(Senior) Data Engineer (all genders)

Universal Music Entertainment GmbH
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Visual Stellenanzeigen - Deutsche Grammophon
Universal Music is the market leader in the music business. The world’s most famous and most successful record labels belong to us. We’ve been writing music history for over 100 years representing legendary musicians across all genres. Our accomplishments are driven by our love for music, extraordinary artists and our ambitious team.
One of our most long-standing labels is the Deutsche Grammophon (DG) which belongs to the most important music companies of the world for over 120 years: we are the market leader for classical music and represent extraordinary artists. We are currently building STAGE+, a worldwide premium multi-platform streaming service for classical (live) video and audio content. This is a unique opportunity to be part of that journey early on. In order to bring the service to rapid market maturity and meet the information requirements of internal and external stakeholders, we are looking for a Senior Data Engineer (all genders) to play a key role in shaping and championing this role.
Here’s your chance to join! We’re looking for a (Senior) Data Engineer (all genders) to become part of our Digital Products & Innovation team at our Headquarters in Berlin. It will be a permanent full-time position.
Your tasks:
  • You will be part of the DG STAGE+ product team, working with them to deliver generated data in the best possible way, as well as integrating required data in the optimal format
  • You coordinate among backend developers and business users, and highlight what can be achieved with the right mindset (and the right data)
  • You are responsible for data workflows and for transforming data according to requirements developed together with your team
  • You are significantly involved in the elaboration and definition of the DataOps strategy
  • You work with the following tech stack: Gitlab, Gitlab CI, Kubernetes, Docker, GCP, Airflow, Prometheus, Grafana
  • You deploy and continuously optimize standards in order to improve the quality of the data mesh
  • You are an active member of the Data Community of Practice practice and maintain a steady exchange with the international IT and Business Analysts
  • You share your know-how, e.g., in the form of trainings, presentations or workshops, which you prepare yourself
Your professional profile:
  • You hold a degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics or a similar field, or were able to acquire the required knowledge through relevant work experience
  • You have extensive experience as a Data Engineer and are skilled in at least one of the following programming languages: Python, Javascript, Typescript, Java, Scala, Go, Rust, SQL
  • You are equipped with profound knowledge in Data Transformation and Data Warehousing
  • You are familiar with the following tech stack: Kubernetes, Helm, Gitlab CI, Gitlab, Renovate Bot, Grafana, Prometheus, Alertmanager, Gitlab CI Templates, Docker Base Images, AWS S3, GCS, BigQuery, PostgreSQL, Gitlab Runner, Airflow
  • You’ve already worked successfully within agile teams, therefore the terms Agile and Scrum are a part of your terminology
  • You stand out positively if you have experience with data from the field of e-Commerce / D2C, Online Marketing or App Tracking
  • You feel confident and natural reading, writing and speaking English and are able to communicate efficiently in a tech as well as business related context; German skills are a plus 
Your personality matters:
  • You’ve been described as reliable and well-organized which allows you to stay focused, structured and calm – even in stressful situations
  • Your thinking is guided by strategy, analysis and innovation which enables you to connect the dots quickly and logically
  • You favor pragmatic approaches and know the difference between a perfect and a functional solution
  • You’ve been praised for your excellent abilities as change maker, listener and communicator
  • Constructive nonconformity and creativity are part of your DNA, therefore you live to contribute your ideas
  • You are passionate about tech andenjoy technically oriented tasks, especially in the context of Pair / Mob Programming
  • You embrace a dynamic environment and easily adapt to changing circumstances
  • You thrive working in interdisciplinary teams and you’d choose teamwork over heroism anytime; you maintain an open communication with your colleagues and have excellent people skills
Who we are:
  • Music embodies emotion, creativity, adventure, tradition and innovation all at the same time – as a team we strive to advance the Universal Music project
  • Diversity, respect and tolerance – both human and musical – are essential for us. Therefore, diversity and inclusion are consistently supported and championed by the People & Culture team as well as our Better Together initiative
  • We live an open communication and thrive as a team – for this purpose we meet at eye level regardless of hierarchy
  • In our business it is important to make good decisions quickly: We count on proactive employees who think ahead and find simple solutions
  • Together we take responsibility, even beyond our daily business, which is why we are actively committed to more sustainability and environmental protection through our Sustainability Workgroups
Our benefits – because you’re important to us:
  • Be mobile at any time! Benefit from discounts at the BVG, our job-bike leasing offer as well as home-office days
  • We offer professional development through various workshops and courses
  • Take care of your mental health with our Employee Assistance Program for all challenges in life (professional and private); we offer confidential counseling and coaching through a third-party provider
  • Stay healthy through various sports activities and healthy food in our subsidized canteen


We look forward to receiving your application via our online application form! Please upload your documents (letter of motivation / cover letter, CV, references) as files and state your earliest starting date as well as salary expectations.
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