Lead Data Engineer - DWH (m/f/d) - full-time

Munich (Germany) or London (United Kingdom)

About us

Do you love stories? If so, please keep reading, because we certainly do. We believe the ability to tell stories is what makes us human. Joyn is your streaming app with over 50 live TV channels, exclusive previews, originals and collections. We understand Joyn as a partnership – an invitation to content-providers and users alike to make entertainment more meaningful and fun. Our app aggregates global and especially local content in a relevant way for Germany, both live TV and on-demand content. All kinds of stories and more to come, everyday.

We hire the best, because we need people that are as customer-focused as we are. We are looking for champions to help us further connect with our audience. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. Do you think you’re up for it? Great. Then send us your application!

About the job

At Joyn you will work with the sizeable data of our video streaming platform as well as data from external sources. Together with your team of talented and passionate data engineers you are building a data platform in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment.  We are an Agile organisation and believe in autonomous teams that are given a challenge and work towards a shared mission. Therefore we need technical leaders with an agile mindset, who lead by example, enjoy working in a very dynamic environment, and are able to guide, mentor and grow high performing product development teams.

What you can expect

  • Assume the technical leadership role for the team building our new data warehouse based on Snowflake and DataVault 2.0
  • You will develop and optimize strategies for our Data Vault automation framework, using Node.js, Python and SQL
  • You will develop and optimize our DataVault schema and related data marts, to ensure both efficient load processes and fast analytical queries
  • Drive a culture of good engineering practises and implement processes, systems and tools to aid and empower the team in their day to day work.
  • Facilitate technical design and architectural discussions in your team and align with other engineering teams
  • Together with our teams you will work on business requirements and translate them into technical specifications
  • You will develop our systems and processes hands-on
  • Drive the future road map of our data platform by researching new tools and technologies
  • How you do it

  • You have a deep passion for working on a mission-driven tech product that is designed to solve a complex user problem
  • For your team of talented engineers you provide technical leadership and guide the team in technical and product decisions and help us meet the product and business requirements with your technical solution.
  • You believe sharing your knowledge benefits everybody on the team and you mentor and develop the skills of the developers in your team.
  • You are the technical wingman of the Director of Data Engineering and work closely with them to solve difficult product and business problems.
  • You lead by example and instil the values that ensure your team maintains a high level of competence and operational excellence
  • You have fun at work!
  • Your profile

  • You have been working in data engineering or business intelligence for several years, ideally in media or ecommerce
  • Professional working experience in Node.js, Python and SQL, additional languages are a plus
  • Several years of experience in designing, developing and operating data warehouses and you have expert knowledge in relational database systems
  • Well versed in working with analytical databases, ideally Snowflake
  • A good overview of the various data processing frameworks and tools in the market
  • Experience with AWS services, especially auto-scaling and serverless
  • Working experience with CI/CD, test- and deployment automation, and containers
  • English is our team language