Blocket · Publicerad 25 dec

Are you passionate about big data? Do you want to build infrastructure to support teams and stakeholders who can put that data into business use? Then keep on reading - we are looking for data engineers!

What we do
You will be joining Blocket Insight team that develops and maintains our local data solution as well as integrate with Schibsted global platforms, products and solutions. Blocket collects events generated by millions of customers and users and use that data for financial reporting, generating insights on our products and powering features like ad recommendations, ad classification and personalized content. Over the years, our focus on enhancing and developing our data platform has become increasingly business critical and everyone working in Blocket is encouraged to add more data and analysis into their daily work to become a more data driven company. This is essential for us to be able to deliver a top of the line user experience in a personalized wrapping. We are currently looking for candidates to join both as Data Engineers and Data Analysts. Or perhaps someone in between.
  • Infrastructure for reliably collecting and delivering user insights and ad events from an average of 65 million user events per day.
  • Systems for scheduling, orchestration and deployment of data pipelines with content sourced from several different platforms (Android, iOS and Web).
  • Monitoring, alerting and debugging infrastructure for data pipelines.
What you'll do
  • Design, build, scale, and evolve our data platform, services and tooling.
  • Engage with the data community at SPT (Schibsted Product & Technology) about its use of the data platform.
  • Be a part of transitioning Blocket to the next generation data driven marketplace.
  • Be an active contributor to increasing the use of data for product innovation and development.
  • Take an active part in evangelizing a data driven mindset within the organization.
Who you are
You are passionate about both big data and building infrastructure to support teams and stakeholders who can put that data into business use.

Highly desirable...
ETL with SQL, preferably in column based technologies like Exasol.
Working knowledge of Python, preferably oriented towards data processing like the Luigi framework
Linux, shell scripting, SSH infrastructure and data shoveling
Experience from working with Spark infrastructure
AWS cloud environments and infrastructure

Mindset and Personality
  • You are passionate about creating clean code and have a strong foundation in coding
  • You view SQL as bread and butter
  • You are pragmatic and understand the tradeoffs between the perfect solution and a working solution
  • You are familiar with and enthusiastic about engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery.
  • You are a strong team player who is proactive in collaborating with others within our local organization as well as centralized teams
  • And most importantly, you enjoy the challenge of learning new things and pick up/adapt to changes faster than your peers
It's a bonus if...
  • You know Lua, R or Scala
  • You have experience of working with data infrastructure and system design
  • You have experience of working with large scale distributed systems
  • You will be a part of the Blocket Insight team, a line-up with 2 Data Engineers and 3 Data Analysts and report to the Insight lead.
  • Since we are a pretty local business, some degree of knowledge in the Swedish (or another Scandinavian) language is highly desirable. You will work in our office in central Stockholm.
  • We strongly believe that our colleagues are what makes us successful and great which is why we live by our values; we gladly take on challenges and try out new things. We make sure we have fun together and care for each other. We create "wow" to win. And we strive to make a difference and create a sustainable future, together!
Why Blocket?
  • Well, you will work with 200 great and engaged colleagues who love what they do and do what they love, who care about each other and Blocket! Also you will work at one of Sweden's largest and publicly loved marketplaces!
  • We are proud of making a positive impact on the environment by providing a second-hand market. We have set our ambitions high at Blocket and look forward to all great possibilities to come.
  • We offer you a central location and good perks. We believe that happy employees do a better job - for instance you'll get private healthcare, a SATS gym card and in-office massage.
We are curious about you and look forward to hearing from you!
Please contact us and let us know who you are and why you would like to be our new colleague.
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