bloomreach Remote CEE, Czechia, Slovakia Full-time 2024-03-14

Bloomreach is the world’s #1 Commerce Experience Cloud, empowering brands to deliver customer journeys so personalized, they feel like magic. It offers a suite of products that drive true personalization and digital commerce growth, including:

  • Discovery, offering AI-driven search and merchandising
  • Content, offering a headless CMS
  • Engagement, offering a leading CDP and marketing automation solutions

Together, these solutions combine the power of unified customer and product data with the speed and scale of AI optimization, enabling revenue-driving digital commerce experiences that convert on any channel and every journey. Bloomreach serves over 850 global brands including Albertsons, Bosch, Puma, FC Bayern München, and Marks & Spencer. Bloomreach recently raised $175 million in a Series F funding round, bringing its total valuation to $2.2 billion. The investment was led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management with participation from Bain Capital Ventures and Sixth Street Growth. For more information, visit Bloomreach.com.

 

We want you to join us as a full-time Senior Data Engineer into our Data Pipeline team. We work remotely first, but we are more than happy to meet you in our nice office in Bratislava or Brno. And if you are interested in who will be your engineering manager, check out Vaclav's Linkedin.

Intrigued? Read on 🙂…

Your responsibilities

  • You will develop and maintain Data LakeHouse on top of GCP platform using Apache IceBerg, BigQuery, BigLake tables, DataPlex and DataProc in the form of Apache Spark/Flink with open file formats like AVRO and Parquet
  • You will help to maintain a streaming mechanism on how data from Apache Kafka gets into the Data LakeHouse
  • You will optimise the Data LakeHouse for near-real-time and non-real-time analytical use-cases primarily for customer activation and scenarios/campaign evaluation 
  • You should help with areas like data discovery and managed access to data through the data governance layer and data catalog using DataPlex so our engineering teams can leverage from this unified Data LakeHouse
  • You feel responsible for DataModeling and schema evolution
  • You should help us with adopting the concepts from Data Fabrics and Data Mesh to run data as a product to unlock the potential the data can unleash for our clients
  • You should bring expertise into the team from similar previous projects to influence how we adopt and evolve the concepts mentioned above and as an addition to that to topics like Zero-copy or reverse ETL to increase the ease of integration with client’s platforms
  • You will also help to maintain the existing data exports to Google’s BigQuery using google’s DataFlows and Apache Beam 
  • You will help us run and support our services in production handling high-volume traffic using Google Cloud Platform and Kubernetes.
  • You will review the code of your peers and they'll review yours. We have high code quality standards and the four-eyes principle is a must!

Your qualifications

  • You have production experience with building and operating a DataLake, Data Warehouse or Data LakeHouses
  • You have a taste for big data streaming, storage and processing using open source technologies
  • You can demonstrate your understanding of what it means to treat data as a product
  • You know what are Data Mashes and Data Fabrics and what is critical to make sure for them to bring value
  • You are able to learn and adapt. It'll be handy while exploring new tech, navigating our not-so-small code base, or when iterating on our team processes.
  • You know data structures, you know Python and (optionaly) Go.

Our tech stack

  • Google Cloud Platform, DataFlow, Apache Beam, BigQuery, BigLake Table
  • Open formats IceBerg, Avro, Parquet
  • DataProc, Spark, Flink, Presto
  • Python, GO
  • Apache Kafka, Kubernetes, GitLab
  • BigTable, Mongo, Redis
  • … and much more 🙂

Compensations

  • Salary range starting from 3500 EUR gross per month, going up depending on your experience and skills
  • There's a bonus based on company performance and your salary.
  • You will be entitled to restricted stock options 📈that will truly make you a part of Bloomreach.
  • You can spend 1500 USD per year on the education of your choice (books, conferences, courses, …).
  • You can count on free access to Udemy courses.
  • We have 4 company-wide disconnect days throughout the year during which you will be encouraged not to work and spend a day with your friends and family “disconnected”.
  • You will have extra 5 days of paid vacation 🏖. Extra days off for extra work-life balance 🙂.
  • Food allowance!
  • Sweet referral bonus up to 3000 USD based on the position.

Your success story.

  • During the first 30 days, you will get to know the team, the company, and the most important processes. You’ll work on your first tasks. We will help you to get familiar with our codebase and our product.
  • During the first 90 days, you will participate in your first, more complex projects. You will help the team to find solutions to various problems, break the solution down into smaller tasks and participate in implementation. You will learn how we identify problems, how we prioritize our efforts, and how we deliver value to our customers.
  • During the first 180 days, you’ll become an integral part of the team. You will achieve the first goals we will set together to help you grow and explore new and interesting things. You will help us to deliver multi-milestone projects bringing great value to our customers. You will help us mitigate your first incidents and eventually even join the on-call rotation. You will get a sense of where the team is heading and you’ll help us to shape our future.
  • Finally, you’ll find out that our values are truly lived by us 💛. We are dreamers and builders. Join us!

 

More things you'll like about Bloomreach:

Culture:

  • A great deal of freedom and trust. At Bloomreach we don’t clock in and out, and we have neither corporate rules nor long approval processes. This freedom goes hand in hand with responsibility. We are interested in results from day one. 

  • We have defined our 5 values and the 10 underlying key behaviors that we strongly believe in. We can only succeed if everyone lives these behaviors day to day. We've embedded them in our processes like recruitment, onboarding, feedback, personal development, performance review and internal communication. 

  • We believe in flexible working hours to accommodate your working style.

  • We work remote-first with several Bloomreach Hubs available across three continents.

  • We organize company events to experience the global spirit of the company and get excited about what's ahead.

  • We encourage and support our employees to engage in volunteering activities – every Bloomreacher can take 5 paid days off to volunteer*.
  • The Bloomreach Glassdoor page elaborates on our stellar 4.6/5 rating. The Bloomreach Comparably page Culture score is even higher at 4.9/5

Personal Development:

  • We have a People Development Program — participating in personal development workshops on various topics run by experts from inside the company. We are continuously developing & updating competency maps for select functions.

  • Our resident communication coach Ivo Večeřa is available to help navigate work-related communications & decision-making challenges.*
  • Our managers are strongly encouraged to participate in the Leader Development Program to develop in the areas we consider essential for any leader. The program includes regular comprehensive feedback, consultations with a coach and follow-up check-ins.

  • Bloomreachers utilize the $1,500 professional education budget on an annual basis to purchase education products (books, courses, certifications, etc.)*

Well-being:

  • The Employee Assistance Program — with counselors — is available for non-work-related challenges.*

  • Subscription to Calm – sleep and meditation app.*

  • We organize ‘DisConnect’ days where Bloomreachers globally enjoy one additional day off each quarter, allowing us to unwind together and focus on activities away from the screen with our loved ones.

  • We facilitate sports, yoga, and meditation opportunities for each other.

  • Extended parental leave up to 26 calendar weeks for Primary Caregivers.*

Compensation:

  • Restricted Stock Units or Stock Options are granted depending on a team member’s role, seniority, and location.*

  • Everyone gets to participate in the company's success through the company performance bonus.*

  • We offer an employee referral bonus of up to $3,000 paid out immediately after the new hire starts.

  • We celebrate work anniversaries — Bloomversaries!*

(*Subject to employment type. Interns are exempt from marked benefits, usually for the first 6 months.)

If this position doesn't suit you, but you know someone who might be a great fit, share it – we will be very grateful!


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