European Energy

Senior Data Engineer

Job description

Advance your Data Engineer career in the world of green energy!

Join us at European Energy, where we are strengthening our commitment to being a leader in the renewable energy sector by significantly expanding our Data and Analytics team. This growth supports our strategic ambition to enhance our data-driven decision-making processes across the company. We are seeking a dynamic Senior Data Engineer to lead the development and management of our data infrastructures, which are crucial to our renewable energy projects including solar, wind, and Power-to-X initiatives. We succeed in this by living up to our core values: In it together, Trust and courage, Ambition, Excitement, Inclusion, and Agility.

Your Team

As a key member of the expanding Data & Analytics team within our IT department, you'll work alongside committed professionals dedicated to making our organization more data driven. Our team leverages data to drive strategic decision-making and operational excellence, ensuring data accessibility and actionable insights across the company. This is a unique opportunity to influence and shape the future of our data landscape as we transition to the most modern data stack available, enhancing our capabilities in processing, analysis, and compliance.

How You Will Create An Impact

As our new Senior Data Engineer, you will play a significant role in putting data on the map at European Energy. As a part of our 2026 strategy, we will double down on data, using it on our strategic roadmaps to give us a competitive edge. Data is a strategic cornerstone towards our mission to grow into a global force that champions the green transition, develop green energy solutions, and encourage the world to join the movement towards a fossil free society.

In This Role, You Will

  • Develop, manage, and optimize ETL processes, transforming raw data into clean, standardized datasets for analysis.
  • Ensure the reliability, efficiency, and scalability of data pipelines and architectures.
  • Enhance our analytics platform's infrastructure, focusing on operational integrity, compliance, and transparency.
  • Lead best engineering practices within the team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement in data processing and analytics.
  • Play a pivotal role in the upgrade and modernization of our data platform to incorporate cutting-edge technologies and methodologies.

To Thrive In This Position, We Imagine

  • You hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • You have at least 5 years of relevant experience in data engineering.
  • You have expertise in data warehouse principles, as well as data and data platform architecture.
  • You are very knowledgeable in SQL and Python. Preferable you have worked with Fabric, Snowflake and/or dbt.
  • You have work experience in the cloud data frameworks in Azure, AWS or GCP
  • You have worked with data integration from and to a multitude of different systems.
  • You have a strong commitment to data security practices and understanding of regulatory compliance (GDPR, NIS2, ISO).
  • You are able to work in a hybrid environment, with a minimum of three days per week in the office, though more is preferable to foster team collaboration and engagement.

Who You Are

A problem solver with a keen eye for detail and an organized approach to your work. You thrive in collaborative environments, engaging with both internal and external stakeholders effectively. With a natural curiosity and a passion for data and analytics, you are driven to explore new technologies and methodologies in data engineering.

You know that you cannot succeed without your team and understand that curiosity communication, transparency and accountability are the road to that success.

We Offer

  • You will be working closely with your IT colleagues as well as with our business partners and helping them to get a better understanding of the business requirements.
  • You will be part of an exponential growth adventure. European Energy is an international renewable energy company and we have welcomed approx. 280 new colleagues in 2023.
  • Knowledge sharing is important for us. We start every Monday with our global weekly morning meeting. Here the executive management and departments give us an update on projects and current focus areas.
  • We make an effort to welcome you as our new colleague. We prepare individual onboarding plans and assign everyone a buddy

Join Us

Be part of a team that is in it together, driven by ambition and a shared commitment to fostering an inclusive and agile workplace. At European Energy, your work in data engineering will contribute directly to our mission of advancing global green energy solutions.

European Energy at a Glance – The Power of Tomorrow, Today

European Energy is a Danish privately owned company founded in 2004 with headquarters in Copenhagen. We operate all the way from development, design, financing, construction, operation and selling of wind- and solar farms on land as well as offshore globally. As part of this, we are also highly active in M&A activities across the full value chain. Further, we work with the development of future energy solutions, e.g. Power-to-X. We are active in 25 countries and have increased our EBITDA by 45% year-by-year for the past 3 years, while also doubling the size of our pipeline each year. We have a strong business model and a highly competitive edge that we believe can sustain an impressive growth trajectory going forward.

We now have more than 750 employees with 39 nationalities represented in 25 countries, and we are growing rapidly in both Copenhagen and across our global offices. We all work for our common goal to be the most innovative partner within the green transition and to create The Power of Tomorrow, Today.

Apply now! 

Location: Søborg (HQ), Denmark 

Reporting to: Anders Kring, Director, Head of Development, Data & Analytics

How to apply for the position: Please submit your application in English or Danish including a CV and motivational letter using the “Apply”-button in the upper right corner

For more information: You are welcome to contact Mette Sommerlund Thomsen, Talent Acquisition Partner at in case of any questions 

Our working environment is built on mutual respect for the varied strengths and talents of our employees, with a flat hierarchy and entrepreneurial thinking at its foundation. Our employees value our flexible working culture, permitting better reconciliation of work and personal life. We are a team, whether it is in the workplace, on our company trips or during our weekly company training sessions. At European Energy, you will not only gain great colleagues, but also new friends from every corner of the globe.

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