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Data Engineer in Amsterdam

Every day, millions of people rely on WeTransfer to share their creative ideas. So, the work we do matters. Come and be a part of it.  We're looking for a Data Engineer who daydreams about diving deeply into... Our approach to growth &...


Every day, millions of people rely on WeTransfer to share their creative ideas. So, the work we do matters. Come and be a part of it. 

We're looking for a Data Engineer who daydreams about diving deeply into data

Our approach to growth & analytics

WeTransfer is used by millions every day - from our moms to your favourite artists. The quest, to design simple tools to a wide variety of people, comes with a lot of decisions. Should we develop bigger file transfer sizes or rather build an integration for a designer tool? From our website to mobile applications till our content platform, we are challenged with new questions each day. It is our responsibility to fill the gaps with quantitative research and experimentation to shape the future of our products.

What you’ll be doing

As a Data Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, implementation and support of our analytical tools. Some we will source from third parties, others we will build in-house. We are looking for someone who will gladly choose an off the shelf solution when it is the right fit, but is also not afraid to get their hands dirty with code when such a solution does not exist. Currently, our data is stored in MySQL, Postgres, Redshift and S3, and we’re always looking for new ways and tools to turn that data into actionable insights. The Data Engineer plays a crucial role in that process, sitting at the intersection between engineering and business.

We are looking for someone with:
  • Experience in dealing with large (>billion rows) amounts of data.
  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field.
  • Special interest in makings things robust and fault tolerant.
  • A passion to automate things.
  • Deep understanding of database design and SQL.
  • Strong programming skills (Python preferred).
  • Hands-on experience with AWS or similar (EC2, S3, Lambda, etc).
  • Hands-on experience with analytical databases (Redshift or similar).

Even better if you have:
  • Experience with Airflow, Google Analytics, event data processing, Metabase (or other BI tools).

A little something about us

Since 2009 WeTransfer has been helping people share their creative ideas. We believe creative thinking changes the way we see the world, and so we develop tools to get people into their flow – that strange and beautiful state where everything comes together and the best work happens.

Today, 42 million people in 195 countries share ideas using WeTransfer. We are constantly developing new products, as well as rethinking what our current platforms can be, and can do.

Our founders originally worked in design, media and marketing; today we’re lucky to be working with the most creative minds in branding, sales, design, support and engineering.

We believe a diverse company is a better company. Whatever your story, we want to hear from you. Whatever your background, we’ll help you do your best work. All employees get an annual €1,000 personal development budget to learn new skills, or improve existing ones.

Our Amsterdam office sits right by the river in the east of the city; our LA team are based in Venice. With lunch, snacks and great coffee, we know how to keep our teams properly fuelled. Our culture team designs a program of outings, speakers, workshops and fitness classes to get a good work-life balance, and there is free gym membership for all employees too. 

Like the sound of working with us?

We’re a company that makes a difference for millions of people with a culture that values each individual. Come and join us!

Extra informatie

Fulltime (startersfunctie)

Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | ICT / IT / Programmeur | Fulltime (startersfunctie)

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