Senior Data Engineer Rotterdam, the Netherlands
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Senior Data Engineer

Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Visa Sponsorship if necessary
Relocation Assistance
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Interview Preparation

About the company:

This Rotterdam-based company has been changing the world of mid to long-term accommodation rentals since 2009. Today, according to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, it is one of the fastest-growing IT companies in the Netherlands. With over 50k active ads in more than 400 cities around the world, its housing platform is a real catch for young professionals and international students who are on the lookout for a new home abroad. The platform currently has over 5m active users.

Your Role:

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will join the company's Data Engineering team. Their current aim is to improve the existing data pipeline to scale to new heights, and your expertise would be immensely helpful.

A few words about the tech stack:

The data warehouse is powered by Snowflake. ETL pipelines are built using Stitch, dbt, and Cloud composer. The team is using Google Cloud Platform where they have deployed several Machine Learning models in production via Docker containers running on a Kubernetes cluster, which are fully integrated with the company's marketplace. In the upcoming months, they also aim to leverage real-time data.

Your responsibilities as a Senior Data Engineer:

  • Scale and evolve data infrastructure, optimizing for cost, performance, scalability, and reliability
  • Design and implement streaming and batch data pipelines for data ingestion and delivery
  • Work with cross-functional teams to add new data sources in the data lake/data warehouse
  • Introduce data quality and data monitoring processes
  • Provide guidance and expertise to other engineers on the best practices to build production data pipelines and reduce tech debt

Your qualification:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a Data Engineer
  • Experience working with big data technologies
  • Experience designing, creating and scaling ETL/ELT pipelines
  • Passion for building data-driven products
  • Hands-on knowledge of at least one programming languages (ideally Python)
  • Strong SQL, Data Modelling, and Data Warehousing skills


  • Experience working in cloud-based Data Warehouse like Snowflake/Redshift/Big Query
  • Experience using dbt (Data Build Tool) and Airflow/Cloud Composer/Astronomer
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes 
  • Experience designing real-time data pipelines
  • Experience working at startups and/or scaleups

Relocation support:

You don't just get a new full-time IT job abroad, you are becoming a part of something bigger – the team of awesome techies where every single individual matters. We care about you and aim to make your move abroad as smooth as possible. Besides visa sponsorship, the hiring company is ready to take on the flight ticket costs.

Additional information:

This Senior Data Engineer job in the Netherlands comes with an impressive list of benefits & perks, including:

  • The opportunity to take full ownership of your work and dare to do things differently
  • Work with a creative, diverse, and inclusive team! Think 130+ people from 30+ different nationalities 
  • Budget for Dutch or English classes to help you kick off your stay in the Netherlands, and help you immerse into the Dutch culture
  • 10% of the time on personal development and side projects 
  • Work in a spacious, modern, and brand new office in heart of Rotterdam, with free coffee and snacks, and a social space with entertainment facilities
  • Personal equipment including new MacBook, screens, adjustable tables and chairs 
  • "Work from anywhere" policy, including flexible working hours
  • Unlimited holiday policy, with a minimum amount mandatory each year
  • Relocation package with visa sponsorship provided


For additional details on this role contact – Anna Kalniei


Have a great day!

Senior Data Engineer job with relocation support (including visa sponsorship)

Rotterdam, the Netherlands