Senior Data Engineer (m/f) - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Senior Data Engineer (m/f)

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg. 

With our core “premium network” we developed a product that is so valuable to our customers that they are willing to pay for it! We build mobile and web based products which enable our users to connect and communicate with each other, while we also provide the interaction between our platform and our user wallet. We constantly challenge our existing business models and work on new innovative products. Our unit currently consists of nearly 70 people in 5 agile development teams, and we’re not done growing yet.

A challenging task

  • Be part of an awesome and professional cross-functional team in a mature and highly dynamic and agile and international development environment. 
  • Work with our Big Data Stack to analyse and interpret big amounts of data.
  • Improve existing services and build new features to enrich the users' experience and help to deliver the most relevant content and connect people.
  • As a Data Engineer, you will be also working closely with our Backend and QA Engineers and many more.

A convincing background

  • Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of statistics, information retrieval and integration. Excellent hands-on skills in exploring large datasets.
  • Hands-on experience with Scala. Ruby and Ruby on Rails experience is a plus.
  • Experience in technologies and frameworks like Spark, Hadoop, Kafka or Cassandra is preferred, but not mandatory.
  • Proficient English language skills (German not required)

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

We're an Open Source contributor ( and let the world know what we're doing ( while also organising public user groups and coding events.



Martina Hertel

Martina Hertel

HR Manager

Software Engineering 

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