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Senior Data Engineer - Ecommerce

Barcelona, Spain

 

About us:

Ocado Technology is putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics, AI, and IoT. We develop the innovative software and systems that power Ocado.com, the world’s largest online-only grocery retailer as well as the global ‘Ocado Smart Platform’. With everything from websites to fully autonomous warehouses that we design in-house, our employees need to be specialists in a wide range of technologies to help drive our business. We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment that our people love. Core values of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast help drive our innovative culture.

About the role: 

Data already powers insights, products and capabilities in every part of Ocado Technology but we’re really just getting started. We are looking for someone to join our  Data Engineering team focusing on the Ecommerce stream with the mission to serve reliable and relevant product data to internal and external customers. This is important to help product managers make better decisions on how to take Ecommerce capabilities to the next level. We also want to provide high quality data feeds to the retailers using our platform, enabling end-to-end visibility of the ecommerce process and driving improvements to their business and customer service.

The Senior Data Engineer’s role is to design, build and maintain scalable, robust and performant data pipelines and related systems that meet technical and functional requirements. Data engineering work currently takes place fully in GCP with pre-ingested data coming from our applications. You will:

  • Build, deploy and monitor automated and reliable production pipelines, providing data we can trust.
  • Build, own and enhance the data model and processes, in close collaboration with Product Analysts, Data Scientists, Data Producers, Product Managers and Software Engineers.
  • Help define the best practices in data engineering and support Product and Software Engineers in delivering good quality raw data.
  • Prototype solutions using emerging technologies.
  • Support the creation of the Data Engineering vision.

What we’re looking for: 

  • Expert in using SQL in modern cloud-based data architectures, preferably GCP/Bigquery. Familiarity with transformation tools such as DBT or Dataform is a bonus.
  • Experience in programming with Python.
  • Good understanding of data management and governance concepts (data quality, data observability and metadata management) in large scale Data deployments.
  • Experience modelling data to support BI development and tooling (Looker, Tableau etc).
  • Someone who loves building scalable, resilient data products.

Please let us know in your application if you need any special adaptations for the selection process. At Ocado Barcelona we adapt our selection processes to our candidates.

Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity above gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, disability or union participation. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally.

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About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business.   As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Changing the way the world shops, for good.

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