Data Engineer (m/f/d)

Location: Berlin

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About Gorillas

Hey there! We are Gorillas & we are influencing the way people live their lives. Groceries being delivered to your door in 10 minutes is a concept that up until recently was unimaginable. We’re redefining an industry that has never experienced the rapid changes that we’re creating. You can now be a part of generating this change.

At Gorillas, we will enable customers all over Europe to experience a radically different way of grocery shopping. As a member of the product team you will become part of a multinational and diverse organisation, in which values are defined and a positive as well as inclusive culture is cultivated. We run a highly complex technological operation across clients, platforms and countries. You will be among the first ones to join and therefore be able to shape both technology as well as our culture. You will be able to thrive in a work environment focused on personal growth as well as team development and experience a hyper-growth startup environment.

The dynamic product department is the brain of Gorillas. A neat network of cross-functional teammates responsible for product management, design, user experience, analytics and cutting-edge engineering. They run a highly complex technological operation across clients, platforms and countries. Together they build the product and experience that is the core of Gorillas.

Why Gorillas?

As a part of the fastest growing startup in Europe, you can benefit from a steep learning curve from day one with a high career growth trajectory. We love seeing our crew blossom & growing with us! With a transparent company culture & stunning team spirit, Gorillas ensures a dynamic & international environment welcome to anyone! Plus, our flexible working arrangements support people at different stages in their lives. We celebrate diversity & are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

If you want to build something you are proud of & you believe in the vision, we want you in the Gorillas fam!

About this position

We are looking for a Data Engineer who will work with us on creating the best possible user experience for our customers as well as our internal teams. As an early joiner you will be able to work with growing engineer teams. Together with them you will be able to shape how our digital products are delivered to our scaling international customer-base. Building on your expertise you will make sure that our systems are stable and represent state of the art technology to support the growing needs of our customers and team.

Your responsibilities

  • Collect and transform unstructured data from various sources into a structured output, design and build new ETL/ELT and manage existing data pipeline/ETL (batch and real-time data)
  • Build, maintain and monitor robust data pipelines, design and create models within the data warehouse, providing a stable and reliable data infrastructure
  • Drive the communication with stakeholders across the company in order to understand and support their data requirements
  • Integrate and work with legacy systems whilst also building the future of the data platform
  • Mentor and grow technical skills of engineers across multiple teams by giving high quality feedback in design and code reviews and providing training for new methods, tools, and patterns
  • Be an enabler! You're in charge of making the work for other team-members easier and enable them to reach their goals


What you need to be successful

  • Experience building and operating highly available, distributed systems of data extraction, ingestion, and processing of large data sets
  • Experience in SQL and one or more other programming languages – preferably Python, Java
  • Experience with distributed data warehouses like Redshift, Hive, Cassandra or database management systems like Postgres, MongoDB, MySQL
  • Experience leading large-scale data warehousing and analytics projects, including using technologies such as – Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, BigQuery.
  • Comfortable working with transformation tools and workflow management systems, e.g. Airflow, Luigi
  • Experienced in designing and building data solutions within the Google Cloud Platform (preferred), AWS or Azure
  • A good understanding of REST and/or GraphQL
  • Solid understanding of the unix flavor of your choice
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken English


Gorillas is an equal opportunity employer, which means we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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