Data Engineer

Job description

Work Location: Spain (Barcelona), Finland (Tampere) or remotely from other location

Work Schedule: Full-time

Engagement Model: Employment

Position Duration: Long-term

Start Date: ASAP

DataForce by TransPerfect is looking for a Data Engineer with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, who is self-motivated to become an expert in data services and our company’s technology products.

We are looking for our Data Engineer to ideally work on-site in Spain (Madrid or Barcelona) or Finland (Tampere), but alternatively, work in other TransPerfect locations within the EU or remotely is possible.

Role Summary

As our Data Engineer, you will combine and organize the raw data available from multiple different sources as well as build and maintain a system and pipeline for analyzing and reporting on this data. You will work with both the Technical Solutions and Analytics Teams to optimize the databases available and improve the architecture in order to enhance data flow and allow for complex analysis for different company functions.

To be successful in this position you need to be a team player who thrives in a fast-paced work environment, and is comfortable making decisions independently.

Role Responsibilities

  • Analyze and organize raw data
  • Combine raw information from different sources
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
  • Prepare data for prescriptive and predictive modeling
  • Build algorithms and prototypes
  • Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability
  • Develop analytical tools and programs
  • Collaborate with project managers, technology team members, and upper management

Job requirements

Role Requirements – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent English communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge, experience working with relational databases, query authoring and working familiarity with a variety of databases
  • Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and reasoning skills

Role Requirements – Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or its equivalent
  • Background in preparing data for analysis, KPI definition, and reporting
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Java, C++)
  • Knowledge or proficiency in Knime
  • Experience hitting project deliverable dates on tight schedules and within a defined scope
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets

Preferred Role Requirements

  • Knowledge or proficiency in BigQuery
  • Knowledge or proficiency in AWS cloud computing

DataForce by TransPerfect is part of the TransPerfect family of companies, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, with offices in more than 100 cities worldwide. We offer high-quality data for Human-Machine Interaction to some of the most prestigious technology companies in the world. Our department focuses on gathering, enriching and processing data for Machine Learning in different AI domains.

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