Junior Data Engineer

Advertised Category: 
BI & Analytics
Category Description: 
Information Technology\BI Solutions
Information Technology\Big Data & Statistics & Data Science & Data Analysis
Python, Pandas, Spark
2 500 EUR/month The salary listed for this position represents the starting point, and the final offer will be determined based on your experience and specific requirements.

About the Client

Our client is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Its customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations.

About the Role

Are you a motivated, hands-on, and innovative person, interested in working for one of the largest global insurers? Are you interested in solving complex business challenges? Then this job is definitely something for you.


-Working on high impact projects with end-to-end responsibility for their success
-Experimenting with the right cloud-based technology to solve specific business problems
-Generating insights from internal and external data sources, using a wide range of tools and methodologies, e.g., from building complex big data pipelines in Spark and Scala to applying Semantics and/or Machine Learning and extending our front-end applications
-Building applications loved by internal and external users: from implementing proof of concepts to full-scale solutions; from portfolio management applications used by senior executives to Applications Programming Interfaces embedded into the core Underwriting processes
-Making sure our platform expands and runs reliably in Production: build or help build AI models, add new and further optimize existing data pipelines, expand our automation architecture (e.g., web scrapers, automated user alerts)
-Coordinating directly with product managers and application users globally (with particular focus on adoption)
-Mentoring and developing more junior team members on all matters above 


As a Junior Data Engineer, your skills and experience will ideally include: 
-Technical proficiency, including professional experience in data engineering
-Familiarity with Dataframe APIs (such as Spark or Pandas) and SQL
-Knowledge of query optimizations (RDBMS or Spark) and indexing
-Solid understanding of Java and/or Scala, with experience in functional programming being a plus
-Familiarity with scripting languages like Python, R, and bash
-Experience working across various stages of the software development lifecycle
-A can-do attitude, with a focus on delivering end-products that meet user needs and specific business use cases
-A passion for tackling real business problems and the persistence to follow through with recommendations
-Strong teamwork and communication skills
-Excellent written and spoken English, with knowledge of other European languages considered a plus

Nice to Have Skills


How to apply
In case of your interest to apply for this position, please, send us your curriculum vitae in English language on tomas.simander@sourcefirstinternational.com .
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