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Senior Data Engineer

On-site
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Data & Analytics

Job description


About Road


Road is a fast-growing software company active in the dynamic electric driving (EV) market. We deliver the critical infrastructure that the EV charging ecosystem is built on. We do this through a purpose-built software platform supported by our unique expertise and world-class customer service. Road currently serves 20% of the Dutch market and we have firmly set our sights on repeating this success internationally. We exist at the intersection of cleantech and fintech and our mission is to make EV charging effortless for everyone.

About the role


We are on the lookout for a Senior Data Engineer to enhance our vibrant team. In this pivotal role, you will be instrumental in crafting scalable, efficient data solutions that reinforce our business intelligence and analytics capabilities. Your technical acumen and enthusiasm for data will be the cornerstone of our strategy. Collaborating with our team, you will develop outstanding data products, delivering critical insights that empower Road to make well-informed, strategic business decisions.

As a Data Engineer, you collaborate with other Data Engineers, Analytical Engineers, and Data analysts to build resilient and scalable solutions in a fast-moving cloud environment.

You are at the heart of our technical operations, leading the design and architectures of complex data processing pipelines essential for ingesting and transforming data from different sources. Your role is crucial in managing and optimizing data flows, ensuring efficiency and scalability in our data infrastructure.


Your responsibilities include:


  • Supporting the team, and your lead, on the technical side. Your proficiency in cloud computing, along with your engineering skills empowers your team to build resilient and scalable data solutions;

  • Navigating conversations with stakeholders and asking questions to key business individuals. This approach ensures that our data strategy is seamlessly integrated with our commercial objectives, showcasing your technical and business acumen blend;

  • Mentoring your colleagues about data engineering topics, for instance by pair programming with them and presenting inspiring demos;

  • Working closely with a newly formed team of professionals with a strong bias towards getting things done;

  • Contributing to the establishment of a data team and creating a data environment from the ground up, fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making throughout the organization;

  • Taking the lead on technical aspects, guiding the team through complex projects, and seeing the impact of your work on the company's goals;

  • Building and optimizing efficient, scalable data processing architectures using cutting-edge technologies in cloud environments;

  • Developing and orchestrating data pipelines using different technologies, like Airflow or Stitch (when convenient);

  • Your expertise in cloud data warehousing and data modeling drives you to improve data storage and retrieval processes continually;

  • Staying updated with the latest advancements in data engineering and applying them to your work is something you always look forward to.

Job requirements


What do we value in our candidates?


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field;

  • 3+ years of experience in data engineering using both Python and SQL;

  • Proficient in Cloud Computing & DevOps best practices e.g. GCP, Docker, Kubernetes;

  • Experience building custom & scalable ELT pipelines and orchestrating them using Airflow or Google Cloud Composer;

  • Experience in Cloud Data warehousing, preferably using BigQuery and dbt;

  • Solid understanding of data modeling and database design principles (Kimball, Inmon, OneBig Table, etc);

  • Solid knowledge of git and GitHub;

  • Experience with BI tools like Looker, Tableau, Preset, or Superset;

  • You have experience with continuous integration, logging, and monitoring;

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills;

  • Good command of the English language in words and writing;

  • Strong teamwork, stakeholder management, and sprint planning skills;

  • Familiarity with the principles of data mesh, such as domain-oriented decentralized data ownership and self-serve data infrastructure is a definite plus.


What do we offer in addition to your salary?


  • Join our mission-driven organization, leading innovation in a dynamic international and ambitious environment. Take ownership, leverage your expertise, and make a meaningful impact while advancing your career.

  • 8% Pension allowance paid monthly with the freedom to invest at your discretion.

  • This role is entitled to the company's SAR program: you get a claim right linked to the value development of Road because success is best when shared!

  • We believe you have to recharge too! This is why you are entitled to our ‘fair use holiday policy’

  • Travel allowance, Travel reimbursement, or an electric bicycle;

  • All the technology and business tools to succeed

  • Daily varied and healthy food options for lunch. And of course drinks at our own Road bar;

  • Besides working on our mission together, we like to have fun and connect with social events and team-building activities. 

  • Personal training and development opportunities

  • Referral program

  • Headquarters located in one of the most dynamic and cosmopolitan cities in Europe: Amsterdam.

  • Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world


More about us


We believe in being open-minded and challenging ourselves to continuously strive for the best results. We are transitioning from start-up to scale-up which requires a more structured and process-driven approach to reach the next stage of our growth. As the world scales up to meet the EV charging demand, we’re ready for this once-in-a-century mobility revolution. Are you ready to help us grow and make EV charging effortless for everyone? Join our team of 160+ colleagues working in our Amsterdam HQ.

Our Values


  • Customer

  • Innovation

  • Community

  • Ownership

  • Communication

  • Focus


Want to know more about our company vision, culture or career growth opportunities? Have a look at our careers site https://careers.road.io/


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