(Senior) Data Engineer (m/f) - XING Corporate
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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.

Our Data Science team is responsible for turning data into services and products for XING. Around 20 Data scientists, architects and engineers work together to create highly scalable solutions that serve millions of users. We bring state-of-the-art algorithms into production by making use of technologies such as Hadoop (e.g. Hive, Spark), Akka, Kafka, Cassandra, elasticsearch, etc. At the moment, we are forming a new sub-team that aims at enriching XING’s data graph and developing new data services. For this new sub-team, we are seeking for Data Engineers who help with implementing data processing pipelines and data services that are used by in a variety of XING products. If you want to get things done rather than sit in meetings, like helping others and learning from them, you will have fun on our team!

A challenging task

  • Solve challenging problems in the context of real-time processing, machine learning, Big Data, distributed systems
  • Write code for processing and analyzing large amounts of data and help designing new services and products
  • Implement smart data-driven algorithms and services using Scala and technologies such as Akka, elasticsearch, Kafka, Cassandra, Spark and other technologies from the Hadoop stack

A convincing background

  • BSc or higher degree in Computer Science, Math or similar discipline
  • Solid programming skills in Scala/Java
  • At least two years of Software Engineering experience
  • Hands-on experience in processing large datasets (e.g. with SQL, Hive, etc.)
  • Experience in implementing scalable software that handles large datasets (e.g. with technologies from the Hadoop stack)
  • Proficient English language skills (German is 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 (https://github.com/xing) and let the world know what we're doing (https://medium.com/xing-engineering) while also organising public user groups and coding events.
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Martina Hertel

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