Senior Data Engineer // Blinkist at Blinkist

Posted on: 04/22/2022

Location: Berlin, Germany (ON-SITE)

full time

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Tags: s3 datadog etl github sql python aws

**Main Location**: Germany / Spain / UK **Remote Policy**: Flexible policy for working temporarily from anywhere, but your main location must be either Germany, Spain or UK. **Relocation & Visa**: Full support for Germany and Spain **Team**: Engineering & Data — Platform Engineering **Contract**: Full-time **Hours**: Flexible, up to 40 hours / week **Reporting to**: Christoph Paul Albrecht, Director of Platform Engineering **ABOUT US** Blinkist offers the best selection of non-fiction knowledge in bite-sized, digestible formats. Our micro-learning app gives access to key insights from 5,000+ nonfiction books, original podcasts and author-driven content across 27 categories. We’re on a mission to help people turn ordinary moments into extraordinary learning opportunities—anytime, anywhere. We are proud to have been selected by LinkedIn as one of the Top 25 Startups in Germany. Glassdoor and Kununu ratings put us amongst Berlin’s top three employers. **ABOUT THE ROLE** Join us as an empowered Senior Data Engineer and help us to democratize data and to impact our data-enabled business. As part of our data platform team you are end-to-end responsible to provide reliable self-serve Data Products on top of a modern data tech stack such as Airbyte, dbt, AWS S3, Snowflake, DataDog, Monte Carlo, GitHub, and so on. **RESPONSIBILITIES** * Build, operate and serve high-quality Data Products for internal customers * Design, develop and test data models and pipelines as part of the Data Product * Drive and implement the DataOps philosophy in everything you do * Create and maintain architecture and systems documentation * Collaborate in cross-functional teams together with data analysts and domain experts * Utilize cutting edge data engineering technologies, tools, and best practices * Engage in and foster a culture focused on innovation, mentorship, and career growth **REQUIREMENTS** * 5+ years of experience as Data Engineer, Software Developer, or similar * 4+ years of experience building Data Lake (ideally AWS S3) and Data Warehouse (ideally Snowflake) solutions * Strong experience with ELT / ETL tools (ideally Airbyte and dbt) * Demonstrably deep and comprehensive understanding of SQL * Professional experience in production-grade quality software development for data processing in at least one major programming language (preferably Python) * Familiarity with data governance and observability tools to ensure the data quality (ideally DataDog, Monte Carlo, Great Expectations) * Product Thinking and DataOps mindset * Strong and clear communication and documentation skills * A constant will to learn and grow, and to share knowledge with others * Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills **WHY BLINKIST** Our unique culture of empowerment, direct communication, and transparency has always been our defining characteristic. We support each other and carve out opportunities for every individual to develop and grow. We strongly believe that diversity powers innovation, thus we celebrate and support our differences, providing equal opportunities for employment. We embrace a hybrid, remote-friendly way of working that welcomes different needs and lifestyles. Our global benefits: * 30 vacation days + local public holidays in your place of work * Virtual stock options plan * 4 wellbeing days * 4 days of learning * A day off for you birthday * 13 days off during summer 2022 — a little experiment that we’re running to test 4-day work week. Employees will be given time off every Friday during June, July and August 2022, with no change to our compensation * Unlimited home-office * Monthly home-office / co-working space allowance * Learning & development budget * Employee mental health support * Public transportation allowance * Free access to partner apps (Babbel, Asana Rebel and other) * Relocation and visa support for Germany and Spain Berlin is our home. It’s where it all started. That’s why we provide a few extra benefits to our Berlin-based employees: * Free plant-based, freshly prepared meals * Modern office space in Neukölln **APPLY NOW** At Blinkist, we embrace a hybrid way of work where you can choose to work remotely, from home, or the Blinkist office. We are happy to support your relocation and visa application for Germany or Spain. If we’ve captured your interest and you want to take part in building the leading destination for the modern lifelong learner, apply online now. We can't wait to hear from you!