Lead Data Engineering

  • radicant
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 24/11/2022
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering DevOps

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Your opportunity with a higher purpose

Become part of a team to build the next generation digital universal bank, focusing on sustainability, from scratch. radicant is a dynamic start-up aiming to democratise access to personalised and sustainable financial services. Using technology and with the collaboration amongst our community, we help our customers to achieve their individual financial objectives over the course of their lifetime - 24/7, whilst giving their money a higher purpose.
Are you a digitally affine and a purpose-driven individual with a start-up mindset seeking to join a passionate team to create long-lasting value for people and the planet?
We are looking for a Senior Data Architect to build, optimize and maintain conceptual and logical data models. For this role, you should know how to analyze system requirements and implement large-scale data platforms. Hands-on experience writing performant SQL queries and implementation of solutions with cloud infrastructure tools is desired. Ultimately, you will design and lead the development of data solutions. The Senior Data Architect is working very closely with the cloud and devops engineers and drives forward a seamless software development cycle and delegate some work to fellow team members and oversees the execution.

What you can achieve with us:

  • Work in an agile environment, effectively and individually with Technical and Non-Technical team members and product development
  • Focus and work on projects towards customer satisfaction and success
  • Oversee, and take over accountability for the successful completion of all aspects of assigned project work
  • Provide independent judgement, and take the lead role on projects with minimal direction from an engagement manager
  • Effectively facilitate meetings, demonstrate brainstorming / consensus building skills, and interact with executive level project sponsors
  • Build and integrate information systems to meet the company’s needs
  • Resolve technical problems as they arise
  • Provide supervision and guidance to development teams
  • Continually research current and emerging technologies and propose changes where needed
  • Inform various stakeholders about any problems with the current technical solutions being implemented
  • Assess the business impact that certain technical choices have

What you bring to the table:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in information technology, software engineering, or computer science
  • Minimum 8 years proven experience in engineering and software architecture design
  • Deep knowledge of cloud infrastructure
  • In-depth understanding of coding languages (Java, JavaScript, Python)
  • Sound knowledge of various operating systems, databases and modern data warehouses (BigQuery, Redshift, Snowflake)
  • Efficient communication skills, business fluency in English, German is an advantage
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

What we offer:

  • A unique opportunity to build a tech company from greenfield to market leader
  • A fast-growing and international team of highly qualified people
  • Possibility and tools to work remotely
  • Office located in the heart of Zurich
  • 25 days of paid leave, sustainable pension fund, private accident insurance fully covered by us
  • Phantom Stock Program
  • Most importantly: We move fast and have fun while doing it
We are looking for passionate people who believe in our mission and feel inspired to grow with us, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested.