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WehkampBig Data Engineer

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As a Big Data Engineer you are part of our Data Science team and as such help define, build and improve data driven solutions improving and personalising our customer's journey. You will be using the latest cutting edge technologies to create high performance data drive solutions.

Within the team...

All our teams, including the Data Science team work closely with their respective Product Owner according to the Agile mindset. The Data Science team works as a stable product team taking end-to-end responsibility for the products/services they build, inline with the DevOps principles. You are and feel responsible to the code you build & run it.

As a Big Data Engineer you work closely with your scrum team and you actively partake in requirements and design sessions to determine the best possible solution for the identified business requirement.

Needless to say; all products within the Data Science team contribute to the Wehkamp overall strategy. Products such as Personalized data driven recommendations, (Visual) search, Type ahead are continuously improved based on data insights.

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Your profile

You are a data junky. Always finding new ways to improve the customer experience through the use of data based solutions. Continuous improvement and innovation are your second nature and you love to work in a team with very talented people.

  • You have an university degree in Information Technology and/or Mathematics
  • Working as a Data Engineer is not new to you and you have a ‘proven’ track record
  • You have worked with technologies such as Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, Map/Reduce, Hive, Impala, Kafka and Spark.
  • You have previously worked with cloud platforms such as Amazon AWS
  • You are passionate about technology in general and data in particular
  • You dare to challenge the status quo and you do so with respect.
  • You are a true people’s person, love to work in team and you are a great communicator.
  • You are a citizen of an EU/EER country or Switzerland.(
  • You are living close to Zwolle, or you are willing to relocate
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Our offer

At wehkamp, you will be working in a passionate team of eCommerce experts who will inspire and focus on each other’s personal growth. We are working hard to further strengthen our position as a top eCommerce player. Therefore, we make use of the latest technologies and you will be involved in the latest online developments.

Employee development is a top priority and we cherish our talents.We offer plenty of opportunities to present your skills and knowledge inside wehkamp and outside (e.g. on seminars). Moreover, we offer various options on training and education, necessary to fulfill your personal career within wehkamp.

We offer a complete and current set of working conditions, matching the largest online retailer in The Netherlands. In addition to a competitive salary, we distinguish ourselves by

  • An above-market holiday pay (8,5%)
  • A large number of holidays
  • A good pension plan
  • A fixed annual bonus of 2%
  • A profit-sharing plan
  • Possibilities for a discount on various types of insurance
  • An interesting staff-discount on almost the entire assortment of wehkamp!

You have the option to swap out benefits: you can purchase additional leave or increase your salary by selling leave.

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Do you want to share your talent with us? Please Apply today! If you have any questions regarding this job or the wehkamp organisation? Don’t hesitate to contact  Hayke Tjemmes. +31 (0)38 4973306 or call/text/whatsapp on +31 (0)6 40794583

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Working at Wehkamp

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Headquarters Holland
Employee in NL