For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.
Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!
Mission of the role
The MM Hub Data Engineer is part of the global Media Measurement technology team contributing to its agile proprietary software development program. The role focuses on data persistence and transformations as well on delivery of BI interface to internal and external clients. MM Hub Engineering team is the sole owner of 2 BI platforms run on Tableau and delivering data insights to internal and external clients. MM Hub Data Engineers are the development team staying behind these platforms working on AWS cloud environment.
If you are self-driven, motivated and positive person, who likes to smile a lot and lough out loud, but at the same time person who is keen on its job and get the things done. If you would like to develop as data engineer and BI developer on one of the best platforms for such purposes (Tableau), please contact us – we are looking for person like you.
As a Data Engineer you will have the following key accountabilities:
Develop new BI solutions and maintaining existing ones
Interpret data and its trends, find and analyze hidden models
Work on software components that include data transformation workflows and data integration services
Apply an end-to-end view and focus on overall data integrity and data flow rather than closed software components
Implement runtime quality checks of live data streams and dataset.
Collaborate in a global agile software development organization (SCRUM)
Investigate data issues reported by the users of the data platforms (mostly by SQL queries)
Document and handover new and changed applications to end users
Now that you know what a Data Engineer does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
Ability to use SQL for ETL purposes
Understanding of relational databases design principles
Understanding of Python and ability to maintain existing solutions (data manipulation codes) in this language. Willingness to improve the skills in this programming language.
Knowledge in Git and version control
Basic knowledge with BI tools, preferably Tableau
Understanding of statistical concepts
Understanding of consistency concepts of distributed data storage solutions
Basic understanding of the inner workings of distributed computation systems, including resource management
Overview of common cloud infrastructure and services for data processing (e.g., AWS)
Fluent level of English language, both written and spoken
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment and team spirit
Use one of the latest digital technologies in the HR
Initial and ongoing training to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Variety of sport activities such as football and traditional Bulgarian dances
Last, but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city center and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd.
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!