Data Engineer

Essent is the no. 1 retailer in the Netherlands and IT has a crucial role in the innovation and development of our services. For example to provide insight in energy data through apps.

Essent IT is working agile for a long time, at this moment we are shaping our organization towards DevOps to shorten our development cycle, innovate faster and become even more agile. For this transition we are looking for a DevOps Engineer Data in Den Bosch.

Developments in the energy market are moving rapidly. As Essent IT, we want to be able to respond quickly to the changing market, be sure that our IT services are always available and our customer data is safe.

Energy moves you

As a DevOps Engineer Data you will:

  • Work on building robust and scalable data processing pipelines using Python, PySpark in combination with services like Glue, Lambda, Kinesis on AWS.
  • Take ownership to further develop the data platform and help innovate new capabilities on our roadmap such as personalization.
  • Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines in Git
  • Collaborate with Data Scientists to implement data science models
  • Keep the Data platform stable and continuously improve the system.
  • Design, develop, and implement reusable components.
  • Work closely together with your Agile DevOps team and take part in the rituals of our SAFe way of working.
  • Work closely with our business stakeholders and system engineer.

You embrace the DevOps mentality by giving and taking ownership, and the will to constantly improve. You are always looking for ways to make development life cycles better, simpler and more reliable.
You have a “you-built-it-you-own-it” mind set. You revel in continues improvement and are eager to develop your skills.
You adjust to constant business change; common types of changes include new requirements, evolving goals and strategies, and emerging technologies.

You are Essent

At Essent IT you work agile within a scrum team to the next sprint. We believe that quality and craftsmanship go hand in hand. As an engineer, you decide how much you invest in your own craftsmanship. Everything can always be better. If you also have that drive, then you might just be a good fit for us if you also:

  • Have experience with design, configuration and set up of a cloud data warehouse in Snowflake.
  • Have proficiency in data modelling and very good understanding of data management concepts and their applications.
  • Have solid understanding and experience with SQL and relational databases as well as data pipeline tools such as DBT
  • Have experience in implementing CI/CD pipelines and automated testing,
  • Are experienced with Infrastructure as Code frameworks such as Terraform, Cloud formation
  • Have experience with Airflow, PySpark and Python
  • Knowledge of and experience in AWS, Azure or Hadoop Eco Systems
  • Fortunately, working in an Agile team with DevOps becomes responsibility.
  • You are customer-oriented: internal or external customer, your solution fits – or even transcends! – the wishes, needs and expectations of our customers.
  • Is open to non-traditional IT solutions and also proposes them
  • Ownership takes hold in your field and actively shares this within your own team and network
  • Focus on continuous improvement: good is not good enough
We offer you

You’ll be joining an organization that affords you freedom to experiment and in which taking risks is rewarded. In terms of salary, opportunities and personal growth. What can you expect from us?

  • A job in a successful and leading European energy company that’s always on the move.
  • A salary matching your level of education and work experience, between € 5.510 en € 7.873 gross per month based on 40 hours per week, excluding holiday allowance.
  • Additional 10% performance bonus.
  • 30 holiday days and plus an attractive bonus.
  • An inspiring office environment and top-notch location in Den Bosch! And as our office is a mere 850 meters from Den Bosch central station, travelling by public transport is a great option. Particularly when travelling with the NS Business Card which we will issue you. Prefer your own car? In that case you will of course receive a kilometer allowance.
  • A wide range of development and career growth opportunities.

Interested? Please apply with short motivational letter and resume. 

About the organization

We’re the market leader in the supply of energy and gas in the Netherlands. A position we’re proud of. Every day, we find newer and smarter ways of being the best together, as one team. We have focus, ownership and discipline. Our straightforward mentality helps us retain the loyalty of millions of consumers and businesses. Not just in energy and gas, but also in energy-related products and services that help the Netherlands become more sustainable. And we don’t wait until tomorrow. As part of E.ON, and with our brands Essent, energiedirect.nl, Powerhouse and Vandebron, we create impact for our customers. Together, we bring affordable energy solutions within reach for everyone.

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Apply Process

  • Step 1 Resume and motivational letter review
    Within 2 weeks we will send you a response.
  • Step 2 Telephone intake
    The Recruitment Business Partner mentioned in the vacancy will contact you and will verify a some details.
  • Step 3 First interview
    First interview online or at our office.
  • Step 4 Second interview
    Second interview online or at our office.
  • Step 5 Job offer
    You will receive an offer from us, and we will discuss this over the phone. Once you accept the offer, you will receive the final contract. Congratulations on your new job at Essent!
The Essential Match (online assessment) may be part of the selection process. Your competencies are objectively compared to the competencies that are important for this specific position.

Questions about this vacancy?

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