Job announcement Data Engineer

We are searching for an innovative and resourceful Data Engineer to join our growing team. You will be part of the process as we are going to terabyte-scale quantities of data in near real-time for IoT solutions for the Rail sector.

We are building a next generation smart Data-platform for applications in the area of logistics, with data at the center of delivering completely new possibilities to the Railway sector and their customers. We’re a small and young team in an inter-company early stage startup within the Paribus-Group. The locomotive division northrail was founded in 2008 and is currently managing a still growing vehicle pool of 125 locomotives and is one of the leaders of the German railway industry.

You will work in a small but fast-growing team at the interface to Data Science, Business Intelligence and software development. As the project dives into new applications, you can play a crucial part in developing our new Cloud-structures from scratch and participate in the process to a state of the art IT-focused working culture in the sense of continuous integration. We have new challenges for you!


What will you do?

  • Be part of a team responsible for the design, development and maintenance of our data processing streaming pipelines in Azure using Hadoop, Kafka and Spark.
  • Work closely with data scientists and engineers, providing them with access to the data.
  • Become an owner of the full development and operations cycle of a product, whilst helping to ensure our systems are running correctly and efficiently.

We are looking for a passionate Engineers who:

  • Has at least two years of experience with data ingestion, analysis, integration, and design of large-scale applications.
  • Has practical experience in administering scalable, high availability, business critical systems.
  • Has strong programming experience in SQL and Python.
  • Has extensive knowledge of at least one higher language (e.g. Scala, Java, C#, C++) and is willing to self-learn a new language.
  • Has experience in data mining processes, signal processing, time series analysis or related fields.
  • Has experience with massive parallel processing i.e. Hadoop, Spark, Pig, Hive etc.
  • Cares deeply about software best practices and is dedicated to ensuring quality via testing, benchmarking, and peer review.
  • Dedicates oneself to continue learning and improving and enjoys helping others grow around them.

We are looking for a passionate Engineers who:

  • Besides the usual startup perks like free drinks, free coffee, flat hierarchies, an experienced management, we are offering you a lot of space for your work, your ideas and your initiatives.
  • A modern, recently refurbished office in the center of Hamburg, but flexible Workplaces are possible as you will be able to perform most your work from anywhere.
  • We offer flexible working hours to fit around your personal life or perhaps you just want to come in to work a little later.
  • Best IT-tools that money can buy and the possibility to bring your own device

If this sounds exactly what you are looking for, then we are awaiting your application and looking forward to starting our journey together! Contact us at