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Senior Data Platform Engineer

Berlin, Germany · Engineering

About the Senior Data Platform Engineer in CRM Integrations Squad:

The team is part of the Platform Tribe and is focusing on setting up the data infrastructure that enables Salesforce as our CRM System. We are building our platform using the latest technology and we want you to help us raise the bar and drive these changes. 

Some of the tools and technologies used in the team:

  • AWS and Terraform for our Cloud Infrastructure

  • Airflow, Kafka, Spark, Mulesoft for our batch and stream processing pipelines

  • Snowflake for data warehousing

  • Salesforce as our CRM Platform

  • Python

\* We do not expect candidates to have prior experience with all these tools or technologies

About the role & what you’ll do:

As a Senior Data Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for

  • Building and scaling complex data pipelines and streaming solutions that collect data into our data lake and provide data to internal services and external users.

  • CI/CD management for Kafka Components / Data Lake pipelines for a CRM/Customer Data Platform. 

  • Contributing to architecture, guidelines and best practices for building and maintaining our data platform.

  • Working closely with the stakeholders on data solutions.

  • Engaging in knowledge sharing activities. 

  • Participating in hiring new engineers for the team

  • Develop, scale and maintain big data infrastructure in the cloud. In particular, data lake and big data processing tools

  • Create playbooks to provision and deploy data engineering tools in AWS

  • Apply best security practices to design and implement the data lake in the cloud

  • Help users to build their own data in/out pipelines via Spark or Flink

You’ll be great for this role if you have

  • Experience working with data or backend engineering on large scale systems with high throughput (5+ years of full time work experience in Data Engineering, previous background in backend development would be a plus)  

  • Commercial experience working with Python and Scala/Spark

  • In depth knowledge of AWS technologies

  • Demonstrable experience working with Kafka (On-premises, Confluent or AWS Managed Kafka) and stream processing frameworks

  • Commercial experience with Kubernetes as the container orchestration platform

  • You have previous experience delivering Infrastructure as Code using Terraform

Nice to have:

  • Further experience in Go/Java/Ruby is considered a plus.

  • First-hand experience in mentoring.

  • Previous experience within the financial services and banking domain

  • Familiarity with CRM Systems like Salesforce

Why you should join SumUp:

📚  A dedicated annual L&D budget for attending conferences and/or advancing your career through further education

🚀  Enrolment onto our VSOP program - you will own a stake in SumUp’s future success. 

👩🏼‍💻  The opportunity to work on large scale fintech products used by millions of businesses around the world

💶  A corporate pension scheme where we match up to 20% of your contributions

🚵🏾‍♂️  Numerous other benefits such as Urban Sports Club subsidy, Kita placement assistance, relocation assistance, subsidised office lunches.

About us:

SumUp is a leading financial technology company, founded in 2012 with the goal of empowering small businesses around the globe. We’re the financial partner of choice for more than 4 million merchants in over 35 markets. We collectively build, plan and fine-tune the technology that drives SumUp and empowers small businesses around the world.

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realise their dreams. Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their business. With a founders mentality and a 'team-first attitude' our diverse teams across Europe, South America, and the United States work together to ensure that small business owners can be successful doing what they love.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by Company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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