Are you up for a successful “Grown-Up” headquartered in Berlin-Friedrichshain? smava is one of the biggest fintech employers and has received several awards, including the price for Innovator 2019 and the Top Employer 2019. Our company grows by 80 percent each year – become part of the smava story now! And let us grow together. We are, smava – the online credit comparison. We make loans transparent, fair and cheap! Become a part of smava’s Data Infrastructure story now as a:

Senior Data Engineer (m/f)

Our IT-Team focuses on steadily improving our smava ecosystem of personal credit solutions. We continuously develop our online loan comparison platform and implement new product features. The whole application system consists of more than 75 individual services. And now, in the continuous process of achieving strategic goals, we are looking for Senior Data Engineer (m/f) who will redesign our data models to its best potential and will take care of the efficient use of our database.

Tech Stack:

  • Java Spring (Boot)
  • SQL / NoSQL
  • Apache Kafka (stream processing)
  • Apache Spark & Flink (Big data analysis)

Your Task:

  • Redesign and refactor our data models and drive the use of data persistence technologies in a proper way according to Data Engineering trends
  • Develop a real-time data warehouse using state of the art data streaming technologies (Apache Kafka)
  • Make sure that we can successfully run, scale and maintain the real-time machine learning in production
  • Provide efficient use of database and continuous data flow, moving from production data into our data warehouse
  • Implement developed Machine Learning algorithms by Data Science

Your Profile:

  • At least four years of working experience with Java Spring framework
  • AWS Cloud technology knowledge
  • Experience in SQL & NoSQL based data management (PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Redis)
  • Know-how of Big Data analysis
  • Good knowledge of data persistence technologies in Java

Nice to have:

  • Expertise in Spring Cloud Netflix
  • Experience working with ElasticSearch
  • Sound knowledge of Apache Spark, Flink

The mindset we are looking for:

  • Easy-going person
  • Strong ownership
  • Solution-driven and proactive

What we offer:

  • Signing bonus, because every great decision should be rewarded
  • Relocation bonus (in case you are relocating to Berlin)
  • An exciting opportunity in an innovative and fast-growing Fintech company
  • Paid education (e.g. trainings, workshops, conferences) to upskill your Data Engineering skill set
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Onboarding support (e.g. assistance visa application/work permit, German health insurance, accommodation) 
  • Subsidized lunch offer ( and subsidized public transport ticket (VBB Umweltkarte)
  • Discounted fitness offers close to the office
  • Flexible working hours
  • Language courses
  • Brown Bag Lunches, Hackathons, Beer Friday, Cookie Friday, Mystery Lunch and team events
  • Open communication, flat hierarchy and fast execution
  • Smart colleagues from all around the world (35+ nationalities)

Did we get your attention? Then we are looking forward receiving your application for position of Senior Java Data Engineer including:

  • CV, salary expectations and earliest starting date addressed to Michal Szafraniec (030/617480014)
  • In case you are not an EU citizen, we also need a copy of your academic degree & valid passport
  • If you already have a Blue Card, Visa or Work Permit, please let us know

Note that it will be difficult to proceed with your application without the documents mentioned above