Banking Circle

Senior Data Engineer

Job description

Are you a detail-oriented, curious, and data-driven problem solver who wants to build up and maintain a Data Platform for reporting and analytics in a fast-growing FinTech company? Then you might be the one we are looking for.

Banking Circle is a truly international and vibrant company with more than 550 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide. We are a differentiator in the market who provides the stability of a Bank and the flexibility of a Fintech, in order to deliver a payments solution to our clients as we continue transforming the Banking and Payments industry for the new economy.

About the role

We are looking to hire a skilled Senior Data Engineer, to join our Data Engineering team in Copenhagen, reporting to the Engineering Team Lead.

In this role you will get the chance to work on building and maintaining our next generation Data Platform in Azure. The Data Engineering team owns Banking Circle’s Data Platform, which is closely coupled to our payment processing system. Our tech stack includes Python, Terraform, Microsoft Azure cloud ecosystem, Azure DevOps, and Microsoft Power BI. Furthermore, we also use Databricks SQL warehouses and Astronomer/Airflow to orchestrate our processing pipelines.

What you will be doing

  • Build and maintain our Data Platform in collaboration with peers
  • Design and optimize the use of Data Platform based on business needs
  • Recommend approaches in which stakeholders could apply data to business problems
  • Advocate for software architecture patterns, efficient data processing, modern data integration, and solid data modelling
  • Enhance our data infrastructure to improve the reliability and computational efficiency of our Data Platform
  • Collaborate in the continual analysis of project requirements in collaboration with teams across the organization
  • Participate in Agile team rituals (stand-up, planning, and retrospective)

What we are looking for

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have an educational background within computer science, software engineering, or related fields, with a bachelor's degree as a minimum. It is a big advantage if you have five years of relevant work experience with the tech stack used by our Data Engineering team. Furthermore, we expect that you have a solid understanding of Python, Terraform, and Azure Pipelines, including code organization and testing. It is ideal if you have proficiency in software development in a Linux environment and experience with relational database systems and data warehouses. You should also be well-versed with Agile development principles and have experience with applying them in the daily work.

As a person you are proactive with a quality oriented and structured approach to problem solving. You are not afraid to contribute to continuous improvements of the team’s way of working. You have an open and curious mindset, and you should also be comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment where you can juggle several tasks simultaneously. You possess excellent communication skills and are a dependable and knowledge-sharing-team-player. You should enjoy both working in teams but also be good at working on individual tasks.

As Banking Circle is an international company it´s a requirement, that you are fluent in English.

What we offer you

We offer a hybrid work model for our employees to allow for flexibility and productivity. However, we do also expect you to spend time in the office on a regular basis to build community and efficiency in the team. Furthermore, we offer a competitive salary and a generous benefit package, opportunities for continuous learning, development, and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements.

Would you like to join us?

We will be conducting interviews continuously; therefore, we urge interested candidates to apply online as soon as possible. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

If you have questions do not hesitate to contact Kheira Nougal, Global Recruitment Partner on No agencies, please.

Who we are

Banking Circle is a fully licensed next generation Payments Bank that is designed to meet the global banking and payments needs of Payments businesses, Banks, and Marketplaces. Through our API, we deliver fast, low-cost global payments and banking services by connecting to the world’s clearing systems – enabling our clients to move liquidity in real-time for all major currencies securely and compliantly. To learn more about Banking Circle, visit us at

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances.

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