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Data Engineer

lastminute.com group

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Data Engineer

Data Engineer

  • Chiasso, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are lastminute.com group. We are an European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, aiming to be a smart travel provider by leveraging technology to simplify the life of travellers. Across our portfolio of well known brands such as lastminute.com, Bravofly, Rumbo, Volagratis and Jectcost, customers find an extensive offering for all their needs: they can search, book and manage flights, hotels, holidays, city breaks, cruises, car hire as well as other travel and leisure related products. Through websites and mobile apps in 15 languages and across 35 countries more than 10 million customers book their travel and leisure experiences with us every year. lastminute.com NV is a publicly traded company listed under the ticker symbol LMN on SIX Swiss Exchange

Job Description

lastminute.com group is looking for a Data Engineer for its Marketing Technology's team based in Chiasso.

Key Responsibilities will include

  • Data Engineer will work on the collecting, storing, processing, and analyzing of huge sets of data.

  • The primary focus will be on choosing optimal solutions to use for these purposes, then maintaining, implementing, and monitoring them.

  • Integrating the data solutions with the architecture used across the company.

  • Development of ad-hoc solutions based on data processing framework.

  • Selecting and integrating any Big Data tools and frameworks required to provide requested capabilities

  • Implementing ETL processes

  • Monitoring performance and advising any necessary infrastructure changes

  • Defining and implementing data retention policies
Skills and Experience

  • 5+ Years experience as a Data Engineer

  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles

  • Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Google DataFlow, Storm, Spark-Streaming, TIBCO Streambase, etc.

  • Good knowledge of Big Data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Impala and/or HPE Vertica environment.

  • Experience with Google DataProc, Spark or similar technologies.

  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources

  • Knowledge of various ETL techniques and frameworks, such as Flume,Talend or Google DataFlow

  • Experience with various messaging systems, such as Kafka, TIBCO RendezVous, TIBCO FTL, etc.

  • Experience with Big Data ML toolkits, such as Mahout, SparkML, or H2O, Google TensorFlow

  • Good understanding of Lambda Architecture, along with its advantages and drawbacks

  • Proficiency with MapReduce, HDFS is a plus

  • Amazon Web Services, GCP or Azure platforms experience.

  • Programming experience with one out of the following languages: Python , R , Bash, Go Language or Scala.

  • Significant experience in building internal tools to streamline Marketing processes is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of kanban, agile, scrum, continuous delivery and deployment, pipeline, retrofitting.


  • Pragmatic, but able to be meticulous with attention to detail.

  • Mentality to do the right thing - even when people might not notice the effort. This includes keeping documentation up to date, adding nice to have information to request tickets, writing good version control system commit messages, as example.

  • Highly self-motivated, uses initiative and “go to” problem solver.

  • Good relationship builder and able to position the role as a key ally, support and help to delivery teams.

  • Able to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a can-do attitude.

  • A passion for the web and the potential of eCommerce.

  • Willingness to go beyond the call of duty to get the job done.

  • Committed to, and actively works towards, continuous self-improvement and growth of others around him/her.

  • International standing and presentation skills

  • High level of interpersonal and negotiation skills
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