Data Specialist (Engineering & Analytics) - FinTech (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

lastminute.com is looking for a FinTech Data Specialist for its Tech for Finance team (Finance Automation) based in Chiasso.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting  the automation of financial processes (passive reconciliation, monthly closing, billing and credit note controls, etc.) acting as a Developer and supporting and communicating with IT and Finance department, according to specific tools (like Talend Open Studio, TIBCO Spotfire, Gitlab, Rundeck, etc) creation through the use of project management methodology
  • Generating or gathering from other functions any development and reengineering  for Finance needs 
  • Supporting in defining tasks for the Finance Automation activities (data quality, data integration, data acquisition, data analysis, reporting) and directly developing them according to the needs and priorities of different stakeholders
  • Identification of areas of improvement/inefficiencies impacting our systems  and collaborating to develop new IT processes/functionalities 

Qualifications

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • University education in Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics
  • 2/3 years of application and software development experience
  • Knowledge of data mining techniques and tools ETL
  • Knowledge of reporting tools (ex. Spotfire, QlikView)
  • Strong experience with using Microsoft Excel, MySQL, and RDBMS
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Easily able to communicate technical and analytical content in an understandable way
  • Fluency in English.

Desirable

  • 2+ years with ETL tool Talend Open Studio

Abilities/qualities 

  • Project management skills and good communication abilities
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously and to set deadlines
  • Curiosity and will to discover and to have every day new challenges complete the profile
  • A proactive attitude focused on "problem-solving" , and it is essential to have a spirit of adaptation in order to be able to get the required result
  • Innovative thinker,  positive, proactive and readily embraces change

Additional Information

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

  • 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 according to local laws

  • Welfare platform (Corporate Benefits) where you will find dedicated discounts with more than 1500 partners