Senior Data Engineer

  • Oliver James Associates
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 28/12/2023
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering DevOps

Job Description

One of the top performing and 2024 projected IT companies, based in Zurich, is seeking a Senior Data Engineer to join their widely established IT team to help migrate their data platform to a new cloud system.

If you have a strong Data Engineering background, German language proficiency, and a communicative, collaborative work approach, they are keen to speak with you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architect, develop, and optimize scalable data pipelines and architectures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements and deliver customized solutions.
  • Implement and manage ETL processes for efficient data extraction, transformation, and loading.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity through robust testing and validation practices.
  • Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies to enhance data engineering capabilities.
  • Requirements management with senior stakeholders.


  • Proven experience as a Data Engineer, specializing in large-scale data processing.
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Python, Java, or Scala.
  • Strong expertise in data modeling, database design, and SQL.
  • Experience with big data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark) and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Fluency in German & English.

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Collaborative and dynamic work environment.
  • Convenient location in the heart of Zurich.
  • Very flexible working structure.