Senior Data Engineer

Senior Professional Job Netherlands, Delft Technology Netherlands
As a Senior Data Engineer within Exact’s Data Science team you have an exciting amount of data being processed every day and an innovative data platform to take care of. This is possible thanks to the smart processing of anonymized data from the more than 550,000 businesses in the Benelux. At Exact, your technical skills and “dare to” mentality, can lead to the best innovations. And where is your career heading? That’s up to you. The career opportunities are unprecedented. 1,850 enterprising colleagues have already paved the way. Are you on board?

This = the job you are looking for
In the Data Science team, we aim to make Exact and its customers smarter, by assisting a data-driven decision-making process via our innovative data platform. The purpose of the data platform is to ingest and process relevant information from all pertinent sources and make quick and reliable insights available to Exact’s products and customers, as well as internal stakeholders. 
And that's not all. We can rely on you as a Senior Data Engineer to:
  • take care of automation and creation off self-healable solutions 
  • make sure daily jobs are running as expected 
  • keepi our products up-to-date with AWS new launchings
  • productizing machine learning projects in AWS 
  • support the internal organization with additional data ingestions
  • participate and contribute to constructive discussions about the architecture and technical aspects of the data platform
  • encourage the team and support with technical queries
  • give presentations and help structuring data engineering guild
This = your team 
You will join the 15 colleagues in our multidisciplinary and multicultural Data Science team that includes experts in data scientist, analytics and engineering as part of the Technology organization. They are known for innovative power and smooth cooperation. Asking for help if necessary and offering help if possible is part of their DNA. We have few predefined paths, which gives you plenty of room to choose your own. 

Our developers are always looking for ways to improve the products. They do this by continuously building and innovating. The annual 48-hour hackathon always results in the development of new ideas and clearly demonstrates the importance of team spirit when building software.

The Data Science department is known for its statistics, engineering and machine learning skills to create AI and analytics functionalities for our customers. This is particularly evident in the exciting amount of data being processed every day and our data platform to handle this.
The main responsibilities of the department are: 
  • Transformation of data into artificial intelligence in Exact’s solutions for our customers
  • Give insights into the customer journey to internal stakeholders
This = what you future colleagues says
While we take work seriously, we also like to have a good time, at work and outside. In normal times – when in the office – we bring a lot of passion to the day. The team likes to do a lot of activities together also outside of the office – during this challenging times with physical distance –  the team has adapted and developed their own ways to keep connected by having a fun online gaming session at the end of the week. How often do you get to work hard to keep the wheels turning using the latest technologies and have fun at the same time? 
 
This = what you bring
With us, you can be yourself, and we would love to discover what sets you apart. For the position of Senior Data Engineer it’s helpful if you have a passion for learning and keeping up to date with new technologies and preferably have an eye for quality. What’s more, you bring:
  • At least 7 years work experience (minimum 3 as a data engineer)
  • Programming skills in Python; .Net core is a great advantage
  • Solid knowledge of databases and ETLs
  • Solid knowledge on data processing frameworks (Spark,  Hive, Hadoop etc.) and Big Data processing on Amazon Web Services Cloud (knowledge of Azure is a plus)
  • A proponent of clean code
  • DevOps mentality and Agility and flexibility to cope with change
  • Creativity to come up with new ways of transforming/analyzing/ingesting data to expand and improve the scalability of our data pipeline
  • Clear communication towards stakeholders and experts
This = what you get
At Exact, we work hard. And there is something in return. The balance between work and relaxation is very important to us. So once everything gets back to normal, you can work up a sweat in our own gym or take a break at the coffee bar. Empty your head and then tackle your daily tasks with renewed energy. And, of course, that's not all. As a Senior Data Engineer, based on 40 hours per week, you can also count on:
  • A market conform gross monthly salary;
  • A holiday allowance of 8%;
  • A thirteenth-month bonus;
  • An open-ended employment contract; 
  • 3 CSR (do good) days;
  • A modern pension scheme;
  • 27 holidays;
  • Loyalty days (for every year in service, one additional day with a maximum of five);
  • The best training and coaching so you will develop yourself, personally and professionally; 
  • Personal Experimentation Time;
  • An organization that gives you all the room you need; 
  • Ambitious colleagues with an eye and passion for IT and innovation;
  • When in the office, a great space with a barista bar and a fitness room.
This = why you shouldn’t wait 
If it feels good, don't hesitate. Let us know why you are exactly the right Senior Data Engineer. How you will contribute to the next step of smart processing of business administrations?

If you have any questions about the position and/or the application procedure, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, Linda van Alphen will be happy to answer them via linda.van.alphen@exact.com 

This= our application procedure
  • If we have enough in common, there will first be a telephone intake with the recruiter.  
  • The second step is an interview with the hiring manager and, finally, an in-depth discussion with
  • both. 
  • A screening and/or a coding or analytical test may be part of the selection process. 
This = Exact
Founded in 1984 and now operating in more than 100 countries, we are a leader in the global business and financial software market. What makes us stand out? We combine the energy of a start-up with the advantages of a multinational. Our aim is to create the best business software with the most innovative software solutions. Over 550,000 entrepreneurs and accountants trust our software and use it on a daily basis.

As an employer, we accept our social responsibility. This is important to us and we genuinely believe in it. We think green in everything we do, whether it's by reducing paper consumption, encouraging digital working and minimising travel by plane and car. We also support employees who want to contribute to the (local) community.  Exact celebrates differences and views them as a learning opportunity. We assess ideas based on merit, rather than source. It’s passion, dedication and ownership that earn you a place at the table. 
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