Senior Data Engineer (f/m/d)

Job description

You believe that data is the most valuable asset nowadays? You acknowledge that leveraging this asset requires a substantial software engineering excellence? Then you are right to join us!

Our mission

syte is an innovative technology company founded in 2021 that is revolutionizing the real estate industry with digital solutions. We have already been awarded several times for our innovative solutions, most recently with the German AI Award 2023 and the AI Startup Award 2024. Our focus is on the development and implementation of strategies to optimize building and refurbishment projects with the aim of promoting sustainability and efficiency in the real estate industry.

Real estate meets tech

At syte, we recognize that the future of the construction industry lies in the fusion of architecture and technology with a strong focus on sustainable refurbishment. We strive to attract top talent to help us align our processes closely with our clients' needs, particularly in the field of building refurbishment. Our innovative approach uses advanced data collection to increase the efficiency of our machine learning analyses and monitor comprehensive refurbishment projects. Our aim is not only to provide urban development proposals, but also a comprehensive project development calculation that takes into account financial aspects such as rents, construction costs, tax benefits and government subsidies for energy-efficient refurbishments. This enables us to quickly generate economic forecasts that support investment decisions in the refurbishment sector.

Working at syte

‍We offer you an exciting role with a direct impact on the company's success in a dynamic and growing startup. At syte, you can expect a company culture with flat hierarchies and fast decision-making processes and a young and motivated team that is looking forward to working with you. The position can be started remotely. Regular meetings take place in our Münster office.


Position Overview

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our data pipelines, data warehouses, and data processing systems. You will work closely with data scientists, analysts, backend engineers and other stakeholders to ensure the availability, accuracy, and reliability of our data. Your expertise in data engineering and best practices will be essential in optimizing performance and enabling our ambitious AI projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable ETL/ELT processes to ingest, clean, and transform data from various sources
  • Build and manage data warehouses, data lakes, and other data storage solutions
  • Optimize and monitor data pipelines to ensure efficient and reliable data processing
  • Collaborate with data scientists and analysts to understand data requirements and deliver high-quality data solutions
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code, and participate in code reviews and pair programming sessions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve data-related issues in a timely manner
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in data engineering and apply them to improve our systems



  • 5+ years practical experience as a data engineer or similar role
  • Strong expertise in automation/orchestration tools (e.g. Prefect, Kubeflow, Airflow, Dagster, Dataform)
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and experience with database management systems (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redshift)
  • Experience with big data technologies (e.g., BigQuery, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka)
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Experience with containerization technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) and cloud services (e.g. GCP, AWS, Azure)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate technical concepts
  • Experience in data science and machine learning is nice to have
  • Experience with geographic processing (GDAL, QGIS, PostGIS, CityDB) is nice to have


  • Be part of a forward-thinking company that's making a tangible impact in real estate and sustainable development.
  • Work with a team of passionate, skilled professionals in a collaborative and innovative environment.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and flexible working arrangements (including remote options).
  • Experience a culture that values creativity, continuous learning, and personal growth.

Are you ready for a new challenge? We are looking forward to receiving your application. Become now a part of our team!

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