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Senior Data Engineer

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: Sofia

Department: Data

About Kin + Carta

Want to help build a world that works better for everyone? Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy that makes a difference to the billions who now work, play, shop, communicate and share online.

Join a global team of curious and diverse minds in connecting people, data and technology to produce amazing experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. Become a maker, builder or creator as we explore the possibilities of sustainable digital technology, helping clients to rapidly innovate, modernize their systems, enable their teams, and optimize for continued growth. 

We focus on tech but we’re a proudly inclusive business with trust and human connection at its heart. People, the planet, and profit matter equally to us which is why we’re a certified B Corporation in the United States and Europe. 

The role in a nutshell:

Join our growing team as a Senior Data Engineer. We seek a data engineer who will ensure that the data is accessible, well-structured, and optimized for analysis within a lake house environment, enabling data-driven decision-making, advanced analytics, and machine learning. The role is central to maintaining a balance between the flexibility and scalability of data lakes and the structured query and performance benefits of data warehouses.

What you can expect

  • Create and maintain data pipelines to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data from various sources into a data warehouse or data lake.
  • Ensure the data pipelines are efficient, scalable, and reliable. Integrate data from different sources, such as databases, APIs, logs, and external data providers.
  • Ensure data quality and consistency during the integration process.
  • Design and implement data models, including relational databases, NoSQL databases, and data warehouses, to support data analytics and reporting.
  • Develop and manage data warehouses or data lakes to store structured and unstructured data.
  • Perform data transformation and data cleansing to ensure data is in a usable format for analysis.
  • Implement data enrichment and validation processes.
  • Implement data security measures and access controls to protect sensitive data.
  • Monitor data pipelines and data infrastructure for issues and performance bottlenecks.
  • Debug and resolve data-related problems in a timely manner.
  • Automate routine data engineering tasks to reduce manual intervention and improve efficiency.
  • Maintain documentation for data pipelines, processes, and data models.
  • Collaborate with data scientists, data analysts, software developers, and other cross-functional teams to meet data-related requirements.
  • Contribute to the development of the organization's data strategy, aligning data engineering efforts with business goals.

The type of person we’d like to meet:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field 
  • 5 years of experience working in Data
  • Proficiency in ETL processes and tools
  • Familiarity with databases and data warehousing
  • Proficiency in Python, Java, or Scala
  • Experience with cloud platforms
  • Familiarity with data lakes and warehouses
  • Understanding of data quality and governance
  • Proficiency in managing data pipelines
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools
  • Effective teamwork and communication skills
  • Willingness to stay updated on industry trends
  • Written and verbal technical communication skills with an ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Current hands-on implementation experience required.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge in Data Science
  • Understanding of Machine Learning 
  • Experience in NoSQL Database 
  • Familiarity with Real-Time Data Processing 
  • Containerization Skills
  • Familiarity with DevOps 
  • Data Pipeline Monitoring Tools (e.g., Apache Airflow)
  • Knowledge in Data Security 
  • Expertise in Domain-Specific 
  • Data Engineering Certifications
  • Big Data Certifications

What we offer:

  • This is a full-time position that comes with an excellent salary and an opportunity to grow within the company based on demonstrated merit;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Additional health insurance that guarantees fast access to contracted health services;
  • Our training policy for technical and other skills-related events, courses and certifications;
  • Hybrid working policy;
  • Our performance evaluation policy that paves the roadmap of personal career development;
  • Co-subsidized transportation, parking & sports activities coverage/ Multisport cards;
  • Refreshments and fruits at our offices;
  • Self-care program that provides individual and team psychological consultations;
  • The annual team building that gathers together our offices;
  • Mini-team buildings and other local company events that run throughout the year.

The interview process at Kin + Carta

Here’s what to expect from the interview process at Kin + Carta: 

Intro Call with the Talent Team (30 mins) – If your skills and experience match the role requirements, our Talent team will contact you to arrange a call. The aim of this call is to get to know you and for you to find out more about Kin + Carta. This call can be held either by telephone or Zoom. After this call, if we feel like you are a good match for the role, you’ll be invited to a first-stage interview.

First-Stage Interview (60 minutes) - This will typically be a Q&A style interview, lasting approximately 1h. This process is designed to help our team find out about your skills and experience but also what you enjoy and what motivates you. It’s a great opportunity for you to ask our team questions and  learn more about us! 

Making a Decision - Following the interview process, our hiring team will get together to discuss feedback and make a final decision. We aim to get back to you as soon as we possibly can! 

Our average recruitment process takes around three to four weeks. You will be assigned a dedicated member of our Talent team to support you throughout the process. 

We will always do our best to accommodate any reasonable adjustment requests. Please just let us know how we can make the interview process more accessible for you.

Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.