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Big Data Engineer

We want to change the way people eat forever!

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At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat. Over the past 5 years we've seen this mission spread beyond our wildest dreams. So, how did we do it? Our weekly recipe boxes full of exciting recipes and lovingly sourced, fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of inspired, energised home cooks that expands across the globe. We’re now active and growing in 9 different countries in 3 continents.

Our story started in Berlin. As Europe’s tech hub, and the home of our global headquarters, it’s a dynamic, progressive environment where innovation is nurtured and promoted. Since we started, we’ve worked exceptionally hard and we’ve received more than US$ 300 million in investment which together have allowed us to create an award winning product and become one of the top 3 largest companies to come out of Europe over the past 4 years.

As a member of HelloTech you’ll be exposed to a modern technology stack and a slick cross functional agile team setup. We have developed a refined product and provide scalability on a global level.

About the job

As a Big Data Engineer at HelloFresh, you will be collaborating to build one of the most advanced big data platforms in Europe. You will develop distributed services that processes data in near-time and real-time, with focus on scalability, data quality and integration of machine learning models.

  • Plan, Implement and maintain distributed, service-oriented and message-oriented data platform components
  • Design, build, and maintain data ingestion, ETLs and infrastructure for batch and near real time processing.
  • Build and maintain Business Intelligence and reporting solutions.

You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out our engineering blog.

Main requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience in Software Engineering
  • Fluency in Python and OOP
  • Experience with Apache Spark, Hive, Impala, and Kafka
  • Experience with Hadoop, plus distributions like Cloudera, MapR or Hortonworks
  • Experience with RDBMS such as PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores such as MongoDB, Redis or Cassandra
  • Agile team-working experience
  • Test-Driven Development

Nice to have

  • Experienced with data modelling, design patterns, building highly scalable and secured solutions
  • Experience with Amazon AWS and DevOps and Automation
  • Familiarity with performance metric tools
  • Knowledge of visualization tools (Tableau, Qlikview)


  • The opportunity to get into one of the most intellectually demanding roles at one of the largest technology companies in Europe
  • Cutting edge technology, allowing you to work with state-of-the-art tools and software solutions
  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth
  • Great international exposure and team atmosphere
  • Work in a modern, spacious office in the heart of Berlin with excellent transport links and employee perks

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