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Senior Data Engineer

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 by SumUp

Berlin, Berlin Germany
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
At SumUp (Full-time), in Berlin, Germany
Expires at: 2019-03-30

At SumUp, we are driven to empower small businesses across the globe by de-hassling their lives and helping them to succeed. Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid. To get there, we are putting together an awesome team that is committed to one another and to our merchants. You could be our missing link! Help us bring card acceptance to the masses!

Our boldness, startup mindset, empathy and love for product foster a creative environment for our employees. We value an entrepreneurial spirit and seek to build lasting relationships among our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can help small businesses grow.

We are currently looking for a Senior Data Engineer, who would help us to build a scalable data platform for analytics and data science applications, and bring new knowledge and experience to the team.


  • Interface with product owners, engineers, BI and operation analysts to understand data needs.
  • Design and implement big data solution for complex analytics and data science applications.
  • Build distributed and reliable data pipelines that ingest and process data at scale.
  • Evaluate, benchmark and improve the scalability, robustness, efficiency and performance of big data platform, data pipelines and applications.
  • Own product features from the requirements gathering phase through to production deployment and testing.
Main requirements
  • 3-5+ years of relevant experience
  • Consistent track record of designing and implementing scalable, performant data pipelines, data services, and data products.
  • Experience in building high quality software. Very good skills in Python. Scala or R preferred
  • Experience using big data technologies (Redshift, Hadoop, Spark, Dask etc.)
  • Experience of development data pipelines using Airflow, Kafka, Spark streaming
  • Experience with production deployment using Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms
  • Excellent communication skills
Nice to have
  • Experience in development data science and machine learning applications
  • Budget for attending conferences and advancing your career. We encourage you to speak at conferences and give talks!
  • SumUp Corporate Pension Scheme
  • German classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Weekly Lunch and Learn session, where the local engineering team exchanges ideas over company-sponsored lunch.
  • Dedicated time every week for side-projects and open source initiatives.
  • Semi-annual off-sites, where the tech teams from Berlin, Sofia, and São Paulo gather together. In the past we've gone to Bulgaria and Greece and a castle in the German countryside.
  • We have a close, welcoming and international community. We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football, office parties, German classes, and yoga.
  • All the startup swag you expect: kicker table, unlimited coffee, and a shiny MacBook Pro.

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