Project Agora - Data Engineer

Engineering · Remote or Athens or Patras, -
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Project Agora, a TDG (ThinkDigital Group) company, is a Media Technology SaaS on a mission to keep the Open Web Open. In our day-to-day, we work with over 2000 top digital Publishers and E-tailers in EMEA and LATAM, supporting them to maximize the value of each visitor, managing 11.5 billion impressions per month.

Project Agora has enjoyed a steady growth of more than 50% a year since its founding in 2014. Our teams are an extraordinary group of talented, active, and innovative people who care about more than just building cutting edge technologies. We challenge ourselves to work with the best. We are Fat Cow Killers improving process efficiency, Rainmakers bringing stunning results, I+Valuers supporting colleagues, customers and partners, always Curious exploring ways to innovate and we have Positive Bigfoots carrying self-sustainable digital minded happiness to other people.

Your Impact

To deliver on our noble mission, we are looking for a talented Data Engineer. You will join an established and fast-paced environment by participating in all stages of the software development life cycle: from design and development to continuous integration, deployment, and maintenance. Within our growing organization, you will have the opportunity to work together with 80+ engineers and become part of one of the leading Ad-Tech companies in EMEA. As Data Engineer, you will grow and maintain team’s technical excellence by harnessing practices that drive high-performance standards.

Being part of a fast-growing scale-up organization, the role requires a methodical, results-oriented, agile and passionate Engineer professional to contribute to the technical culture of the company.

The successful candidate has the flexibility to be based in Athens or at the TDG’s Tech Hub in Patras or to work remotely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with business and product development teams to deliver specifications, requirements, and documentation. 
  • Produce well-designed, testable code and execute full software development life cycle. 
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing data pipelines. 
  • Research, design, and develop appropriate algorithms for Big Data collection, processing, and analysis. 
  • Define new and evolve existing data retention and lifecycle policies. 
  • Monitoring performance and advising any necessary infrastructure changes. 
  • Actively participate and contribute throughout the entire R&D process. Outside the box thinking is required to bring cutting edge technology in-house. 
  • Research and integrate any Big Data tools and frameworks required to enable new and existing product capabilities.

We’re looking for someone who

  • Holds Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field. 
  • Has 3+ years of proven experience in the field of Data and Software engineering, developments, and deployment of high-volume applications. 
  • Knows software engineering best practices such as software development life cycles, coding standards, code reviews, distributed revision control systems, continuous test/build/deploy, and production support. 
  • Has familiarity with Functional Programming and Python language. 
  • Understands the software quality assurance principles. 
  • Is experienced with data modelling and database design. 
  • Is experienced with integrating data from multiple heterogeneous sources and various formats (HTTP APIs, Pub/Sub, Cloud Storage, GRPC, JSON, Parquet, CSV). 
  • Has a good understanding of agile software development principles and processes. 
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Greek.

Nice to Have

  • Experience in Cloud Environments like GCP (Google Cloud Platform) and understanding of distributed systems. 
  • Experience with designing, implementing, and deploying serverless, scalable data pipelines for stream and batch data processing using Cloud Serverless Solutions e.g., Google Cloud Functions, Google Dataflow.

Benefits and Perks

Project Agora company is part of TDG, recognized as a Great Place to Work® for 2021. We are on a mission to boldly lead our people to where no one has gone before. Our people enjoy benefits that make them able to develop their careers and professional skills. We challenge ourselves to work with the best and most talented professionals and we want to offer a great place to work and thrive. We are offering:

  • A competitive salary based on experience and skills.      
  • A budgeted training and professional development plan.      
  • A modern workplace environment, and the excitement of working closely with a successful, highly motivated, dynamic, and talented team.      
  • Heart Long Weekends! A paid-time-off throughout the year to enjoy life outside of work.      
  • Health insurance scheme.      
  • Access to TDG’s Library for professional development.      
  • Fresh fruits and the best selection of tea every day.

Additional Information

  • Τype: Full-time
  • Reports to: Data Team Manager, Project Agora
  • Location: Patras, Athens, Remote

Project Agora offers a hybrid working model. Team members all over the EMEA region can meet in person twice per week until the end of 2021. Project Agora continues to grow our team by conducting a remote-first onboarding process.

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