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Data Engineer

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Why Recharge

Join Recharge, a global leader in online prepaid payments. Our mission is clear: "Make Prepaid Easy".

We operate in over 180 markets worldwide and process millions of transactions annually. With a powerful global network of digital marketplaces, we serve businesses and consumers with over 16,000 products from brands such as Google, Nintendo, Netflix & Ikea.

Established in 2010 and headquartered in Amsterdam, with a secondary office in Eindhoven and a hub office in Lisbon, where over 38 nationalities work together.

We're backed by Prime Ventures, Smartfin, Committed Capital, and BlackRock. We're rapidly growing, acquiring our competitors, highly entrepreneurial, and ambitious in our pursuit of market leadership.

The Role 

We’re looking for a Data Engineer to join our Data Platform & Marketing Automation Team! 🚀

Are you experienced with Cloud Computing, Data Modelling, and Python, and you fancy working on scaling up the platform that will dominate the world of branded payments? Then we really need your help to make it happen 🎯

Job requirements

What will I do? 

  • You will develop and maintain data pipelines

  • You will design, build, extend, and maintain our Data Platform

  • You will support other teams within our company in their work with the Data Platform

What You Have 

  • A pragmatic - customer-centric - approach to software design. You’re aware of commonly applied design concepts and principles, and able to express your point of view to get people along with you during design discussions

  • Strong data modeling skills and proficiency in SQL

  • Write clean, performant Python code. Experience with JVM-based programming languages is a plus

  • Experience with developing and deploying cloud-based data solutions (preferably AWS)

  • Experience with containerization solutions (Docker). Hands-on practice with Kubernetes is a plus

  • Experience with AWS Redshift, GCP BigQuery, or another data warehousing platform

  • Practical experience with the following technologies will come in handy: streaming technology such as Kafka, data processing with Apache Spark, workflow management tools like Apache Airflow or AWS Step Functions

  • Ability to operate responsibly in alignment with the industry best practices and team conventions. The ability to drive initiatives toward completion and deliver working solutions is a must-have.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Recharge we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

What we offer 

  • A full-time job in a fast-growing e-commerce company with a start-up culture

  • Lots of room to work on new ideas, and to learn and grow, whilst facing complex challenges

  • Little hierarchy with focus on teamwork and creativity, which means that every idea counts

  • 30 vacation days so you can relax and enjoy time with your loved ones

  • An inspiring office and inspiring colleagues in the centre of Amsterdam (next to the Amstel) with our own chef preparing healthy breakfast, the best lunches and delicious afternoon snacks!

  • An environment that values diversity and equal opportunity to everyone

The process ⚙️

1. Apply: Want in? Let us know! Apply for a role and help us get to know your best self

2. Phone interview: One of our recruiters will get in touch to help you both understand if Recharge is the right next move for you

3. First interview: You’ll meet with your future line manager (either in person or online) to talk about you, our culture, and whether you’re a fit for the job

4. Second Interview: You’ll meet with your future line manager and a key team member to talk about the role and responsibilities and how you could fit in. Potentially you will also be provided with a problem or exercise specific to your domain

5. Final Interview: You will have an open discussion about your motivations, ambitions and way of working

6. Offer: You did it! There are only a few tickets available, and this one has your name on it. Welcome to the team.

Proactive acquisition from 3rd parties is not appreciated.