Data Engineer

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Your Team

Our Data Science team is responsible for turning data into services and products for XING. Around 20 Data scientists, architects and engineers work together to create highly scalable solutions that serve more than 15 million users. We work with the latest technologies in a highly international environment and bring state-of- the-art research into production (see e.g. RecSys challenge).

If you want to get things done rather than sit in meetings, like helping others and learning from them, you will have fun in our team!

Your task

As a Data Engineer you will solve challenging problems related to recommender systems, distributed systems, real time processing and machine learning. You will perform analyses on massive amounts of data (BEISPIEL) and help designing new data-driven services and products. At XING you have the opportunity to work with state of the art technologies such as Scala, Elasticsearch, Spark, Akka and Hadoop (e.g. Hive, MapReduce).

Main requirements

  • hands-on experience in exploring large datasets (e.g. with SQL, Hive, etc.)
  • solid programming skills in Scala / Java
  • some years of experience as a software engineer
  • degree in computer science, math or a similar discipline
  • fluent English

Nice to have

  • some theoretical and practical knowledge about information retrieval or machine learning


  • possibility to attend conferences and organize meet-ups
  • internal Hackweeks three to four times a year
  • wide variety of personal training courses, language classes
  • flexible working hours
  • subsidized public transport tickets
  • restaurant vouchers
  • travel insurance
  • private pension plan
  • free drinks and fruit
  • sport and gym deals
  • smartphone or iPad that can be used privately
  • high end Macbook Pro

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