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Data Engineer

We are currently looking for a data engineer who will define and build the data pipelines that will enable faster and better decision-making within the business. As a member of our Data Intelligence team you will spend time designing and growing our existing infrastructure, improving data access at the company, and promoting the correct use of data and analytics.


What you will do:

  • Architect, build and maintain a data infrastructure that is fast and reliable

  • Develop code as part of a wider team, contributing to code review and solution design. Deploy and maintain applications in production environments

  • Build data expertise and own data quality for own areas

  • Design, build and launch new data models, data extraction, transformation and loading processes in production.

  • Communicate and document solutions and design decisions

  • Source and clean up complicated datasets for answering challenging business questions

  • Work with the Google Analytics Expert to set up and maintain advanced tracking for user behaviour on our platform (specification, implementation and validation) using the right tools for the right job - especially during deployment of new features

  • Work with our engineering team to set up a new backend tracking system based on defined business requirements  


What we look for:

  • 5+ years of experience delivering code in a production environment

  • Experience working with large volumes of data

  • Strong programming skills (Python, Java, C#, Go)

  • Knowledge of relational databases, Structured Query Language (SQL), good understanding of data structures and algorithms

  • Experience with ETL/ELT design, integrating data sets from various environments into centralised database system

  • Analytical skills to understand the business request for which the sourced data are used

  • Good understanding of front end technologies (web & app) and able to read, write and implement code snippets in JavaScript or Java / Swift

  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources; ability to investigate and master new data sets quickly

  • Ability to work well across a different teams and be autonomous

  • Experience with Hadoop, MPP DB platform other NoSQL (Mongo, Cassandra) technologies is a plus

  • Experience with Google Analytics 360, Tag Manager and Big Query is a big plus

  • Degree in a technical subject, e.g. data analytics, statistics, maths, computer science or equivalent


What we offer:

  • Opportunity to grow in a market leading company with a much loved local brand

  • An exciting, dynamic and multicultural working environment with international mix of co-workers

  • A young, open-minded and motivated organisation with a strong engineering culture

  • X-Box, table football, sports offering over lunch

  • Flexible time for free-form experiments and hacking

  • A lot of room for taking the initiative and making a big impact on results

  • A highly attractive workplace located centrally in Zug, with high quality of living, low tax rates and superb infrastructure

Come Join Us!

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