Data Engineer

Business Intelligence Sofia, Bulgaria

Position at PokerStars

The role: Data Engineer

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgaria service office.

Why we need you: -

We’re looking for a Data Engineer to contribute to the Stars Group growing data and analytical needs. Be part of the team that looks to build out our next-generation hybrid data platform, leveraging new technologies and techniques to maximize the value out of our data assets and empower employees to innovate.

The Data Engineer is responsible for the successful delivery of business intelligence solutions to the entire organization and is experienced in BI development and implementations, data architecture and data warehousing.

You`ll be choosing the right technology and proper data design and implementation in various projects and solutions. You`ll demonstrate hands-on skills in processing large data sets, expertise in data structure, data access patterns, Big Data concepts, cloud computing and optimization techniques. You`ll build robust end-to-end systems with long term maintenance and support of the application in mind. You`ll leverage reusable code modules to solve problems across the team and organization. The Framework you`ll build will be of significant complexity and an internal team of data engineers (both full-time associates and/or third-party resources) will be there to help you achieve this.

Who are we looking for: -

You have a minimum of 5 years coding and at least 5 years in unstructured data environments. Your experience also includes building data products incrementally and integrating and managing data sets from multiple sources. You have experience with DW technology and relevant data modeling and processing large amounts of data, in various formats and processing data in batch mode and streaming mode. You are an expert in Python with a solid knowledge of data extraction and processing. You have hands-on experience with automation and deployment. On this position, will be required you to easily communicate with both technical and non-technical team members.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Experience in high volume systems.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can confirm that we offer an excellent salary and benefits package. You will have 22 days paid annual leave. 

Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address), and a generous company contribution into a private pension scheme each month. 

As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards). 

We also have an Employee Assistance Programme where you receive complimentary and confidential support from professionals who offer independent advice 24/7. Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. We offer many more great perks such as an annual travel loan, subsidised massage sessions, free drinks, snacks, hot beverages and fresh fruit every day.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the BI department.