Data Engineer

Job description

ERIKS Digital is looking for a Data Engineer!

We are looking for a colleague to join our global Data Platform team as a Data Engineer, focused on the development of ERIKS’ new Operational Data Platform.

In ERIKS Digital, it is our mission to maximize the power of digital technology and data for every ERIKS colleague and customer. The Data Office, which comprises of the Data Product Team and the Data Platform team, delivers on this mission by developing the required data infrastructure and platforms to make data available across the organization and by developing data products that provide actionable insights for better decision making to help ERIKS to meet its strategic goals. As a data engineer, you will help us develop our current data architecture to enable scalable data integration. Next to that, you will work together with one of our senior data engineers on one of our strategic digital products, called Wiki. Wiki is an innovative portal on a product knowledge base that uses a Neo4j graph database with an Elasticsearch engine. It is a fast paced, user driven, highly valued tool used by everyone in the company that wants to lookup, know, sell, or show product information. To fulfill this role, we search for an independent but collaborative colleague, who does not shy away from pro-activity to help other team members.

The Data Office is an international team that consists of 14 colleagues with 8 nationalities and for which we are currently fulfilling 4 positions. We strongly believe in diversity of culture, gender, and perspectives to innovate and solve problems. Our core values are Integrity, Trust, Inclusivity, Passion, Curiosity. They are part of us in our professional and personal life. We are keen to grow our team with new colleagues who share these values and add more diversity to our team.

Who are you:

  • Our culture and values resonate with you, and you are willing to contribute to them through your work and collaboration.
  • You care about the value of your time and results, you holistically decide what is important and focus to make it happen.
  • You like ambiguity and challenges, remain positive and learn when they turn to be more complex than expected.
  • You’ve had ideas which have made a difference for your organization or community.

What you will do:

  • Translate user stories into production grade pipelines
  • Perform analysis on data when onboarding new sources
  • Help defining and improving the WIKI architecture and data pipeline
  • Make creative but solid architectural choices that will lead to a smart and agile product
  • Overcome technical challenges within the back end and with other micro-services
  • Work on bugs and customer feedback in a way that makes our customers happy
  • Is not afraid to contact stakeholders to create the best solution
  • Keep up to date with market trends, tools, and advancements in the area of Data Engineering


What we are looking for in you:

· >3 years of experience in working with TSQL and Python

· Proven experience with data pipelines / ELT / ETL flows

· Experience in cloud environments for data engineering, preferably Azure

· Demonstrable ability to make no-nonsense data architectures

Experienced in our preferred stack:

· SQL Server

· Python

· Git

· Azure Data Factory

The following is a plus, but not a hard requirement:

· Neo4J

· Spark

· You have the ability to make complex matters simple

· Be proactive and steer the users/stakeholders in the right direction in terms of architecture and future advancements of the projects

· You do not just have the ability, but the preference to work in a fast paced and Agile environment

· You have the desire to work in a diverse and enjoyable team and to contribute to our productivity and fun at work!

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary and a good pension scheme
  • Small & high energy team, lots of challenges
  • Have impact on decision making
  • A nice office next to Amstel station with a good lunch
  • We believe in a healthy work-life balance and support you to have clear priorities, roadmaps, focus to deliver and spend time together with your colleagues.
  • Flexibility