Data Engineer (f/m/d)

Full time, Cologne/Barcelona/remote, Business Intelligence

About us:

We are Homelike, a young and dynamic prop-tech start-up and the leading marketplace for long-term business apartments. Homelike provides a best-in-class booking experience for business travelers seeking high-quality long-term apartments from professional suppliers looking to rent units for 30 nights or more. With over 65,000+ high-quality apartments in 450+ cities, Homelike offers one of the largest portfolios of furnished apartments for business travelers in Europe and we are expanding continuously into new countries. We have offices in Barcelona, London, and Cologne and were recently voted by Tech5 as one of the “hottest start-ups” in Germany!

As a Data Engineer at Homelike you’ll develop data pipelines, own our search page ranking algorithm and create tools to make data for stakeholders accessible and easy to analyse. Does this sound like your next challenge? Are you looking for a role in a prop-tech start-up where your work can make a real impact? Then join our BI team and become part of the Homelike family.

How you are part of our success story:

  • You build data pipelines that are well designed, robust, maintainable, tested and optimized to run under tight time constraints (AWS kinesis, AWS Lambda)
  • You develop tools to enable stakeholders to derive analysis without the need for deep technical understanding
  • You automate business processes across multiple domains
  • You are part of our Data team and work autonomously to make impactful business decisions
  • You will own the search page ranking algorithm (Linear Regression)
  • You will take the ownership of DWH (including all elements of DWH management – BigQuery) and AWS services related to data

What you need to convince us:

  • You have at least 3+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or similar role
  • You are experienced with one of the major cloud platforms (AWS and/or GCP)
  • Very strong Python and SQL skills
  • You have excellent communication skills and you are able to communicate clearly with different also stakeholders
  • You can break down complex problems into small understandable pieces and can translate business needs into code
  • You are experienced in implementing event driven data pipelines, consuming data from streaming service (e.g. kinesis) and in working with or have had ownership of a data warehouse, and with NoSQL databases
  • You are familiar with software development and the practice of CI/CD

What would be a plus:

  • Ideally, you have already experience working with a serverless based pipelines (AWS Lambda)
  • Experience with BigQuery and MongoDB are a big plus
  • Understanding of data engineering as it relates to performance marketing and a digital product
  • Prior experience with SalesForce

What you can expect from your Homelike journey:

  • Be Entrepreneurial: You can have a huge impact on our product and help disrupt a high growth 160bn mid-term rental market while bringing in your own ideas 
  • International Environment: Work together with a highly motivated, international Talent Team from 3 different offices and +25 different nationalities 
  • Growth & Responsibility: We support your personal development & reaching your career goals in a flat hierarchy surrounding
  • Flexible Working: We offer a modern working environment with trusted working hours and a flexible working remote policy allowing you to work from home/remote or from our office in Cologne
  • Relocation: We offer support for our international talents in relocation, visa & work permit costs & questions

Our tech stack:

  • Javascript (Nodejs)
  • Reactjs 
  • MongoDB / BigQuery
  • AWS
  • Docker / Kubernetes
  • CircleCI

Sounds great? It is! So what are you waiting for?

Why are especially YOU a good fit for Homelike?

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Your contact: Jill Froembgen

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