Data Engineer

R&D Krakow, Poland


About Sizmek
Sizmek is the largest independent buy-side advertising platform that creates impressions that inspire. In the digital world, creating impressions that inspire is vital to building meaningful, long-lasting relationships with your customers. Sizmek provides powerful, integrated solutions that enable data, creative, and media to work together for optimal campaign performance across the entire customer journey. Our AI-driven decisioning engine can identify robust insights within data across the five key dimensions of predictive marketing—campaigns, consumers, context, creative, and cost. We bring all the elements of our clients’ media plans together in one place to gain better understanding for more meaningful relationships, make every moment of interaction matter, and drive more value across the entire plan. Sizmek operates its platform in more than 70 countries, with local offices in many countries providing award-winning service throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC, and connecting more than 20,000 advertisers and 3,600 agencies to audiences around the world.

Job Description

We are looking for experienced, versatile Engineer who is a great team player. You'll be a true problem solver with a passion to create solutions for complex data challenges.

As a Data Engineer you will be responsible for handling large data sets, building analytics solutions and infrastructures with tools like SSIS, NIFI and other data flow controllers and using different data sources like Vertica, Greenplum, mssql, HDFS, S3 and others. This is a 100% hands on position.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Build, scale and maintain data pipelines to process billions of daily events
  • Facilitate requirements gathering process, accurately scope development timelines and document project specifications
  • Generating implementation plans and managing the different development activities to achieve project goals
  • Developing, testing and debugging of complicated problems and algorithms
  • Respond to urgent production issues, monitor their status, and ensure timely resolution
  • Work directly with both internal entities e.g. accounts and sales managers, R&D, along with clients

Key Requirements
  • At least 6 years of developing/maintaining production systems
  • At least 3 years of software development experience with at least one of the following software languages java/python/C#
  • Experience with SQL-based projects and data flow tools like SSIS, Talend, NIFI
  • Experience working SQL DB (eg MySQL and MSSQL)
  • Experience with DBA and SQL optimizations tasks
  • Experience with integrations projects (eg API, ETL)
  • Education - B.Sc. In computer science or related field
  • Strong English verbal, presentation, facilitation and written communication skills
  • Can do approach and the ability to work on multiple threads simultaneously 
Nice to have:
  • BI background
  • DBA background
  • Experience with AWS stack
  • Experience with big data technologies