Senior / Lead Data Engineer

Zagreb, Croatia

Senior / Lead Data Engineer

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Life at Q is anything but boring! We’re on a mission to find the A’s to the most challenging Q’s of today. That makes our everyday lives more fun, our team more cohesive and our daily tasks more exciting.

We are looking for a Lead Data Engineer who will work on various projects with clients coming from plethora of different industries and different data related problems to solve. The ideal candidate is adept at using large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization. Strong experience of using a variety of data mining and data analysis methods, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations is your strength and area of aspiration. You will have to drive business results with data-based insights working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. Following new trends and investing in your knowledge is a must.

What is it all about?
  • Communication & coordination with partners and clients
  • Participation in planning and evaluation
  • Participation in the data architecture and design of the application
  • Participation in auditing and analysis of project documentation and specifications
  • Planning and setting the project core from scratch
  • Using strong business context awareness, as well as an ability to communicate complex findings in a simple, actionable way
  • Using your combined knowledge of computer science and applications, modelling, statistics, analytics and maths to solve clients problems and challenges
  • Maintaining ongoing projects
  • Proactively proposing pragmatic and cost effective technical solutions
  • Close collaboration with other team members
  • Driving an agile development process with your project team
  • Delivering solutions in compliance with prevailing data and ethical standards
  • Developing custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
  • Using predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes
What we expect from you
  • More than 8 years of experience in data management field
  • Have advanced SQL skills and have experience with NoSQL databases
  • Coding knowledge of the following languages: R, SAS, Python and/or SQL
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
  • Experience with ETL processes
  • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi or similar
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data in the most effective way possible using: Periscope, Microsoft Power BI,Oracle Business Intelligence, Tableau, Business Objects, D3, ggplot or similar
  • Ability to analyse and solve complex business problems
  • Good work ethics
  • Desire to continuously develop and learn new skills
  • Willingness to exchange knowledge, provide help and collaborate with team members
  • Ability to work independently or within a team
  • Ability to slice, estimate and prioritize assigned work as well as deliver work done respecting given deadlines
  • Advanced English language skills
  • Ability to adapt to different tools and ways of working
  • Ability to laugh at least a little bit at this: a SQL query walks into a bar, walks up to two tables and asks “Can I join you?”

And it would be awesome if you...

  • Have people management experience (mentoring, candidate screening, skills building, team growth, etc.) or possess desire to manage team and develop team management competences
  • Possess experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, Facebook Insights, etc.
  • Possess data warehousing experience (star, snowflake schema, data marts,...)
  • Have excellent communication skills in written and verbal form
What we offer
  • Flexible working hours & remote work
  • Work with new technologies in a high-performance environment
  • Diverse international projects (from 3-week microservice apps to 6+ month enterprise solutions)
  • Educational budget & internal workshops
  • 100% paid sick leave
  • Paid health insurance & annual health check-up
  • Yoga classes & subvention of Multisport card
  • 3rd pillar pension fund
  • Dog-friendly environment
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