Head of Data Engineering (Your opportunity with a ...

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Your opportunity with a higher purpose

Become part of a team to build the next generation digital universal bank, focusing on sustainability, from scratch. Radicant is a dynamic start-up aiming to democratise access to personalised and sustainable financial services. Using technology and with the collaboration amongst our community, we help our customers to achieve their individual financial objectives over the course of their lifetime - 24/7, whilst giving their money a higher purpose.

Are you a digital native and a purpose-driven individual with a start-up mindset seeking to join a passionate team to create long-lasting value for people and the planet?

Then join our technical organisation and lead our Data & ML Platform team, which is responsible for efficient data synchronisation, structuring and processing. The team combines the frontend and backend services and integrations to provide a data-rich platform. APIs power most services in the radicant eco-system and machine learning components as well as provide the technical foundation for our growth. As a member of the extended management team, you will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer.

What you can achieve with us:
Build and lead a small team of data engineers that owns the radicant data layer/hub

Develop batch and event-driven data pipelines that support data scientists’ exploratory work as well as the training and deployment of machine learning models

Build infrastructure and components following best practices such as CI/CD and infrastructure as code

Work on GCP leveraging managed services and open source whenever suitable

Move and process large amounts of data with the help of tools like BigQuery, Batch, Google Dataflow, Google Cloud Data Fusion and others

Identify and introduce data technologies and best solutions

Act as an expert technical resource in cross-functional interactions with Data Scientists, Researchers, Data Analysts and Software Engineers

Interact and coordinate with 3rd providers

What you bring to the table:
8+ years of experience developing, monitoring and debugging production systems

Experience running containerised workloads

Experience or willingness to work with Python, Java and other languages

Good architectural understanding of event driven architectures, workflow engines, database and data warehouse systems to help us scale along with our growing user base

Follow common practices: version control (git), issue tracking, unit testing and agile development processes

Have a pragmatic can-do attitude and delivery-focused mindset: you can handle trade-offs between short-term goals and long-term tech debt

Experience with ML platforms/data processing

Good understanding of the latest technologies and cloud infrastructure and services

Are happy both executing on your expertise as well as learning new skills

Fluency in English, German would be an advantage

What we offer:
A unique opportunity to build a tech company with a higher purpose from greenfield to market leader

Compensation linked to the performance of a well-funded start-up

A fast-growing team of highly qualified people

A highly dynamic and purpose-driven working environment

Ready to become a radicant?! Don’t just watch it happen, be part of our journey.

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