(Senior) Data Engineer

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

You’re curious to find out whether Hadoop, Cassandra or AWS Dynamo DB is the most powerful solution to aggregate data? Your favorite computer game is to build a cluster for Spark and optimize its performance? You want to dive deep into the world of the latest big data technologies and test them directly in a big data environment? Then come to us as a data engineer and face these exciting challenges in real projects.

About us

aifora is a fast-growing start-up in the Düsseldorf Media Harbour with an international focus. We enable retailers and brands to optimize their prices and inventories across all channels and to automate the underlying processes. Through the use of artificial intelligence, data is processed on the aifora platform in such a way that it achieves maximum benefit. This results in significantly higher profitability for our clients. These include companies such as KiK, Reno and Peek & Cloppenburg.

At aifora, we are unconventional, agile and autonomous, we never stop and we inspire ourselves with new ideas every day. We’re looking for people who really want to make a difference and who share our values. At aifora, everyone is important and contributes to the big goal.

These are your tasks

  • Design of a microservice architecture and a horizontally scaled system landscape for state-of-the-art big data applications
  • Use of Java, Scala, Python and SQL to implement complex ETL/ELT processes based on current Big Data technologies
  • Optimize the performance of big data applications and research as to how Spark, Kafka, Hadoop (HDFS, Hive) and Cassandra can collaborate and scale
  • Operationalization of data science models for productive use in a data analytics platform on which retail companies who’ve integrated their data receive automated recommendations for action in real time
  • Close cooperation with other departments

What you bring with you

  • University degree in (business) informatics, data science, mathematics or a comparable qualification
  • Hands-on experience with the Hadoop Big Data ecosystem (Spark, Hive/Impala, HBase,Yarn), and the Data Lake paradigm
  • Profound knowledge of functional programming languages such as Python, Java and Scala as well as profound experience with data extraction and transformation
  • Enthusiasm for development, you master Git with closed eyes, pay attention to code quality and test coverage and are not afraid of DevOps tasks

What we offer you

  • Rapidly growing start-up
  • Attractive salary
  • Autonomous working and very flat hierarchy
  • Exciting tasks in an open corporate culture in an international team
  • Modern workplace in the Düsseldorf Media Harbour with free drinks and fruit
  • Flexible working hours and home office
  • Permanent learning and development as well as language classes
  • 30 days holiday, subsidized public transport and pension scheme
  • Regular team events

Job Features

Job CategoryData Engineer

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