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Full-time, Permanent Employment

Data Engineer (m/f) | Frankfurt am Main

Company Description

Solactive AG is a FinTech company operating globally and growing at a fast pace, headquartered in Frankfurt. Since 2007, we develop tailor-made and multi-asset class index solutions for ETFs and other index-linked investment products for the leading global investment banks and asset managers as our clients. Flexibility, efficiency and providing the highest quality are at the heart and soul of our business philosophy. We are now hiring!

Job Overview

Our Data Solutions team forms an essential link between our business and infrastructure teams: it defines and implements business processes in data pipelines, monitors existing services and thereby provides the best service to our customers. As a Data Engineer in our Data Solutions team you will be working on a broad set of real-world problems of large scale that have a direct and significant business impact. In close collaboration with our business analysts and software engineers you will create high-performance data processing solutions that scale using emerging technologies and approaches and help us define new best practices.

Your Tasks

  • Designing and implementing distributed, high-volume micro-services through modular, loosely coupled design principles 
  • Implementing data models and storage solutions for high accessibility and scalability 
  • Developing and maintaining clearly defined APIs that enable other developers to consume our micro-services through a self-service model
  • Developing and deploying highly scalable cloud computing technologies
  • Optimizing back-end performance for maximum speed, scalability and reliability
  • Balancing the tradeoff between vision and pragmatism

Your Profile

  • Academic degree in computer science, mathematics or electrical engineering or equivalent professional experience 
  • Experience in processing data at scale, in batches and streams
  • Spark, Flink, Kafka, Apache Airflow and others are your tools of trade
  • Fluency in Java and/or Python
  • Experienced with RDBMS, NoSQL databases, and in-depth understanding of the consistency and availability guarantees they provide
  • Knowledge of large distributed systems and their properties
  • Keen on understanding the business which our systems will enable
  • Intercultural competence and very good communication skills in English (verbal and written)

Our Offer

  • Be part of the Solactive family, a motivated team with an international setting 
  • Get to know the dynamics of an established, successful FinTech company 
  • Experience a modern start-up culture with a flat hierarchy 
  • Seize the opportunity to develop personally, take over responsibility and maintain direct customer contact from day one 
  • Receive numerous benefits (e.g. gym, regular staff parties like after-work BBQs)

Your Application

Interested? Don’t miss your chance and directly apply online by clicking the “Apply now” button above and filling in the application form. Please make sure to also upload your CV, cover letter and relevant references. If you have any questions beforehand, please get in contact with our HR team ( or +49 (0) 69 719 160-246).

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Eva, Global Head of Human Resources

Hello! If you’re reading this then hopefully you’re considering a career with us. We’re constantly looking for talented people to join us, and have opportunities available in a wide variety of roles. We offer jobs where you can make a real difference to how the industry evolves. Come on, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Eva, Global Head of Human Resources

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