Senior/Staff Data Engineer @ Kpler in Austria

​​At Kpler, we simplify global trade information and provide valuable insights. Founded in 2014, our goal is to help over 10,000 organisations by offering the best intelligence on commodities, energy, and maritime through a single platform.
Working at Kpler means you’ll be a key player in turning complex data into strategic resources for our clients. Your role involves creating data-driven stories that empower clients in their industries.
Your expertise helps Kpler navigate markets successfully. Your journey starts here, where innovation meets impact. Join our team of 500+ talented people from 35+ countries worldwide.
We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our software engineering team (over 100 engineers).
Some of the exciting projects you could work on include: 
• Building a new pipeline to feed a live database which is used by clients and research teams to produce useful insight on the commodity market
• Building new features for our core platform including metrics & forecasting as well as scaling and stabilizing our data pipelines
As a Senior Data Engineer, you will: 
• Find efficient ways to tackle challenges using the relevant and up to date technologies
• Work across the stack to deliver new features from start-to-finish
• Improve performance and overcome scalability limits
• Own meaningful parts of our service, have an impact, grow with the company
• Actively share knowledge and document insights to support continuous team improvement and collaboration
• Act as a mentor for our junior engineers; On some projects, you may also need to act as the Tech lead 
Our Tech stack includes:
• VueJs, D3js, RESTfulAPI and more on the frontend
• Python, Java, Scala, Postgresql, ElasticSearch, Kafka, Spark, Snowflake and more on the backend
• AWS, GCP, terraform and ansible for DevOps tools
You may be a fit if…
• You have at least 10 years of experience in a similar role including significant experience in Python, Java, Scala or equivalent language
• You have over 5 years experience working with AWS and cloud technologies
• You are familiar with orchestration and in particular Astronomer
• You are familiar with building ETL and data pipelines, using asynchronous framework is a plus
• You are comfortable with SQL and NoSQL databases for OLTP and OLAP usages
• You value code simplicity, performance and details
• You have demonstrated that you can learn and adapt quickly 
• You are fluent in English and have experience working in an international environment

What you will receive from Kpler:
• You’ll get to work in a truly global work environment, with offices in 9 countries (UK, France, Belgium, Austria, US, Dubai and Singapore, Greece and Germany), we come from more than 50 countries and speak more than 20 languages
• We have truly embraced the new age of workplace flexibility where you can chose to work hybrid or onsite
• We offer competitive compensation & benefits including work from home allowance, medical and life insurance, training and development allowance, paid volunteer work and more!
• You will receive a company laptop and you can choose between Windows, Mac, or Linux
• Global maternity (extended leave), parental, festival and compassionate leave policies aligned to the contemporary needs of the family, and individual choices
And you REALLY want to join our Engineering team because:
• Interesting product & challenging technical problems to solve: our market is very specialized and quite complex! This means we build real algos and there’s some serious software engineering at work here!
• Our growth is exponential: we build new features and products everyday! We frequently tackle brand-new business areas which means there’s always everything to build and always an interesting problem to sink your teeth into!
• We are at the cross-road of Software Engineering, Commodity, Energy and Finance. This creates an interesting cultural mix: We value the flexibility, collaboration and employee-centric approach that the Tech culture brings but we also value the pragmatism, hard-working and intellectual excellence expectation that often runs in the Finance and Energy worlds
• Team of 85+ talented Engineers working with the most modern tech stack
Recruitment Process:
Recruiter Screen: 30 minute video interview with a recruiter from hiring team
Hiring Manager Interview: 45 minute exchange with one of our Engineering Managers from the dedicated team
Take Home Technical Exercise
Meet the Team: An opportunity to see the fit and get to know your potential future team!
We’re a dynamic company dedicated to nurturing connections and innovating solutions that tackle market challenges head-on. If you’re driven by customer satisfaction and thrive on turning ideas into reality, then you’ve found your ideal destination. Are you prepared to embark on this exciting journey with us?
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Don’t meet every single requirement? Research shows that women and people of color are less likely than others to apply if they feel like they don’t match 100% of the job requirements. Don’t let the confidence gap stand in your way, we’d love to hear from you! We understand that experience comes in many different forms and are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team.
Kpler is committed to providing a fair, inclusive and diverse work-environment. We believe that different perspectives lead to better ideas, and better ideas allow us to better understand the needs and interests of our diverse, global community. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.
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