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Data Engineer (f/m) 80-100%

Ricardo is the largest online marketplace in Switzerland with over 1 million listed items and more than 2 million users. If you enjoy solving problems and are creative in the solutions you bring to problems, then you will enjoy working with us. 

We are currently looking for a data engineer who will contribute to the development of our data lake, analytical stack and machine learning capabilities. As a member of our team you will spend time designing and growing our existing infrastructure, democratizing data access at the company, and promoting the correct use of data and analytics.

What you will do:

  • Extend and continuously improve the current data infrastructure utilising the latest tools & technologies to address our growing data science needs
  • Work on collecting, storing, processing, and analysing huge sets of data
  • Define and build the data pipelines that will enable faster, better, data-informed decision-making within the business
  • Make sure our data infrastructure is reliable, fast and secure
  • Design and build smart services that power decision making across all of our functions. 

What we look for:

  • 5+ years of experience delivering code in a production environment
  • 3+ years of experience working with large volumes of data
  • Strong programming skills (Python or Java)
  • Strong SQL and data modelling skills
  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources in a programmatic way
  • Experience with building data platform on cloud (ideally GCP)
  • Experience with Apache Airflow, Apache Flink, Apache Beam, or Google Cloud Dataflow is a big plus
  • Ability to work well across different teams and to deal with ambiguity
  • Attention to detail in complex environments
  • Strong dedication to drive change with a positive can-do attitude
  • Capable of investigating, familiarizing and mastering new data sets quickly
  • Working knowledge of kanban, agile, scrum, continuous delivery and deployment
  • Fluency in German or English

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to grow in a market leading company with a very strong local brand
  • An exciting, dynamic and multicultural working environment
  • A young, open-minded and motivated team 
  • A lot of room for taking the initiative and making a big impact on results
  • A well-established Swiss shareholder offering an extensive network and various opportunities within the group portfolio
  • A highly attractive workplace located in Zug, with high quality of living, low tax rates and superb infrastructure

We do not accept unsolicited CVs from Third Party Agencies.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Zug, Switzerland

Theilerstrasse 1a
6300 Zug Directions jobs@ricardo.ch

Workplace & culture

We share, learn, party, ship, fail and succeed together (not necessarily in that order).

We believe in healthy living and offer free flow of fresh fruit and other healthy snacks, and replenish our Felfel fridge every day with tasty and nutritious meals. During lunch hours there's the opportunity to do all kinds of different sports - just 5 minutes from our main office which is located in Zug, a short train ride away from Zurich or Lucerne.

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