Data Engineer (m/f/d)



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We show the world what people want.

Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

Media Measurement

Our Media Measurement team uses state-of-the-art technologies and rigorous methods to track who is watching what, where, and how they engage with content. Our clients can evaluate who is consuming which content across different media, platforms, and devices, and know what the audience thinks about that content. As people consume media content on more channels, and through more devices, than ever before, we are proud to provide a full view on media consumption.

As a Data Engineer, you will have the following key responsibilities: 

  • Design, construct, install, and maintain data management systems.
  • Ensure that all systems meet the business/client requirements as well as industry best practices.
  • Create custom software components and analytics applications.
  • Collaborate with members of your team on the project’s goals.
  • Take ownership of technical implementations and architecture together with your team and in alignment with our communities of practices.
  • Communicate with data producers to align on data exchange formats and define data interfaces.
  • Communicate with data consumers and stakeholders to help them fulfill their needs to drive the business.
  • Develop, install/update disaster recovery procedures.
  • Research new use cases for the existing data.
  • Recommend different ways to constantly improve data reliability and quality.

Now that we've introduced you to the position of Data Engineer, what skills, qualifications, and experiences should you have?

  • You have 3+ years hands-on experience with at least one of these programming languages: Scala, and Java or Python.

  • You have experience working with at least one public cloud provider (AWS).

  • You have experience with good engineering practices.

  • You are following best practices in software engineering, like pair programming, testing, clean code, and agile software development frameworks.

  • You have experience working with data pipelines and surrounding infrastructure.

  • You bring curiosity to find new and unusual ways of handling data management issues.

  • You can design data-crunching pipelines for large data volumes.

  • You have a good overview of the distributed processing.

  • Having used Airflow and Terraform is a plus.

  • You are able to give and take open and constructive feedback.

  • You have a Bachelor’s (ideally Master's) degree in computer science, software engineering, or equivalent.


  • A great team who are always ready to support you in your career.
  • An opportunity to work in an international and exciting work environment.
  • Ongoing training to support your development.
  • Stay at the forefront of the technologies.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Great compensation and a bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results.
  • Flexible working hours and/or home office possibilities.
  • Great Employee Assistance Program to help you balance your personal and professional life.

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 

We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.

We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.

Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on:

At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and 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 get to know you!

Posted: 10 days ago

City: NIQ Pune

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00023305