Data Engineer (also available for full remote working)

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

At the heart of our culture is a commitment of inclusion across race, gender, age sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

Job Description

*Please note that this can be a full remote working position*

lastminute.com is looking for a Data Engineer for its Data & Analytics department.

The candidate will have the opportunity to become a key member in one of the Data & Analytics teams (Marketing&Media, Product, Customer, Sales, Finance), leveraging his/her engineering skills to acquire, manipulate, orchestrate and monitor data.

Data is at our core and its reliability and effectiveness have direct impact in producing actionable insights and improving business performance

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with both data and non-data colleagues to understand data needs.
  • Design, build and deploy extremely efficient and reliable data pipelines 
  • Educate your partners: use your data and analytics experience to ‘see what’s missing’, identifying and addressing gaps in their existing understanding and processes.
  • Leverage data and business principles to solve large scale web, mobile and data infrastructure problems.
  • Build data expertise and own data quality for your areas

Qualifications

Essential

  • 3-5 years of experience in similar role in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor or master degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics or similar fields
  • SQL language knowledge and programming languages (e.g. Java, Python, Scala)
  • Experience with workflow management engines (e.g. Airflow, Google Cloud Composer)
  • Experience in Data Modelling.
  • Experience with data quality and validation.
  • Experience in custom ETL design, implementation and maintenance
  • Experience working with cloud or on-prem Big Data/MPP analytics platform (e.g. AWS Redshift, Google BigQuery or similar)
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically with a strong attitude for problem solving
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken

Desirable

  • Experience in analysing data to discover opportunities and address gaps.
  • Experience with SQL performance tuning and E2E process optimization.
  • Experience with anomaly/outlier detection.
  • Familiarity with digital and ecommerce business
  • Previous experience in the travel industry

Additional Information

Abilities/qualities 

  • Problem solving and decision making skills and innovative thinking 
  • Passionate about digital world, ambitious and motivated  with a can-do attitude
  • High attention to detail and ability to effectively manage multiple projects at a time, successfully able to meet deadlines
  • Proactivity and strategic approach 
  • Strong team player with willingness to challenge existing processes and applications

What we offer

  • Possibility to work in an international agile environment 
  • Dedicated time for personal growth
  • Access to online learning platform like O’Reilly 
  • Possibility to join conferences around Europe for continuous improvement

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Receive a bonus after 5 and one after 10 years in the company
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave