Senior Data Engineer - Remote

Job description

Schibsted is a growing and diverse family of over 50 brands whose mission is to empower people in their daily lives and each brand contributes to it in its own way. Amongst our brands you can find leading Nordic marketplaces like Finn and Blocket, world-class media houses like VG and Aftonbladet (we are the largest media group in Scandinavia) and other rapidly developing digital companies like Prisjakt, Lendo and many others.

Data Foundations is a central department within Schibsted that is responsible for the data platform and is working on data fueled products with emphasis on volume, velocity and privacy. We are building products at scale, serving the whole of Schibsted and its brands.

Our team within Data Foundations is responsible for development and maintenance of the segmentation platform, which supports online advertising, personalization and analytics use-cases across the whole company.

Whom are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced Data Engineer, who is independent, goal oriented and loves working with Big Data. We practice a product-oriented mindset, so engineers work together with the product management team to find the best solutions to meet our customers' needs. You also will be responsible for designing and building platform functionality as a part of a team within Data Foundations.

Good examples of such functionality would be:

  • Implementation of new segmentation criteria
  • Ensure compliance with data governance, security policies and privacy laws in all parts of the processing pipeline
  • Monitoring and optimisation of processing pipelines
  • Adding new ways to integrate with consumers and carrying out a migration

What is our technology stack?

  • Python and Spark for data processing, Luigi for data orchestration
  • Scala and Finatra for backend services
  • Docker and Kubernetes as a main platform for both processing and services
  • AWS for storage and other infrastructure (S3, RDS, SQS, Cloudformation,…)


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics or relevant work experience
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with Python and Spark
  • Experience with Scala or other JVM languages , ability to get up to speed with Scala is expected
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, orchestration frameworks (Airflow / Luigi), DevOps, CI/CD, cloud solutions (AWS / Azure / Google Cloud), container-based workflows or distributed systems are all regarded as positive.

As a part of Schibsted, you will also have the opportunity to share knowledge and learn from other data engineers across the organisation. We encourage a diverse, collaborative and creative work environment, where you will develop and push for state-of-the-art solutions in big data processing as well as building reliable and highly scalable services.

A little peek at what we offer

  • Opportunity to work remotely from Europe (the team is based in Norway, Sweden, and Poland)
  • Internal career growth opportunities
  • Flexibility of working from home
  • Excellent work equipment of choice at home and at the office
  • Central office locations
  • Opportunity for development of competencies, conferences and various knowledge sharing events such as hackathons, innovation days, etc.
  • 2 lab days every month to explore new technologies and development ideas connected to our work
  • Opportunity to take on various learning courses and classes through our Schibsted Learning Lab and LinkedIn Learning
  • Pension scheme
  • Schibsted share saving and matching plans
  • Wellness programs (e.g. running, yoga, classes with a coach...etc.)

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