Job description

Akeneo is the product experience (PX) company and global leader in Product Information Management (PIM); creating a world where every product interaction is an experience that guides consumers and professionals to the best purchase, anytime, anywhere. Akeneo empowers business leaders with software, education, and an engaged community all focused on the practice of product experience management.

At Akeneo, our teammates are the driving force behind who we are and where we want to go as a company. We work every day to shape a first-class work environment and culture, which is rooted in our core values of Humble Hunger, Diligent Benevolence, Responsible Pioneers and Inclusive Community! Our Purple Fire isn’t just a set of values; it’s our unique way of igniting passion and driving excellence. Bold and fun, with a hint of the unexpected - it is the essence of who we are. We want our people to help us grow and to grow with us, and that’s why we do whatever it takes to equip our employees with everything they may need to make a tangible impact on themselves, the business and the company. Let our intrepid three-headed mascot #ZiggyTheHydra welcome you into her world and join us at Akeneo! Learn more about who we are as an employer and about our Culture and Values via our Career page.

Job description

You are an experienced Data contributor, and have been sailing in Data Tooling, Data modeling and Cloud Data Infrastructure for the past +8 years. We’ve got the right job for you! Join us as a Senior Data Engineer at Akeneo and keep overcoming new Data challenges.

In this role, you will leading our Data Engineering/ Data Ops topics.

As part of the role, you’ll have to closely work with:

  • The Data Team (7 FTEs - Data Analyst & Data Engineers)
  • Engineering Leaders (Software Engineers/DevOps/Security/Data Scientists/IT/ RevTech)

Today our data stack is composed of: Google Cloud Platform (GCP), dbt, Airbyte, Metabase/Looker, Amplitude and Segment. Additionally, company-wide tools include CircleCI, Terraform, and Datadog.


  • Hands on: Identify, design and implement solutions for Data Processing and Cloud Infrastructure - while managing costs and complexity.
  • Teammate Coach: Mentor other Data Engineers, drive excellency and software craftsmanship within the team and across the organization
  • Data Leader: Evangelize Data Engineering and Data Ops best practices in the Engineering team, building a data culture based on the highest quality and reliability standards
  • Visionary: Build the technical Data Engineering and Data Ops vision. Adapt our stack to anticipate data users needs and to avoid pitfalls. Leverage external/new tools opportunities
  • You have a track record of experiences in building end to end applications from data ingestion to data visualisation and used data tools including: Airbyte, DataStream, Debezium, Google Cloud Workflows, Terraform, CloudFormation, BigQuery, Snowflake, Redshift, GCP, AWS, Segment, Amplitude, Mixpanel, Google Analytics, Postgres, DBT or Dataform
  • You excel in strategic thinking and long-term planning, consistently delivering results that drive business impact.
  • You have led teams to achieve ambitious goals while ensuring alignment with the overall data strategy.
  • You are fluent with scripting language such as Python, shell. You can write advanced SQL queries with your eyes closed.
  • You know well Linux environments, software development best practices such as CI/CD and have already containerized and orchestrated applications with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • You are humble and curious. You are open minded and support constructive debates.
  • You demonstrate courage, you constantly challenge yourself. You learn from your mistakes.
  • Your are fluent in English both spoken and written (most of our work is done in English).

Life at AkeneoCulture 

🌎 Diverse, cross-cultural team.

🎉 Annual All Staff gathering week, office parties, team offsites

👋 Top-notch 8-week onboarding programme for new teammates, including live presentations, online courses you can take at your own pace, and an exhaustive checklist with all the resources, calls-to-action and support contacts for a smooth integration into the company.

🏰 The position is open in the lovely city of Nantes: Enjoy a 19th-century historical building, tour our private garden and stop by the pond while doing your team catch-up. We also do great barbecues when the sun is out.


💰 Competitive package and complementary health insurance

Time off

⏰ Flexible working hours and hybrid setup (up to 3-4 days per week working from home)

👶 33 days paid leave if you are the second parent (instead of 28 days)

🏝️ Work from Anywhere Scheme - Explore the possibility of working from anywhere in the world for up to 30 days per year

Health & Wellness

🧘Individual and confidential coaching sessions with a mental health practitioner of your choice

💆 Massage sessions offered regularly and at a reduced price


🔊 Best-in-class communication and collaboration tools: Slack, Notion, Google Suite, Jira, GitHub...

💻 Choose between MacOS or Linux

💸 Personal remote allowance to maximize your home office environment

Professional Development

🎫 Participation in in-house events welcoming external guests (ie. Meetups) or industry events

🧑‍🏫 A €1,000 learning budget per employee per year.

Perks & Discounts

😋 Get your Swile lunch card funded at 50% by the company

🚇 Receive a 50% discount on the transportation pass of your choice

📽️ Comité Social et Economique: advantages and deductions on cultural activities, entertainment etc.

👶 Take advantage of our company crèche whether you need a nursery spot (subject to availability), emergency childcare, or care for Wednesdays and school vacations.

Corporate Responsibility

🤲 Employee Volunteering program: give back to the community with two days per year dedicated to supporting the charities of your choice.

🌈 Join one or several of our Employee Resource Groups and take an active part in promoting diversity and inclusion within our company.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Diversity & Inclusion: Akeneo provides and ensures a safe work environment for everyone, regardless of seniority, gender identity, and expression, sexual orientation, disability, mental illness, neuro(a)typicality, personal appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, nationality, or other characteristics. Akeneo is deeply anti-racist, anti-homophobic, anti-sexist, anti-ableist, and inclusive. We create the right conditions for you to feel safe and be yourself! 

 Interview process

  • Say hi! If your application has caught our attention, you will receive an invitation to a 30-minute conversation with Marie-Anaïs, where you’ll learn more about the role and about Akeneo.
  • Meet Camille, your future manager! This 45-60 minute interview will allow you to go in more depth into what the role entails and discuss your experience and skills.
  • Meet some of our experts in three 60-minutes technical interviews to discuss data tooling, data extraction and cloud infrastructure.
  • Sign your offer!

At all stages of your recruitment process, our Talent Acquisition team is committed to giving you an update in a one-week time frame.

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