Finance Data Engineer

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is the European Travel-Tech leader in the dynamic holiday packages business, uniquely positioned to drive innovation-led growth.

Every month, lastminute.com reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment of inclusion across race, gender, age sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for a Data Engineer for its Data & Analytics department.

The candidate will have the opportunity to become a key member in the Data & Analytics team dedicated to the support of Finance department, leveraging his/her engineering skills to acquire, manipulate, orchestrate and monitor data.

Data is at our core and its reliability and effectiveness have direct impact in producing actionable insights and improving business performance

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with both data and non-data colleagues to understand data needs.
  • Design, build and deploy extremely efficient and reliable data pipelines 
  • Educate your partners: use your data and analytics experience to ‘see what’s missing’, identifying and addressing gaps in their existing understanding and processes.
  • Leverage data and business principles to solve large scale web, mobile and data infrastructure problems.
  • Build data expertise and own data quality for your areas

 

Qualifications

Essential

  • 3-5 years of experience in similar role in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor or master degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics or similar fields
  • SQL language knowledge (e.g. MySQL and Vertica HP) and programming languages (e.g. Python, JavaScript or R Studio)
  • Experience in Data Modelling and ETL design 
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken

Desirable

  • Basic knowledge of economics data and management accounting processes
  • Experience with anomaly/outlier detection
  • Familiarity with workflow management engines (e.g. Airflow, Google Cloud Composer, Talend)
  • Familiarity with Big Data (e.g. JSON)
  • Experience working with Google Suite or Office Suite (Excel)
  • Familiarity with digital and ecommerce business

Additional Information

Abilities/qualities 

  • Problem solving, analythical and innovative thinking and decision making skills 
  • Ambitious and motivated  with a can-do attitude
  • High attention to detail and ability to effectively manage multiple projects at a time, successfully able to meet deadlines
  • Proactivity and strategic approach 
  • Strong team player with willingness to challenge existing processes and applications

What we offer

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Receive a bonus after 5 and one after 10 years in the company
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave