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Senior Data Engineer*

Your Profile

You hold a university degree in data science, computer science, business computer science, or a comparable degree and have several years of project experience in handling big data, stream and batch processing and DevOps in containerized cloud environments? You exhibit a good command of German and English and would like to support our team with immediate effect?

*We focus on talent, not gender

What we offer

  • Development of smart big data platforms in cooperation with an innovative data science team and co-development of common standards
  • Future-oriented working with the latest technologies in exciting and international customer projects
  • Mentoring, coaching and knowledge transfer as well as the opportunity to assume responsibility quickly
  • Agile working methods, flexible working hours and the opportunity to select projects according to individual interests
  • Flat hierarchies and fast processes
  • Wide range of opportunities for further development
  • Immediate start to support the team

What we are looking for

  • Experience in application development with a focus on data analytics
  • Extensive knowledge of distributed / scalable DB technologies (HANA, MongoDB, Hadoop)
  • Existing project experience in the field of stream / event processing (Flink, Kafka, Hive, etc.) and Storing
  • More secure handling of query languages (SQL, XSLT, JOLT) of various data formats (XML, JSON, Avro) as well as programming with Python is an advantage
  • Existing know-how to develop scalable data flow architectures tool-supported (Nifi) and embed them in existing IT landscapes
  • Experience with DWH, ETL/ELT, BI and data management

Sounds interesting?

We are looking forward to receiving your application to career@sovanta.com

sovanta AG
Mittermaierstraße 31
69115 Heidelberg


Madeleine Meier

HR Specialist
T +49 (0)6221 18733-105

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Any questions?

For questions or more information do not hesitate to contact our recruiting team.

+49 6221 18733 105

What is important to us

  • Your input is important to us

    Taking on responsibility quickly and dynamically at all levels through direct communication and short decision-making channels helps you and the company to advance.

  • Always at the cutting edge

    We are a dynamic and innovative company, which is why we always work with the latest technology and trends.

  • It’s important to have fun

    Whether it’s the spring, summer or Christmas party, we like to celebrate together – not only successful projects, but sometimes with our families or even just because! A sense of team spirit and a fun work environment are extremely important to us.

  • We take good care of you

    Financial stability provides security, both for you and for us. With a view to the future, we support your financial freedom by offering pension packages.

  • Freedom at work

    A healthy work-life balance and support for employees with families through flexible working hours gives you the flexibility you need to organize your life.

  • Mentoring connects us

    Exchanging ideas with personal mentors and regular knowledge sharing sessions keep us abreast of the latest developments.

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