Data Engineer - Netherlands
Posted on Mar 27, 2021 by Source Technology
Role: Principal Data engineer
Must have skills: Spark, experience with production workloads and pipelines
Location: Utrecht area - currently remote in the future onsite
Start date: ASAP
Duration: 30/11/2021 + extensions for 6 months. Total duration 2-3 years
Interview process: 2 video interviews
Onboarding: 1-2 weeks
Language onsite: English
Our client is working on a very exciting digital program where they are enhancing their customers buying experience. In their active drive to innovate and disrupt the digital space, an opportunity has arisen for a hands-on experienced data engineer to join the team in a principal engineer role.
In this role you will be responsible for leading the technical decisions of the team, communicating these decisions and their trade-offs clearly to different stakeholders and implement them in practice.
- You have strong communication skills and can explain complicated solutions to every level
- You have hands on experience with production workloads in the cloud (this can be Azure, AWS, Google Cloud etc as the tools you will be working with are cloud agnostic)
- Production Pipelines (for example PySpark) don't hold any mysteries to you
- You are experienced with big data solutions in production as well as with different data analytics architectures and their trade-offs
To succeed in this role you have a problem solving mindset and are eager to learn. You self-manage and prioritise different workloads and can think in terms of concepts and solutions. You have extensive hands-on experience with creating and maintaining production pipelines and can article the pros and cons between different architectural decisions.
for international applicants: please note that this role requires you to relocate to the Netherlands and have a local company or work with a local umbrella company.