Data Engineer (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne

Who we are


We are real.digital: Several thousand dealers and millions of products make our multi-channel portal one of the largest marketplaces in Germany. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the opportunities offered by a large corporation in the background. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether as an intern or an executive: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

Day-by-day, our development team of about 100 experts pursues the goal of developing the best products and optimising the shopping experience. Our domains operate along the customer journey to ensure that we always keep an eye on the customers’ needs and can deal with new challenges promptly. Whether AdTec, After Sales, Checkout & Accounting, or Logistics, we drive developments forward and have great freedom regarding technical aspects. Details regarding the challenges of the respective domains can be found here  https://www.real-digital.de/team/tech/

You love large data volumes and are enthusiastic about the technology-driven optimisation of shop logic? Then you are at the right place as a Data Engineer (f/m/d)

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • As a Data Engineer (f/m/d) at real.digital, you act as an important interface between our DevOps, Data Science and software development divisions
  • You develop scalable applications and systems for processing structured and unstructured data
  • You deal comprehensively with many different data-related topics and have the right ideas for every situation: Whether it's data exchange between microservices, processing huge amounts of data for recommender models, or lightning-fast, interactive business intelligence applications, we have the right solution

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You have a university degree in (business) informatics or a comparable field of study
  • You have a very high capacity for abstraction, a sound algorithmic understanding and affinity for working with data
  • Ideally, you have experience in some of the following technologies and, as an autodidact, you are prepared to quickly familiarise yourself with the other technological forms:
    • with containers (docker and kubernetes)
    • Database systems (MySQL, MongoDB, BigQuery, etc.)
    • Management and automation of infrastructure (Linux, Networking, Cloud Services, Terraform)
    • Software development (Python, Java)
    • CI/CD (Drone, Gitlab CI)

What we offer

  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different fields and numerous nations
  • A sophisticated product with millions of users and a broadly-based technology stack
  • A dynamic environment with a start-up mentality, no superfluous red tape and hierarchy, as well as plenty of courage and trust to break new ground
  • A central, modern office in the heart of Cologne
  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice
  • Always up-to-date – you receive four days of special leave and a budget of €1,300 per year to attend relevant fairs and conferences

Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!

Apply here
Your contact person: Marion Graßler
real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

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