Senior PHP Developer @ Kpler in Athens


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​​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.
Purpose of the role:
Implement reliable pipelines to get results and useful information from different data sources by integrating, managing, consolidating and cleansing data. Deal with raw, possibly not validated data that contains human, machine or instrument errors. Ensure that any data is properly received, transformed, stored and made accessible to other users, by applying the proper tests and business rules. Combine, prepare and provide data sets for analytical or operational uses. Have a high sense of data understanding in order to implement code that improves data reliability, efficiency, and quality.
The role is under the Business Intelligence team, within the Engineering department, and reports to the BI Manager.

Typical Tasks & Activities

    • Translates business rules to reliable data transformation pipelines.
    • Creates necessary back-end infrastructure for analytics, reporting visualizations and ML flows.
    • Builds, maintains and improves the BI reporting code-base, ensuring data integrity and availability according to the needs of the BI team and of the rest of KPLER
    • Builds integration and unit tests for all data wrangling scripts, in order to ensure high data quality and consistency
    • Identifies data flow inefficiencies and proposes alternative solutions

Skills & Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree on Computer  Science , Information Technology or related fields.
    • More than 4 years of experience with back-end engineering PHP
    • More than 3 years of professional experience with SQL, queries and RDBMS design principles.
    • Unit and Integration Testing
    • Versioning (Git)
    • Ability to understand the business logic behind the data-sets, in order to ensure data quality
    • Excellent command of the English language
    • Some familiarity with Big Data technologies and frameworks would be an asset
    • NoSQL databases would be an asset
    • Experience with back-end engineering in Python would be an asset
    • AWS experience would be an asset
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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