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.
At this moment lastminute.com Group is looking for a Data Engineer for its Metasearch Business Unit based in Chiasso, Switzerland.
He/she will construct, develop, optimize and maintain complex data structures taking relevant decisions about technologies and development strategies according to the other senior members of the team.
Data ingestion from partners using API or static files
Data manipulation and aggregation to generate core data for product
ETL for analysis and report creation
Internal support for other teams
3+ years of experience in software development with proficiency in Java or even better Scala, making extensive use of unit, functional and integration tests
BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent industry experience
Strong knowledge of Object-Oriented design, patterns, algorithms and data structures
Good knowledge of Apache Spark framework
Good knowledge of SQL databases
Experience in writing code for multi-threaded systems taking into account memory/computation constraints
Basic knowledge of Unix
Basic knowledge of Git or other equivalent version control tool
Basic knowledge of Maven, SBT or other equivalent build tool
Basic knowledge of Statistics and Machine Learning
Experience in programming with Python using libraries such as NumPy, Pandas and Scikit-learn
Hands on Bash
Hands on Docker
Pragmatic, but able to be meticulous with attention to detail
Highly self-motivated, uses initiative and “go to” problem solver
Willingness to go beyond the call of duty to get the job done
Committed to, and actively works towards, continuous self-improvement
Proactive and always ready to study new technologies
By joining our company, you will have the chance to: