalable software that processes large datasets at high speed (e.g. with technologies from the Hadoop stack)
  • Ideally, some experience in the domain of information retrieval, information extraction or machine learning
  • Proficient English language skills (German is not required)

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash 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’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….