Data Engineer

About the opportunity

At Contentful we collect and centralize all data from the different components of our microservice based platform. We enrich the data of our platform with the wealth of information that comes from Salesforce, Zendesk, and several other services that we use to interact and communicate with our users. As we grow we add services to our data aggregation pipeline and curate the collected data.

As a Data Engineer at Contentful, you will work on the Data Pipeline across the entire Contentful Stack together with our Infrastructure, Backend and Frontend engineers to ensure that data is consistently flowing and that it is collected in a form that allows for the generation of insights.

You will also be responsible for continually iterating and innovating our Data Warehouse, Data Lake and ETL procedures around them ensuring that the flow of new data doesn’t deteriorate performances. On the topics of ETL and data modeling, you will work closely with Data Analysts to understand in-depth the performance of domain models and analytical requirements.

Ideally, you have already worked on the Business Intelligence infrastructure of an online business and you’re looking for a challenge in a company that puts data-driven decisions at the center of its product and business.

What to expect?

  • Develop and maintain Data Pipeline Applications (data collectors that live within or outside the Contentful core infrastructure)
  • Maintain and evolve the Data Warehouse (AWS Redshift) and Data Lake (Athena) ensuring appropriate performance
  • Maintain and evolve ETL services to enrich data model and serve analytics and generation of insights using tools such as Airflow

What you need to be successful?

  • Solid, professional knowledge of Python, and/or Golang with TypeScript being an advantage
  • You can build applications to help and support data collection in a microservice architecture
  • Comfortable with Docker, as we are using it extensively
  • Experience with Athena, AWS Redshift and classic databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • You are familiar with AWS services and concepts (VPC, IAM)
  • Experience using Segment is considered a plus and knowledge of Airflow, Kubernetes and Terraform is a strong benefit
  • Experience with PubSub/Stream data RabbitMQ, AWS Kinesis, Kafka, Looker is considered a plus
  • You have strong SQL modeling and optimization knowledge for different analytics workloads and scenarios
  • Experience with ETL processing pipelines and design in batch and near real time

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share ownership and the success of our company
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous combination of paid time off, sick days and paid holidays 
  • Comprehensive health care package (health, vision, dental insurance, life and disability insurance) and a retirement savings plan
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties 
  • Our Berlin based employees: Get fit! We offer an Urban Sports Club discount and virtual morning fitness class to help you reach your fitness goals. 
  • Share and navigate the excitement of a new workplace with your CFF (Contentful First Friend) 
  • Plus, Contentful socks! And other amazing swag as part of company events. Oh yeah!

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Who are we?

Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Shopify, Staples, Atlasssian, Electronic Arts, Chanel, Roche, Vodafone use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more. 

We’re growing rapidly and we have secured over $330 million in funding from top-tier partners such as Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 650 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiting coordinator know.

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