Job description

Cherry Ventures is assisting our portfolio company with this key hire.

About Us

What we do

We are a Munich-based startup with a mission to build sustainable supply chains by developing intelligent software for industrial procurement. In our company, we believe the next wave of technical progress will reshape the industrial world. Therefore, we aim to build sustainable supply chains in close collaboration with the backbone of Europe industrial SMEs.

  • Build and maintain our data stack that fuels insight generation for our customers
  • Connect to and ingest data from several customer ERP systems to feed our data models
  • Setup data pipelines to acquire, cleanse, validate, and transform data
  • Evaluate 3rd party data sources to augment customer data and increase business value
  • Interpret the results of your analysis and setup continuous monitoring to track value creation on customer side
  • Explore and choose tools for internal BI to enable data-driven decisions for sales and product development
  • Write clean and maintainable code with sensible testing so that you would enjoy taking over from a colleague
  • Do 1:1s, review code, leave the codebase better than you found it, and help everyone in the team to become better
  • Proactively communicate, document, and share your approach, progress, results, and challenges
  • Spread an engineering culture of quality, innovation, and ambition across the organization


How You Can Contribute

As one of the first team members in engineering, you will shape our design decisions and address some of the most difficult technical challenges to build cutting-edge software. This is a high impact role where you will be part of the core team, shape the product, and help us to deliver value to our customers.

Let's talk about you!

Now you may wonder what experience and skills you need to bring to the table for the role. We believe that problem solving, creativity, and drive are more important than anything else that can be picked up. However, the following references will give a guideline of what might be helpful.
  • You are familiar with different data storages and data warehouses, e.g. S3, Azure Blob Storage, AWS Redshift, Google Big Query, Snowflake, etc.
  • You can orchestrate tasks with Airflow, Prefect or other tools
  • You can build data pipelines, ingest data from different sources and know how to connect to 3rd party systems, e.g. through Airbyte
  • You are familiar with handling and exploring data sets using languages like SQL and Python with respective packages like PyArrow, duckdb, numpy, pandas, etc.
  • You know your way around data modeling, common data schemas, e.g. Star or Snowflake schema, and are familiar with fundamentals of databases
  • You have worked with and have setup a BI tool, e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, Metabase, and the likes
  • You have an existing work permit for the EU/German (unfortunately we are not able to sponsor visas)
We know that perfect candidates don't exist and thus don't have specific minimum qualifications. We'd love to learn more about you and care about your motivation and drive to shape the industrial future with us.

Why it matters:
  • Powering the industry that builds the world: We create a new wave of innovation by lifting Europe's industrial backbone with tens of millions of workers to the digital era
  • Enabling powerful business collaboration: We enable powerful collaboration among supplier networks as the basis for future economic growth
  • Saving resources in supply chains: We optimize the 50-80% of costs and emissions of physical products originating from suppliers to enhance sustainable growth
Why you should consider joining
  • Timing: Our product manages hundreds of millions of € of material to manufacture physical products from bread cutters to medical technology. The Industrial Mittelstand trusts us and we are ready to scale! Join us to shape the future of our organization & product!
  • Top investors believe in us: We are supported by first-class investors such as Cherry Ventures, Visionaries Club, UVC Partners as well as the founders of Personio, GetYourGuide, Helsing & Forto. Join us to show them they invested wisely!
  • Team: We are an interdisciplinary and international (6 nations already) team that is highly motivated to succeed, but loves to laugh. Join us to grow personally as well as professionally, accelerated by our supportive culture that includes everyone.
  • Impact: We are reshaping industrial procurement, which is the biggest value driver of manufacturing companies - there is no physical product in the world without procurement involved. Join us to future-proof the most important economic sector in Germany with over 10 million employees.

Cherry Ventures is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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