Senior Data Engineer

Job description

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 18 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: GreenChef, EveryPlate, Chef's Plate, Factor, and Youfoodz.

About The Team

The Data Engineering Team within the Data & Business Intelligence Team is at its core, operational. We are responsible for creating bespoke UK data processing workflows to enable HelloFresh operations to function within the UK marketplace. You will become a part of our UK data enablement function focusing on driving operational excellence across all UK data pipelines. You will work closely with our global data engineering teams to also ensure UK data pipelines are in synergy with global data engineering projects and strategies. You will provide the technical leadership and vision to help drive continuous improvement to our current data processing workflows; whilst engaging with the Global Supply chain technology owners to ensure new products are incorporated into the UK Data Engineering roadmap. You will also support the team with day to day coding activities & challenges.

What You Will Be Doing
  • You will be responsible for working on specialized ETL data workflow projects to help drive CI and upgrade the UK HelloFresh’s current infrastructure of existing ETL data pipelines as part of a range of UK data services improvement projects
  • Support on ensuring UK ETL pipelines are fully automated (e.g. Apache Airflow, Snowflake) and developed into the UK snowflake data environment
  • Support daily operations by ensuring BAU ETL workflows are aligned to work with wider UK & Global technical teams data strategies
  • Collaborate with Business Unit leaders to unlock the value of the data we have / they require and help drive best practice
  • Driving improvements to our ETL workflows and their data dependencies being provided by other operational platforms & teams
  • Identify and assess opportunities to unlock business value through improvements to the data we collect and how we process it between teams
  • Our business and operations are constantly changing, so adaptability is important, as you will work with business stakeholders & IT platforms to understand changes in the operating environment and their dependencies on our tools to help ensure a culture of continuous improvement is delivered
Who You Are
  • You will have extensive knowledge of SQL, Python, Airflow along with data ETL processing from multiple cloud based data sources
  • Strong knowledge of working with snowflake data environments
  • Experience with data pipelines and workflow management tools
  • Experience of delivering highly automated solutions and driving quality in data inputs
  • You have worked with business stakeholders on data problems, translating their expertise into data solutions
  • Experience with data modeling and data warehousing solutions
  • Developed complex internal tools before
  • You bring experience with agile methodologies like Scrum & Kanban
  • Experience with Apache Spark, Hive and Kafka
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, e.g., AWS (S3, EMR, Glue, Athena)
  • Experience working in an Agile environment and using tools such as Github / Jira.
What You Will Get In Return
  • 70% off HelloFresh or Green Chef boxes
  • Company pension scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Bupa private medical insurance (including dental & family cover options)
  • Bippit account - financial support
  • Free professional development and coaching memberships
  • Mental health first aiders and an employee assistance programme
  • Working from home equipment budget
  • Dog friendly office! (London site only)
  • If in the office, enjoy a free breakfast every day
  • Eye care scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance
Location: The HelloFresh Farm, 60 Worship Street, EC2A 2EZ, London / DC Site(s)

Work Schedule: Hybrid working - 50/50 remote working & flexible start/finish times (role


Next steps: Your application will be reviewed and if successful, a member of the Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch within 2 weeks.

About HelloFresh

We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

We want to adapt our processes and create a safe space that welcomes everyone so please let us know how we can accommodate our process. In case you have any accessibility requirements you can share that with us in the application form.

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