Northpool B.V.

Medior Data Engineer

Job description

Do you like to be part of a company where data really counts? Do you like to be part of a team where you can directly see the effects of your developments? Do you have the drive, spirit and high responsibility necessary for being part of a fast-moving trading environment? Then become a Medior Data Engineer at Northpool!


Northpool has four trading desks: an intraday desk, short term, long term and algorithmic trading. All these trading desks need their crucial data to make the best trading decisions, each trading desk has its own requirements that must be taken into account. Our trading desks are supported by the Operations, Data & Analytics department, which also includes our Data Engineers.

All dashboards, models and databases are built internally by us. Our team of Data Engineers collects the data and ensures that it is processed correctly so that the Data Scientists and Analysts can use it to build models and tools.

As a Medior Data Engineer, in addition to programming, you will be responsible for coaching/ supervising the Junior Data Engineers and transferring knowledge within the organization. You will be asked to think along about new developments that are needed and how we can further optimize the various data flows.

Your challenge? Ensuring that the data flows are set up as optimally as possible, monitoring the quality of the data and creating the conditions for the team of Data Engineers to be self-reliant. Ensure that the team, despite everyone’s personal working methods, has the same standards and speaks the same ‘language’. Thinking along with seniors and leads from various departments to improve design in data architecture.


  • A MSc degree in Computer Science;
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience;
  • Extensive experience with Python, including OOP (Object Oriented Programming);
  • Good social and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of Linux and Bash;
  • A strong responsibility and willingness to take ownership about your work.


  • Experience with writing SQL queries;
  • Experience with using Docker;
  • Pro-active and flexible work mentality;
  • Interest in Trading or meteorology;
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure.


  • Training, continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • A non-hierarchical workplace
  • Young and highly motivated teammates
  • Ownership in your work
  • A fun, international workplace
  • Plenty of social events!

Location: for this vacancy we need you to live in The Netherlands. Also, the application procedure will take place at our office in Leiden.

Interested? Please send your CV and motivation letter to Due to the high amount of applicants, we only consider applications that include a motivation letter.

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