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Full-time, Permanent Employment

Senior Data Engineer (m/f/d) | 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 Senior 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

  • Implementing data models and storage solutions for high volume data in an accessible and scalable manner 
  • Building up a centralized data warehouse that acts as the unique source of all relevant data in the long run 
  • Optimizing queries executed in distributed systems by improving query plans and considering data partitioning and compression 
  • Engineering ETL processes through the whole data pipeline using Python (Apache Airflow) 
  • Maintaining the ETL stack 
  • Being an in-house consultant for best track, store and access data

Your Profile

  • Academic degree in computer science, related studies or equivalent professional experience 
  • Relevant work experience in similar position 
  • Advanced experience in implementing and optimizing data processing jobs in Hadoop / Spark and RDBM systems 
  • Excellent SQL skills including experience with various database technologies such as MySQL / Postgres / MS SQL Server / Oracle 
  • Fluency in Python 
  • Previous experience with CI/DevOps tools/platforms (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Ansible) would be an advantage 
  • Intercultural competence, meticulousness and a passion for documentation 
  • 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 on our website and filling in the application form. Please make sure to also upload your CV, cover letter and relevant references. Your contact person is Sarah Domaradzki (+49 (0) 69 719 160-246). We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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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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