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(Senior) Data Engineer

RemoteGermany, Hamburg, HamburgEngineering

Job description

The mission of Payla is to build the next generation Buy Now Pay Later platform for Payment Providers and Financial Institutions, allowing our customers to offer invoice and installment plans to meet the demand for fast & frictionless payments.

Along the way, we solve exciting challenges in risk management, payment type processing, and accounts receivable management, all while delivering a superior customer experience.

So, if you're passionate about being in the center of something new and exciting, and love to work collaboratively on the Payla vision with us, don’t look any further; you can do so as our (Senior) Data Engineer (all genders)!

This position is – in the spirit of Payla – remote first.


What you will do:

  • You will create, own, maintain, and develop our Data Warehouse from the scratch, ensuring its robustness, scalability, and extensibility
  • You will act as an important link between our DevOps, Data Science, Analysts, and software engineers
  • Your ETL processes will make sure that reliable data is available to our data consumers, such as Risk Analysts, Data Scientists, and other departments, as quickly and efficiently as possible
  • You will build the foundations for our Data Scientists to bring our Machine Learning models to the next level
  • You will enjoy making your code as efficient and readable as possible
  • You will take ownership of the quality of data being processed
  • You will contribute your own ideas to make the flow of our data even better

Job requirements

What you will bring to the team:

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field (or good arguments, why this was a waste of time)
  • You have at least two years of experience as a Data engineer or in a similar role
  • You are comfortable working with Python, Containers, and CI infrastructure
  • You have working experience with scheduling tools such as Apache Airflow or Dagster
  • You have experience with data modeling, ETLs, data warehousing and SQL
  • You have already crafted data solutions and deployed data pipelines in production
  • Experience with building reports and using reporting tools (e.g. Apache Superset, Looker, Tableau) is a plus
  • Having knowledge in AWS, Kubernetes, and DevOps principles is a plus
  • You are fluent in both written and spoken English, German is a plus
  • You are a team player with a caring personality
  • It's Day 1, so for us it is most important that you bring in the right engineering mindset and that you are curious on tackling upcoming architectural challenges while being able to solve the details on your own or in consultation with our Software Engineers


What Payla offers:

  • Team: An encouraging, passionate and supportive team environment
  • Flexibility: We will create a professional work environment for you at your remote location
  • Freedom: Select your hardware and operating system
  • Vacation: 30 days paid per year
  • Start-up Spirit: Exciting challenges from Day 1 with focus on results, mixed with less hierarchy and less meetings (as well as less bullshit-bingo)

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