Data Engineer

  • Axpo
  • Baden, AG, Switzerland
  • 15/02/2020
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Big Data Statistics

Job Description


  • Closely cooperate in a team with data scientists and traders to develop and operationalize use cases
  • Apply best-practice data engineering to implement big data and advanced analytics usecases in close cooperation with the respective stakeholders across our business lines
  • Responsible for defining the suitable approach for the different use cases and ensure that the use case set-up is scalable to all our business lines
  • Bridge between our trading IT, the data science team and business stakeholders and help that insights translate into business impact that scales
  • Shape, migrate and monitor ETL pipelines in a cloud environment
  • Ensure state-of-the-art implementation and delivery
  • Develop dashboards that enable our traders to efficiently operate and parametrize use cases in their daily job
  • Quality check implementations and deliveries
  • Pro-actively consult on enhancing existing routines and establish a knowledge sharing mindset
  • Support local teams in implementing use-cases
  • Shape the future role of advanced analytics and big data within our company


  • Master's degree in data science, computer science, or similar
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in setting up data pipelines for operational advanced analytics use cases
  • Proven ability to synthesize complex data and to cooperate closely with data scientists and IT; deep understanding of state-of-the-art data engineering approaches
  • Real-world implementation experience of machine learning applications
  • Strong programming skills in Python and experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages
  • Experience with relational SQL, possibly NoSQL databases
  • Experienced with cloud services, ideally with MS Azure, DevOps and Kubernetes
  • Experience in energy/commodity trading is an advantage
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Highly collaborative, capable of listening to and learning from colleagues, challenging thoughtfully and prioritizing impact
  • Fluent in English
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (30%)

This is a great opportunity to become part of Axpo's Advanced Analytics team, a recently founded team that will develop, scale and operationalize use cases across the different business lines. As a company active in trading for many years, we have databases full of data ready to be used for Advanced Analytics cases. Our data scientists can't wait to work with you to make even more out of that data. If you are passionate about having real impact by making data science models work in daily operation, we look forward to receiving your application!


ContactMoritz Nauer
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