LanguageWire Spain Full-time 2024-06-26

Do you just love tweaking that one annoying query to perform just a little bit better?

Are you the go-to guy to know how to find or use data in a complex distributed ecosystem including plenty of services and databases?

Are you interested in pushing organizations to use their data more effectively and become more data-driven?

Yes? You should definitely read on!

The role you’ll play

As LanguageWire accelerates our AI developments, we are in the process of re-architecting our data infrastructure by revising our existing pipelines and data warehouse and moving towards a data lake architecture.

As Data Architect, you will be responsible of LanguageWire’s efficient management and use of data.

As a technical leader you will define LanguageWire’s data vision and strategy including aspects like architecture, governance, compliance, etc.

Supported by our Senior Director of Technology, you will collaborate closely with our engineering teams to make this vision a reality by driving the data-related aspects of our roadmap, planning and delivering trainings to our engineering teams and supporting them in all their needs.

In parallel to that, you will need to support engineers in their data to day work. Technology selection, data modelling, query optimization, monitoring & troubleshooting issues, etc. are continuous needs that you will help teams with.

This means that you will need to balance your focus between long-term strategic initiatives, evangelization of our engineering teams and more tactical day-to-day support.

The team you’ll be a part of

We have 8 software teams working across 5 countries and taking care of the continuous development of our platform. We strongly believe in building our own tech so we can deliver the best solutions for our customers. Our teams cover the full technical scope needed to create advanced language solutions with AI, complex web-based tools, workflow engines, large scale data stores and much more. Our technology and linguistic data assets set us apart from the competition and we’re proud of that.

You will report directly to our Senior Director of Technology and work as part of our Technical Enablement team which is a cross-functional team of specialists working closely with all our other engineering teams in core technical aspects (architecture, data engineering, QA automation, performance, cybersecurity, etc.). Our Technical Enablement team es key to ensure that LanguageWire platform is built, run, and maintained in a scalable, reliable, performant and secure manner.

If you want to make a difference, make it with us by…

  • Defining LanguageWire’s data architecture framework, standards, and principles, including modeling, metadata, security, reference data, and master data.
  • Driving the strategy execution across the entire tech organization by closely collaborating with other teams.
  • Ensuring the optimal operations of our products and services by being the hands-on expert that support our teams on with their databases and data needs.

In one year, you’ll know you were successful if…

  • All of LanguageWire’s data is well modelled and documented.
  • LanguageWire has a powerful core data engine that allows our ML/AI teams to effectively leverage all of our data.
  • You are regarded as the go-to person for all database and data needs.


Desired experience and competencies

What does it take to work for LanguageWire?

What you’ll need to bring

You are a hands-on technical expert

  • Expert knowledge of SQL (SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of cloud services (Azure & GCP) and DevOps engineering
  • Solid data modelling skills, including conceptual, logical and physical models.
  • Experience with Data Warehousing (BigQuery, SnowFlake, Databricks, …)
  • Experience with Orchestration technology (Apache Airflow, Azure Data Factory, …)
  • Experience with Data Lakes and Data Warehouses

You are a technical leader

  • You stand out as a trusted leader and respected mentor in your team.
  • Excellent communicator able to create engagement and commitment from teams around you

You are a team player 

  • You love solving complex puzzles with engineers from different areas and different backgrounds 
  • You’re eager to understand how the different areas of the ecosystem connect to create the complete value chain

Fluent English (reading, writing, speaking) 

This will make you stand out

  • Technical Leadership experience (influencing without authority)
  • Experience working within a microservice-based architecture

Your colleagues say you

  • Are approachable and helpful when needed
  • know all the latest trends in the industry
  • never settle for second best

Our perks

  • Enjoy flat hierarchies, responsibility and freedom, direct feedback, and room to stand up for your own ideas
  • Internal development opportunities, ongoing support from your People Partner, and an inclusive and fun company culture
  • International company with over 400 employees. Offices in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Stockholm, Varberg, London, Leuven, Lille, Paris, Munich, Hamburg, Zurich, Kiev, Gdansk, Atlanta, Finland and Valencia
  • We offer flexible work options tailored to how you work best. Depending on your team, you may have the option to work full-time from the office as an “Office Bee,” part-time from the office as a “Nomad,” or full-time from home as a “Homey.”
  • We take care of our people and initiate many social get-togethers from Friday Bars a to Summer or Christmas parties. We have fun!
  • 200 great colleagues in the Valencia office belonging to different business departments
  • Excellent location in cool and modern offices in the city center, with a great rooftop terrace and a view over the Town Hall Square
  • Working in an international environment—more than 20 different nationalities
  • A private health insurance
  • A dog friendly atmosphere
  • Big kitchen with access to organic fruits, nuts and biscuits and coffee.
  • Social area and game room (foosball table, darts, and board games)
  • Bike and car parking


About LanguageWire

At LanguageWire, we want to wire the world together with language. Why? Because we want to help people & businesses simplify communication. We are fueled by the most advanced technology (AI) and our goal is to make customer’s lives easier by simplifying their communication with any audience across the globe.


Our values drive our behavior

We are curious. We are trustworthy. We are caring. We are ambitious.

At LanguageWire, we are curious and intrigued by what we don’t understand. We believe relationships are based on honesty and responsibility, and being trustworthy reinforces an open, humble, and honest way of communicating. We are caring and respect each other personally and professionally. We encourage authentic collaboration, invite feedback and a positive social environment. Our desire to learn, build, and share knowledge is a natural part of our corporate culture.


Working at LanguageWire — why we like it: 

“We believe that we can wire the world together with language. It drives us to think big, follow ambitious goals, and get better every day. By embracing and solving the most exciting and impactful challenges, we help people to understand each other better and to bring the world closer together.”

(Waldemar, Senior Director of Product Management, Munich)

Yes, to diversity, equity & inclusion

In LanguageWire, we believe diversity in gender, age, background, and culture is essential for our growth. Therefore, we are committed to creating a culture that incorporates diverse perspectives and expertise in our everyday work.

LanguageWire’s recruitment process is designed to be transparent and fair for all candidates. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply, and we ensure that candidates are provided with an equal opportunity to demonstrate their competencies and skills.

Want to know more?

We can’t wait to meet you! So, why wait ’til tomorrow? Apply today!

If you want to know more about LanguageWire, we encourage you to visit our website!