Data Engineer

  • Ukraine
  • Full Time

MacPaw is a software company with headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine, that develops and distributes software for macOS and iOS. At MacPaw, we believe that humans and technology can reach their greatest potential together. Today, our products have more than 30 million users worldwide.

MacPaw is proud to be Ukrainian. The support and development of Ukraine are significant parts of the company’s culture. MacPaw gathers open-minded people who support each other and aspire to change the world around us.

A new Data Engineer will be a part of the agile execution team that consists of five specialists, working with data analytics, technical engineers and project managers to ensure engineering standards adhere to company best practices and help to deliver rapid impactful benefits.

The technological stack of the team: Python3/Scala, SQL, Airflow, Spark, Flask/FastAPI/Django, GIT, Redis, RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL, Google Cloud (BigQuery, Pub/Sub, GKE, GCS), Docker, Kubernetes, DBT

We are looking for an empathetic, structured problem solver who is passionate about building systems at scale.

You will design, implement and integrate new technologies and evolve data and analytics products. You will have an opportunity to contribute to all aspects of data engineering, from ingestion, transformation, and up to consumption.

If it sounds like you, then look no further — this is the right job for you.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and maintain data pipelines (both streaming and batch) for internal clients according to functional and non-functional requirements ensuring high quality (data reliability, efficiency, and accessibility, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain microservices for a wide range of data tools (e.g. AB testing system, Subscription tracking system, etc.)
  • Analyze (how to do?) and validate (can be done?) technical solutions for business problems/ideas/needs. Suggest alternatives and ways for implementation with reasoning about their pros and cons
  • Decompose and estimate validated technical solutions for business problems/ideas/needs into technical tasks
  • Suggest architectural solutions and/or development tools in order to implement a technical task
  • React to issues and failures by investigating and fixing them according to service task priorities
  • Develop and maintain documentation, code, and business logic according to service requirements
  • Communicate with internal clients/teams to clarify requests and/or implementation details and edge cases, specify input or missing data and possible use cases/flows to successfully implement a solution and make constructive collaborations

Skills you’ll need to bring:

  • Hands-on experience with Python 3 or Scala
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Experience with workflow/pipelines management engines
  • Experience in building ETL/ELT
  • Experience with message brokers
  • Understanding of Cloud Solutions and the ability to apply them in work
  • Good understanding of Back-End development and highly-available infrastructure principles

As a Plus:

  • Practical skills with the Apache BigData ecosystem
  • Knowledge of building cross-team solutions (Data Scientist, SRE, Analyst)

What we offer:

  • We are a Ukrainian company, and we stand with Ukraine against russian aggression
    We maintain workplaces and salaries for the mobilized Macpawians and provide financial support to colleagues or their families affected by the war. You can read more about it here.
  • Hybrid work model
    It’s entirely up to you whether to work remotely or at the hub. If you decide to mix it, our Kyiv headquarters (HQ), which works as a coworking space, is open around the clock. The HQ is supplied with UPS and Starlink for an uninterrupted work process.
    We also rent space in the Promprylad Coworking in Ivano-Frankivsk and reimburse the costs of renting a coworking space in any other city.
    If you decide to work at home, we cover the costs spent on your workspace organization: portable power stations, power banks, etc.
  • Your health always comes first
    We guarantee life insurance starting on your first working day. Besides, we cover 100% of your medical insurance costs and 50% for your dependents. We also cover dental and massages and offer a 50% refund for psychotherapy.
  • Flexible working hours
    You can choose a schedule that is comfortable for you. No one here tracks your clock in/clock out because MacPaw is built on trust and cooperation.
  • Space to grow both professionally and personally
    Whatever your dreams and aspirations are, we got you. Education budget, annual development reviews, free English classes, and regular lectures. We also offer personal coaching with organizational coaches.
  • Teams we are proud of
    We build honest, transparent, and reliable relationships within teams. Every Macpawian can improve processes and implement their ideas. We encourage open and constructive feedback and provide training for Macpawians on giving and receiving feedback.
  • HQ designed for people (and pets)
    Our headquarters has it all. A spacious workplace with enough room for sitting up, lying down, and running around. A gym for recreation, fitness, and yoga. Cozy kitchens with coffee, snacks, and lunches. Sleeping/meditation rooms. A terrace with a view where we throw summer parties. Also, we have two cats living in the office, and you are welcome to bring your pets to the office (we have separate floors for cats and dogs).
  • Time-off policy that covers life’s needs
    20 vacation days, unlimited paid sick leaves, xDays (2 days a month to work on side projects), days for personal time-off designed to help you take care of essential matters in your personal life, and parental leaves. On top of all that, sabbaticals are open after 5 years of being with MacPaw.
  • Join social initiatives with MacPawCares
    MacPaw participates in numerous humanitarian aid and charity projects across many fields, and you are welcome to jump in and spend up to 24 working days per year making the world a better place.

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