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Cloud Engineers to build modern data platforms

Would you like to build modern data platforms in cloud for fast, impactful results? How about learning and developing your skills with the best data, design and tech talent community in Europe?

We are looking for new cloud, data and integration professionals with versatile backgrounds to join our growing team. Together we build a better tomorrow together with the best talent in data, design and software development that Europe has to offer. You will work at our Leuven office (or remotely until Covid situation gets better) in Belgium.

We build data and integration solutions for our customers using whichever modern technology best suits their needs. Our customers, usually large international corporations, come from various industries (telecom, retail, logistics, banking etc.) and they are not afraid of trying new things with modern, cloud-native technologies.

In this role, you will be among the first to see the impact of what a modern data platform in the cloud can bring. Together we can create impact that lasts.

EXAMPLES OF OUR DATA AND INTEGRATION PROJECTS

At Nike, we are helping them to expand and optimally utilize their large and innovative data landscape. The variety of tools and scale of the company makes our wide knowledge of data a true asset. Accompanied by our strong data engineering knowledge, and analysis competencies, we present a complete service.

For DNA, we build a comprehensive data platform to enhance work for a thousand of people. The data management solution created with Solita has made DNA a true pioneer in the use of data. The cloud-based Einstein platform has reduced the turnaround time of development cycles, cutting it at best from a week to mere hours. The speed boost benefits all users.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

  • You will be helping our clients design and implement data pipelines and data warehousing solutions leveraging cloud-native technologies.
  • Typical assignment will consist of reviewing existing solutions, implementing new pipelines or shifting existing solutions into the cloud.

In our projects, you find the right cloud solutions for our customers. You can also influence our ways of working with the cloud towards our customers. We give you both the freedom to shape the role, and also the tools you may need along the way.

You will work closely with our existing cross-border data, cloud and integration competence teams of over 600 data engineers, data scientists, integration and cloud consultants throughout our organization in both Central Europe and the Nordics.

We are also looking for new Data Engineers and Integration Specialists to join our team. If you wish to apply for these, please mention the roles in your application. Only one application is needed.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Experience in building Cloud Data warehouses preferably with Snowflake or AWS Redshift
  • You have solid knowledge in at least one of the following programming languages: Scala, Python, Go, Java, Shell scripting
  • Database skills SQL/NoSQL
  • Experience working with any AWS tools (e.g. some of S3, RDS, Redshift, Athena, EMR, Data Pipeline)
  • Experience building data pipelines using ETL or metadata driven frameworks
  • Analytical mindset with excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in English and in one of the native languages: Dutch or French.

You have the technical expertise to personally execute the solutions you design. Here at Solita, our Cloud Engineers are working mostly in hands-on projects.

You will make us very happy if you also have a grasp of some of the following technologies and tools: Apache Hadoop & ecosystem, Data visualisation/dashboarding (Tableau), NoSQL, Apache Hive, Apache Airflow, Apache Spark, API’s, Data Pipelines, Data modelling, Data analysis, Predictive modeling or DevOps.

PERKS AT WORK

  • Nordic work culture of trust, responsibility, and maximum freedom
  • Individual benefit packages that suit your personal needs
  • An expert community of 1.000 colleagues across Europe that you can connect with
  • Learning and career growth opportunities through conferences and training

We believe the diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person’s qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.

Read more about your future colleagues in Leuven: Integration Consultant Simon Alen, Cloud & Integration Specialist Thomas Marcelis, Data Engineer & Team Lead Zoë Ehuhu, Integration Specialist Jeroen Wanten and Senior Data Architect Anaïs Renson.

ABOUT SOLITA

Solita is a workplace, where you will always find a more knowledgeable multi-disciplinary peer to spar with. People join us to become a part of a diverse community of experienced professionals and continuous learners. And people stay for the same reason.

At Solita, everybody can feel comfortable to be themselves with all their perfections. We focus on changing the world, not people. Diversity in all forms is a strength, which we value highly. You will find an easy-going work culture, where you can be yourself.

All we have is in our people. We offer support for our people both at work and also when life happens. We care.

HOW TO APPLY

Tell us about yourself and your background in your own words. We want to hear from you and figure out together what works best for us both. Send your application to careers@solita.fi on Sunday 13th December at the latest.

There will be two rounds of interviews where you can meet your potential new team members. You will also be given the opportunity to prove your skills with a short assessment, and we will provide constructive feedback on the results.

If you would like to hear more about the position, please contact our local Cloud specialist Kobe Peeters (kobe.peeters@solita.be).

Advice for headhunters and agencies; We are not actively looking for new partners. Should you have any questions, please contact directly our Recruitment Director Kati kati.kitti@solita.fi.

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Autonomy & Professionalism

We combine a high-level of autonomy with a culture of caring. We believe that low hierarchies give room for everyone to own their expertise.

Our collective professionalism is built upon co-designed ways of working and leadership principles.

Autonomy 8.9
(Benchmark 8.2)

Autonomy, remote work 9.0
(7.9 Benchmark)

Caring 8.4
(No industry benchmark)

Management support 8.6
(Benchmark 8.1)

We speak up

Our customers appreciate us for speaking up and challenging them to ensure the quality of the end-result.

We exercise internal and external transparency through open dialogue and encourage everyone to do so.

Courage 8.1
(No industry benchmark)

Freedom of opinions 8.5
(7.9 Benchmark)

Passion 8.0
(No industry benchmark)

Experiment, fail & try again

Failure is an option – and a valuable teacher. With a growth mindset and design thinking, we learn, grow and succeed by doing instead of talking.

People join us to be a part of a diverse community of experienced professionals whom they can learn with.

Learning 8.2
(7.5 Benchmark)

Mentoring 8.3
(7.4 Benchmark)

Life and people first

For us, flexibility and freedom mean well-being and productivity.

We’re lucky to choose from ample options: freedom to choose when and where, flexible office space, remote work, family leave mentoring, professional or personal coaching etc.

Flexibility 9.3
(8.1 Benchmark)

Workload 8.5
(7.3 Benchmark)

We are humans, not machines

Some call it hygge, we call it an essential part of Nordic living.

The “big” little moments that matter: relaxed breaks with colleagues or customers, feeling at home and wearing woolly socks, playing a quick game to recharge etc.

Work environment 8.2
(7.2 Benchmark)

Atmosphere in our customer project 8.6
(No industry benchmark)

Easy-going 8.5
(No industry benchmark)