Mid/Senior Data Engineer (m/f/d)


Berlin Office


Who is byrd?

We are a fast-growing e-commerce logistics and fulfillment company on a mission to revolutionize the logistics industry. By setting the new standard of e-commerce logistics by offering state-of-the-art logistics solutions to online shops of all shapes and sizes, we aim to become #1 European e-commerce fulfillment provider. As such, our scalable fulfillment services empower online retailers to grow their business and enable them to fulfill their potential.

Where do you come into the picture?

As a tech-driven logistics company with offices in Berlin and Vienna, we are always looking for passionate team players, free spirits, creative dissenters, humble gurus, and technology experts who understand the big picture. Our curiosity sparks an endless appetite for learning and we appreciate constructive criticism (and are not afraid to employ it).

Data sits at the heart of everything we do at byrd.  You will be joining a team that supports the decisions and day-to-day functioning of all parts of the business - whether customers, logistics partners, or internal stakeholders.  byrd is growing rapidly and we have lots of new things to build in our data stack, including integration with third-party vendors, building an event-sourced data pipeline in AWS, and surfacing advanced analytics to our customers.  You will be a key part of making this happen,and will be able to take responsibility for projects and drive development and technology adoption.

We are looking for a Mid/Senior Data Engineer to join our team in Berlin

1️⃣ This is how we see your role & responsibilities: 

Improving and extending our data pipeline and data warehouse in Redshift
Working on our migration to event-based data sources
Supporting the  growth and development of other team members
Identifying and resolving performance and data quality issues
Analysing data for research and ad-hoc requests
Bringing in your own experience and ideas
Taking ownership for technical and management areas as we grow

2️⃣ These are the skills we are looking for:

A high level of ability in SQL is a must!  You’ve got 3+ years of experience using it for your job, and you can compare and switch between different techniques to solve a problem.
Confident in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, Scala, NodeJS, Rust) 3+ years’ experience, preferably in data-oriented tasks
Experience of producing data or software projects collaboratively in a team
Good understanding of data modelling principles
Enough real-world experience to know what can (or maybe can't) work in practice
 A sense of fun and enthusiasm!

3️⃣ These bonus skills we find as an interesting asset:

 Experience in a startup environment
Exposure to streaming data processing (Spark, KSQL, SparkSQL, etc)
Experience with DevOps, Cloud platforms, Agile

4️⃣ Those are some of the tools that we are using:

AWS, Heroku
Redshift, PostgreSQL
Jenkins, Docker, Terraform
JIRA, Git, github

5️⃣ This is what you can expect from us:

➡️ Company-wide transparency and flat hierarchy. We offer meaningful tasks, which will have a direct impact on our company and our customers. You will work directly with the founders and a team of experienced professionals that care for you and your contributions to the team.
➡️ Flexible working hours and home office options. We know that not everyone is most productive from 9 am to 6 pm and this is why we encourage our employees to build their own flexible working hours that are coordinated with their respective team. We also offer the possibility to take home office, when needed.
➡️ Annual public transport tickets. We offer annual public transportation tickets to all of our employees to compensate for their time they spend commuting and as an incentive to opt for the environmentally-friendly way of commuting.
➡️ Gym membership. We want our employees to be healthy, happy, and well-rested. Our activities are diversified; our movement is not. In order to create a balance, we offer Urban Sports Club (Berlin) and MyClubs (Vienna) membership to everyone at byrd.
➡️ Regular team events. We are always happy to meet for team lunches or a small break to unwind and have a (virtual) cup of your favorite brew. In addition, team-building events and annual celebratory events are at the core of our social gatherings, bringing Berlin-based and Vienna-based colleagues together to celebrate our achievements and growth.
➡️ Groovy offices with free drinks & snacks. We know that working on our awesome mission requires sufficient energy; this is why we provide coffee, drinks, fresh fruits, healthy (and unhealthy) snacks to our colleagues, to keep us happy and full of energy every day.

Last but not least, we are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity. Therefore, we do not discriminate based on religion, skin color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

Should wish to learn more about our company culture and our values, then feel free to check out our team page or our #byrdistheword. page.

So, would you like to join us on our mission to revolutionize the logistics industry? We are looking forward to your application!