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Data Engineer (Software Background)

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    Financial Services and Banking, Technology

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    Kevin Lindijer

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    4 months ago

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Data Engineer (Software Background)

You will develop and maintain our data infrastructure and data-intensive applications. Working closely with Quantitative Traders and Fundamental Analysts, you will make data available, performant and accessible, choosing the right technology for the task.

A typical day for a Data Engineer is a blend of short cycle maintenance and ongoing development work. It starts with checking the data monitoring systems for alerts and deciding what needs immediate attention or can be picked up in the next development cycle. From there you will attend a stand-up meeting with your team. This is an opportunity to catch up on the progress of development, raise problems and discuss plans for the rest of the day.

More responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain data infrastructure and data-intensive applications
  • Create insights and make data available, accessible and performant for business
  • Work closely with Business, helping Quantitative Traders and Fundamental Analysts
  • Support operations with deployment and configuration of data infrastructure

The Data Engineer will ideally have the below skills and expertise:

  • Strong background in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • SQL, Spark, Python, Java
  • Experience with GCP
  • Experience with Hadoop
  • Experience with streaming data processing
  • Experience working closely with Data Scientists and Data Analysts
  • Linux expertise
  • Maven, Git
  • Atlassian stack:
  • Bitbucket for code review. We do all work in pull requests, which are reviewed by other developers
  • Bamboo for continuous integration
  • JIRA, Confluence


  • The client offers continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • Company boat
  • In-house gym and sessions with our nutritionist or personal trainer
  • In-house bar and Lounge with an arcade, table tennis, billiards table and game consoles
  • Daily catered lunch, amazing coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and snack bar
  • Weekly chair massages
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year, such as the Year-End Party
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide

If you are a skilled Data Engineer, you can apply by:

I am a market specialist in the Netherlands working with a large variety of clients across the Financial Service and IT industries. If this role is of interest to you, or if you would like to explore other opportunities in the market, please feel free to reach out directly. Contact Kevin Lindijer at