Data Engineer

Are you passionate about data engineering challenges? Do you believe in making a difference? We have a challenging role within our highly skilled team! Then come work for the number one online travel agency of the Benelux: Otravo.

Otravo means Online Travel Organisation and is market leader in the Benelux, Scandinavia and South Europe of online air travel sales. Travellers can book airline tickets to worldwide destinations via self-service and online, and for both leisure and business trips. Otravo offers travellers a wide selection of options, everything from worldwide flights, rental cars, hotels and sun holidays to all possible dynamic travel combinations.

Otravo is the parent company of several well-known travel brands. Brands like Vliegtickets.nl, Vliegtickets.be, WTC.nl, Schipholtickets.nl, de Vakantiediscounter, Flygstolen, Tripmonster and Greitai and most recently the brand Travelgenio are all part of Otravo. Every day over hundred thousands of visitors are welcomed to our websites and since 1983 millions of people have travelled through our brands. Otravo is a very healthy and innovative company with a growing yearly turnover of over 1,5 billion euro’s and a team of more than 500 professionals.

What are you going to do?

We are a team of data scientists/analysts. We empower different parts of the business by provide insights by collecting, integrating, analyzing and presenting findings. This enables business and IT teams to make well-founded, fact-based decisions.  As a data engineer, you will be sitting at the entry point within the flow of data. You will be working with stakeholders throughout the company to optimize our data and data pipeline architecture. Your challenge, as a data engineer, will be to make sure that we can utilize our data in an optimal way to support business decisions, and to improve our product. This includes focusing on delivering real-time insights.

As a data engineer, you are responsible for the development, performance, quality, and scaling of our data solution (data pipelines), with a special focus on data streaming and data quality.

You will be focused on creating data flows for our numerous brands and applications. This includes working with opensource and proprietary technologies such as: 

  • Subscription/Publish systems such a Kafka and Google’s Pub/Sub
  • Stream and batch processing systems such as Apache Flink, Apache Apex, Google’s Data flow
  • Large scales warehousing Big Query

You will be facilitating our team of data scientists/analysists to collect data and to operationalize developed models into production. You will be spending ± 10% on private projects to find the next big thing


Skills And Qualifications

You are a devops with at least 2 years of solid experience with a JVM base programminguage (e.g. Java, Scala). You are passionate about data, you have an inquisitive mind and you love to share knowledge.

We consider it a plus if you have experience with:

  • Big Data techniques and tools
  • Familiar with PHP, Python, or R;
  • Google compute engine, AWS, Docker or OpenStack.

What do we offer?
  • We are small company with good financial backgrounds which means you will get stability as in big corporations but flexibility, short decision making and degree of freedom typical to the leanups
  • A friendly atmosphere with committed people and place which supports exchange of ideas
  • A learning place so you will choose trainings and gatherings you want to attend
  • 24 paid holidays and 6 ATV days
  • Discount on your holiday trips
  • Support with relocation (visa, housing, 30% tax ruling)
  • Free use of company gym

Questions?

Is this the job for you? Respond quickly to this vacancy! We would like to receive your motivation and CV via the application button below. Do you have questions about this vacancy? Then contact our Recruiter Charlotte Bouma cbouma@otravo.eu.

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