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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    IT
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  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Rotterdam
    • Date Posted
      January 05,2021
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    Data Engineer Lead

    Our Vision

    To help people with housing, anywhere.

    Our Mission

    Building a safe, efficient and global rental marketplace for anyone looking for or renting out a place.

    Our Core Values

    We Care. We Perform. We Evolve.

    Your Impact

    As a Lead for the Data Engineering and Data Science team, you will be at the center of the action. The team has been designed to facilitate the collection, transformation, and exploration of all of HousingAnywhere's data in a way that we can improve our product, make better decisions, and accelerate our growth. While working in close collaboration with engineering, the team sits outside of the regular product development to allow for more flexibility and independence in shaping the company's vision around data.

    The Team Lead will be given the opportunity to build upon the foundations built so far and take leadership in developing it further, both technically as well as in terms of internal dynamics and strategic goals. The ideal candidate shall be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial, hands-on approach to work and deliverables.

    Our Stack

    At HousingAnywhere, our data warehouse is powered by Snowflake. Our ETL pipelines are built using Stitch, dbt and Airflow. We are using Google Cloud Platform where we have deployed several Machine Learning models in production via Docker containers running on a Kubernetes cluster which are fully integrated with HousingAnywhere's marketplace. Our models are built using a variety of libraries such as Tensorflow, scikit-learn, XGBoost and LightGBM.

    Requirements

    Who you are

    • An entrepreneurial person: you can execute in the scope of a bigger picture while being able to zoom in on operational challenges.
    • You are looking to advance your career toward leadership roles but remain passionate about coding yourself
    • A problem-solver who is able to assess short-term and long-term objectives
    • You enjoy working in a team of talented, highly-driven colleagues who push each other to give their best

    What you bring to the table ️

    • 3+ years of experience in a data role within a Data Science team with strong focus on development
    • You're an expert in Python with a strong passion for writing maintainable codes and implementing best practices within the team
    • Work experiences in startups and/or scaleups
    • You have extensive experience working with relational databases (PostgreSQL), data modeling and Data Warehouse management
    • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
    • Experience and knowledge of machine learning algorithms (sci-kit-learn, Tensorflow, XGBoost) is a plus
    • You have experience in maintaining ETL pipelines. Experience in designing, creating and scaling them is a plus
    • You have experience with GCP or other cloud technologies
    • Experience as a team lead is a plus

    What about working at HousingAnywhere?

    Glad you asked! Our team of colleagues exists out of many races, religions, countries of origin, sexual orientations, genders and abilities. We welcome everyone.

    Over the past couple of months the majority of our staff has worked from home, wherever that is, and we continue to do so over the next months. When the dust settles we hope to welcome you at our office in the heart of Rotterdam, the most beautiful city of the Netherlands.

    The team culture is very open and we're all motivated by our vision to help people with housing, anywhere. This is what drives us every day and we invite you to do the same.

    About HousingAnywhere

    HousingAnywhere is the biggest global booking platform for mid-term rental accommodation in the world. Being a peer-to-peer marketplace, we create an experience that serves both sides of the rental accommodation market and creates a direct connection between tenants and landlords. HousingAnywhere is active in 50+ countries and 400+ cities. We are partners with 160+ universities worldwide and currently target the international students and young professionals market. We are expanding to other audiences as well.

    In 2017, we were awarded 4th most innovative company in the Netherlands and the 1st most innovative company in Rotterdam by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.

    In 2018, we have been honoured by being the fastest growing prop-tech company in the Netherlands as part of the Technology Fast 50 ranking of Deloitte.

    What we offer:

    Get ready to make a real impact and hit the ground running with early responsibilities. You have the opportunity to take full ownership of your work and dare to do things differently. Here, all ideas matter.

    Work with a crazy unconventional team! Think 110+ people from 30+ different nationalities. It's like being on a round-the-world trip while you're in the office.

    Budget for Dutch or English classes to help you kick off your stay in the Netherlands, and help you immerse into the Dutch culture.

    Work in the heart of Rotterdam in a spacious, modern office! If you're looking for a city that is always packed with new things to discover, amazing architecture, a strong international community, this is the perfect place for you!

    We don't care about what you wear. You're welcome to wear a 3-piece tuxedo or even a dragon onesie, we won't judge you. Maybe a little.

    Beers & Cheers! Get to know your colleagues over drinks while we celebrate our achievements every Friday.

    ️ Are you coming from abroad? No worries, we've got you covered!

    Practicalities

    • Full-time position (40 hours a week) w/ schedule flexibility
    • You will work from our HQ in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
    • Starting: ASAP
    • Relocation/work permit support provided

    Got Questions?

    Email Dasha at d.burtseva@housinganywhere.com ‍️

     
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