Data Engineer (m|f|x) - Marketing

Job description

The idealo marketing department consists of a diverse mix of marketing channels. Together, these bring traffic to our website and app.

In order to perform and monitor their work, our channels rely on a large number of data sources that are currently distributed across different systems. The data management area at idealo is currently in the process of building a state-of-the-art data platform based on an AWS lake. Thus, a new build Marketing Automation team within Marketing makes sure that the right data and sources get into the lake. We are looking for a Data Engineer (m|f|x) who takes pride in the quality of its code to join a team driving data innovation within idealo Marketing.

Are you the person we're talking about?

The position is available as a full-time or part-time position.

About your new role

  • As part of the Marketing Automation team, you will work to liberate data from the individual silos of our marketing systems and transfer it to the idealo Data Lake to turn it into actionable insights and data-driven automation products.
  • You create data pipelines to integrate data from different marketing sources.
  • You are responsible for designing and implementing data models that fit our business needs.
  • You maintain and create processes and ensure transparency in our ecosystem.
  • Support automation efforts to minimize manual work for our marketing channel teams is second nature to you.
  • You'll be a trusted advisor on cloud marketing initiatives by providing objective, practical and relevant ideas and insights.
  • You are an idea generator and actively contribute to improving the architecture, tools and development processes within the marketing data infrastructure.

Job requirements

Skills & Requirements

  • You have a scientific background, ideally in computer science, mathematics or statistics.
  • You have knowledge of PySpark and advanced Python.
  • You have a solid understanding of best practices in data engineering, such as testing and clean code.
  • Good SQL skills and experience with version control systems (e.g. Git) complete your profile.
  • You can demonstrate required ETL experience. Experience working with AWS/ Terraform is a big plus.
  • Ideally you will have experience with workflow management tools such as Airflow.

        At idealo you can expect

        • No room for stagnancy! Whether tech talks, conferences or individual training, there are countless opportunities for constructive discussion and input
        • Influence in creating and deciding individual tasks as well as direct
          contact with idealo partner
        • Various idealo benefits to satisfy every heart's desire, ranging from organic breakfasts to bikes that
          can be rented during the lunch break
        • With countless opportunities for team building such as team events and parties at Christmas and in
          summer, you'll be able to strengthen team spirit as well as the professional development of your department

        About idealo

        idealo is a Berlin success story: in 2000 we started out with the mission of helping consumers make the best purchasing decisions. Right in the heart of Berlin, over 900 employees from 40 nations are working on the future of online shopping. We focussing on agile and self-reliant work, sustainability and a healthy relationship between work and private life. These values are firmly anchored in our corporate culture and an integral part of our corporate philosophy.

        As part of our team, you can look forward to freedom, an international and inspiring working environment. Your ideas are particularly important to us. Not only our product portfolio is diverse, but also the people who work on it. We want you just as you are! Origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation or a severely handicapped degree do not play a role.

        Information for applicants with severe disabilities: As an applicant with a severe disability, you can get advice from our Severely Disabled Representation (SBV) during the application process.


        idealo continues hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic.

        We do still hire great talent from around the world! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are checking almost every day with the authorities if and how we can relocate talent from EU and non-EU countries to work with idealo. Please bear in mind that we will take individual decisions in close consultation with the applicant and the authorities.

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