Data Engineer

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Luminor Group

We are looking for talent to help Luminor in building a data-savvy and customer-centric new generation digital bank! We need technical, ambitious and detail-oriented candidates to join our Data Engineering & Science team. As a Data Engineer you would be working to simplify access to data within the company. 

Our team sets up data pipelines for a variety of different business areas and use cases. Luminor Data Engineers are not behind closed doors but are working closely together with Product Owners to deliver top-notch Data Solutions. 

Main tasks and responsibilities: 

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture;
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements;
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.;
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies;
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer’s key business performance metrics. (Build algorithms and prototypes);
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs;
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing data pipelines;
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems;
  • Ensure that your work remains backed up and readily accessible to relevant coworkers;
  • Remain up to date with industry standards and technological advancements that will improve the quality of your outputs;
  • Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability;
  • Identify opportunities for data acquisition. 

Your Technical Skills

  • Experience and a good knowledge of RDBMS (SQL, Sybase, Oracle PL/SQL, PostgreSQL);
  • Good understanding of the data storage tools and ETL;
  • Fluent in one or more programming language, preferably Python;
  • Airflow, Spark, and libraries like Pandas, Numpy, boto;
  • Although this is primarily the area of the position relates to Data Engineering, we will do sophisticated pipelines in order to be able to work in collaboration with Data Scientists some knowledge of statistical analysis, machine learning and data modeling is useful. 

Your Non-technical Skills 

  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written, and interest in working with a diverse set of peers and external developers;
  • Ability to build a shared understanding of the problems and determine potential solution;
  • Ability to be self-organized, balanced and show initiative;
  • Attention to details;
  • Team goals over individual goals;
  • Genuine enjoyment of the art of building great data solutions. 

Good to have: 

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science equivalent majors or above;
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with cross-functional project team;
  • Familiarity and experience with common BI and data exploration tools (e.g. Business Objects, Tableau);
  • Experience and understanding of large-scale infrastructure-as-a-service platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, etc.). 

Why Luminor? What we can offer you: 

  • Dynamic and International working environment that is filled with interesting challenges and opportunities as we build and innovate a new bank together;
  • Varied opportunities to support your professional and personal development and growth;
  • A competitive benefits package in addition to your salary;
  • An additional benefits package for employees after 1 year in the company, which includes additional days of vacation;
  • A collaborative and supportive team where you can create and implement ideas;
  • A salary range for this position at 2000-3100 EUR (Gross*), which is to be determined depending on the level of experience and competencies of the selected candidate. 

In case of questions please feel free to contact the hiring manager: or our talent acquisition partner for technology:

Please be informed that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Riga, Latvia

Skanstes iela 12
1013 Rīga Directions +371 67 17 1880

Why Work With Us?

Join us if you want to grow your competences and make the change!

  • Wellness & Benefits

    We aim to support, spoil and take care of our employees

  • Additional Days of Vacation

    We provide an additional benefits package for employees after 1 year in the company, which includes additional days of vacation

  • Personal Development

    We provide varied opportunities for your professional and personal development and growth. Average hours spent per year on development for an employee at Luminor – 20

  • Health & Wellness

    We take care of your health – we got your health insurance covered

  • Flexible Working

    The flexible working time and place concept is now part of our culture

Workplace & Culture

Make the Change stands for motivation, 'yes we can' attitude, motivation to get things done and take initiative. It strengthens and complements our value set – curiosity, focus and collaboration, whilst putting them in action. And most importantly – Make the Change is about our people who are here being brave and passionate about making an impact themselves.

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