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Senior Data Engineer

Posted on Nov 23, 2019 by Wayfair

Berlin, Germany
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

We are evolving our supply chain data related architecture to a highly scalable system to address our current needs and future growth, and are looking to integrate into our team a data engineer with extensive experience in diverse data persistence paradigms and technologies.

Wayfair runs the
largest
in-house e-commerce
big parcel network
in the US and is currently building the EU equivalent with exponential growth. As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be helping to define and implement a top-notch data architecture at scale, exploring on-premise and cloud storage options, designing efficient data persistence systems and building event-driven pipelines.

The Role

As a Senior Data Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Work on high impact, business-critical, projects to improve data quality and availability
  • Design and implement new highly scalable data pipelines
  • Communicate decisions with upper management, peers and stakeholders
  • Document system design
  • Support the transition to the next level cloud storage
  • Help to ensure data availability and system stability.
You have
  • Professional level of English.
  • Professional working experience as a Data Engineer.
  • Deep understanding of maintainability, reliability, and availability of distributed systems.
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing big data pipelines, architectures, and unstructured data sets.
  • Experience building processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable data stores.
  • Experience supporting and working within cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience using one or more of the software/tools in each of the following categories:
    • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
    • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including SQL Server, Elasticsearch, Aerospike, and Solr.
    • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, C#, PHP, Java, etc.
We offer
  • The opportunity to participate in exciting high impact projects where you can innovate
  • The chance to work in a startup-like environment for a Fortune500 company
  • A competitive salary, annual bonus, and we share the company with you in stock units
  • We contribute to your gym membership and offer free Yoga classes, as well as Wellness Weeks with massages, workshops and other exciting events
  • Other perks like fresh fruit, snacks, and coffee
  • We offer a vast selection of classes through our program to enhance your professional and personal development
  • Monthly budget for social team events
  • We re in the heart of the Berlin startup scene with lots of space to encourage collaboration and teamwork

We are looking forward to your application!

About Transportation Engineering at Wayfair

Moving a couch across multiple countries to get it into your living room, one or two days after the order was placed, is a challenging business. One that has put Wayfair ahead of any other competitor in the US and soon in Europe. Finding the best routes, processing thousands of tracking messages every minute, handling real-world human errors, calculating the best rates and predicting accurate delivery dates are a few of the challenges that make our work impactful and exciting every day.

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