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Medior Data Engineer

  • Antwerpen, Vlaams Gewest, België
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
  • Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
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Antwerp/Amsterdam/Rotterdam - As a Data Engineer you exploit the daily reach of millions of readers and viewers on our online platforms as a competitive advantage by closely collaborating with analysts and data scientists across all departments throughout the entire organisation. You build cloud-based data pipelines, both batch and streaming, and its underlying infrastructure.
As a Data Engineer you ensure the reliability and stability of our Group Data Platform and its data pipelines: you implement required monitoring, you understand how to balance the costs of running cloud processes with benefits of reliable speed of delivery and you want to continually improve production systems. In short: you live up to our principle ‘You Built It, You Run It’.

How will you make a difference?

  • One day you build an ETL to feed our reporting system, the next one you’re building a real-time customer profile by aggregating their online behavior and allowing the usage of this profile to recommend other articles on our online platforms.

  • Co-develop and co-operate the cloud-based data pipelines and platform from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement

  • Closely collaborate with data scientists and analysts in our daily work, colocation days, data engineering guild and communities of practice.

  • You are a protagonist in harmonising our data landscape across countries, over departments and through acquisitions.


Who are you ?

  • You hold a Master's or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Data Engineering, or a related field;
  • You communicate easily about technical and functional requirements with people outside of the team;

  • You have a positive and constructive mindset and give feedback accordingly;

  • You are AWS certified or willing to get certified to at least an Associate level;

  • You enjoy analyzing and troubleshooting technical issues

  • You hold high standards for the quality of the work you deliver

Furthermore, you have experience in:

  • working with AWS

  • developing applications in a Kubernetes environment

  • developing batch jobs in Apache Spark (pyspark or Scala) and scheduling them in an Airflow environment

  • developing streaming applications for Apache Kafka in Python or Scala

  • working with CI/CD pipelines

  • writing Infrastructure as Code with Terraform

  • transferring knowledge to other team members.

We offer

  • A wonderfully inspiring and easily accessible workplace in Antwerp, Amsterdam and/or Rotterdam.

  • A very flexible arrangement of working from home or at the office. We Expect you at least one day per week at the office in Antwerp; for all other days you decide for yourself according to your activities.

  • An inclusive group of enthusiastic, passionate and friendly colleagues.

  • An inspiring and challenging role, with lots of room to build and to add value for DPG Media;

  • Room for growth through training, courses, workshops and other learning opportunities;

  • A competitive salary, depending on your knowledge base and experience;

  • A varied package of extra legal advantages;

  • A travel expense policy;

  • Yearly profit sharing scheme, based on the overall results of DPG Media.

Even more reasons to want to work with DPG Media

DPG Media IT serves more than 90 strong news brands, magazines, TV programs, radio stations and online services such as VTM, HLN, De Morgen, HUMO, Dag Allemaal, Story, Qmusic, Joe, Willy, AD, NU.nl, De Volkskrant, Libelle, VT Wonen, Ouders van Nu, Independer, Tweakers, and many more. On a monthly basis, we reach over 90% of the Dutch and 80% of the Flemish population. .

We offer a professional work environment that strongly values freedom. So feel free to join us as an entrepreneur, a pupil or teamplayer; but most of all as yourself. Everybody is welcome at DPG Media.So apply, whatever your background may be. More than 5.500 smart colleagues can hardly wait to welcome you in their team. Whether that be a Scrum team, a pubquiz-, a hackathon- or a sports team.

Find out what we have to offer or get to know our tech organization! And, while You’re at it, find us on LinkedIn.Questions? Want to apply: daan.de.keyser@dpgmedia.be