Job description

This ad goes out to all those who want to find a purpose in what they’re doing and take accountability for their work.

At Blinkist, we’ve created a meaningful product that is growing fast. Our blinks – key insights from the world’s best nonfiction – inspire more than 8 million people around the globe to keep learning new, exciting things each and every day.

In 2017, we received the United Nations World Summit Award in the Learning & Education category, a Google Material Design Award for Brand Expressiveness, as well as an Android Excellence Award. 

Why do we need you?

Our data stack has always been a core column in our business success. As Blinkist’s data grows (along with the number of users, features, and employees), the mission of setting up efficient, reliable and frictionless data feeds to fuel our operations and decisions becomes crucial. 

That’s where you come in! As our Senior Data Engineer, you will work in close collaboration with our analytics and engineering teams building scalable data pipes, backend systems, and tools using AWS services (mainly lambda, kinesis, and redshift), python and javascript, handling millions of transactions per day.

To get a sneak peek, read more about how your future colleagues TomekAnatoli, and Alex feel about working at Blinkist.

As our Senior Data Engineer, you will:

What we believe will help you excel in this role:

What’s in it for you?

At Blinkist, we offer a fantastic workplace in the heart of Berlin-Neukölln including all the benefits you’d expect – from a personalized perk system to free private language lessons. Add free lunch, a competitive salary, a personal development budget of 1,500€ per year, flexible working hours, and a meaningful product on the rise, and you have a first impression of why Blinkist is a great place to work.

We got rid of classical management hierarchies and, instead, distributed authority among all colleagues. We foster a unique company culture championing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication, and mutual support. Not only do we want you to grow into the role of Senior Data Engineer role, but we want this role to grow with you.

If we’ve captured your interest and you want to help us build the leading destination for the modern lifelong learner, apply now and let us know why you’re the perfect fit for the job!

At Blinkist we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it and support it. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Link: https://www.blinkist.com/de/jobs/