Senior Data Engineer

  • Just eat
  • London EC4M, UK
  • 25/05/2024
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering DevOps

Job Description

Ready for a Challenge
Then Just Eat might be the place for you. We’re a leading global online food delivery platform, and our vision is to empower everyday convenience. Whether it’s a Friday-night feast, a post-gym poke bowl, or grabbing some groceries, our tech platform connects tens of millions of customers with hundreds of thousands of restaurant, grocery and convenience partners across the globe.

Hungry for a challenge?

That’s good, because at Just Eat (JET) we have abundant opportunity or, as we say, everything is on the table. We are a leading global online food delivery marketplace. Our tech ecosystem connects millions of active customers with hundreds of thousands of connected partners in countries across the globe.

Our mission?

To empower every food moment around the world, whether it’s through customer service, coding or couriers.

About this role:

Just Eat Takeaway is seeking a Senior Data Engineer to join the Data Platforms - Self Service Tools team. You’ll have the opportunity to work with big data technologies, building scalable and reliable solutions to support data transformation, egress and critical operational projects powered by data.

Our team’s mission is to allow users to easily transform and egress data by using self-service tools. Our portfolio includes a variety of highly critical tools built on top of Airflow and DBT as well as our in-house orchestration software.

Our team is built on following ideals:

  • Open Data
  • Self Service
  • Single Truth

These are some of the key ingredients to the role:

  • Innovate: We are always learning, growing, inquisitive and keen on new technologies and open source tooling. We love like-minded engineers with a passion to keep our code-base and infrastructure best in class.
  • Build for Scale: All our tools and components are built for scale and we use Kubernetes and other tools to help us scale automatically.
  • Cloud based: We use serverless technologies where possible to simplify our estate, technologies like BigQuery, PubSub, Dataflow and Cloud Functions allow us to move quickly. In addition, we run a Kubernetes cluster on GKE with multiple workloads including instances of Apache Airflow.
  • DevOps culture: Everyone in the team contributes to infrastructure, we have a CI/CD pipeline and we define our infrastructure as code. Our stack includes Terraform, Github Actions and Helm. Teams monitor their applications using Prometheus, Grafana and Alert Manager.
  • Collaboration & Ownership: All code is owned by the team and we have multiple avenues for collaboration - rotation, pairing and architecture guild. We also encourage team members to own their own code and promote self-governance.

What will you bring to the table?

  • You are confident in the Python programming language both in and outside of the data domain.
  • You love writing well tested, readable and performant code, capable of processing large volumes of data.
  • You love working with Cloud technologies and have experience in working with AWS, Azure or Google Cloud. We use Google Cloud with a mix of services - Kubernetes, Dataflow, PubSub, Cloud Functions etc.
  • You can contribute to architectural discussions and influence peers and stakeholders to make better decisions.
  • You have the inclination to collaborate and ability to communicate technical ideas clearly.
  • You understand the entire product development lifecycle, from coding to deployments, to monitoring, alerting etc. Our teams maintain all aspects of our product lifecycle, but we don’t expect everyone to be an expert in all of it.
  • You understand the fundamentals of computing and distributed systems.

At JET, this is on the menu:
Our teams forge connections internally and work with some of the best-known brands on the planet, giving us truly international impact in a dynamic environment.
Fun, fast-paced and supportive, the JET culture is about movement, growth and about celebrating every aspect of our JETers. Thanks to them we stay one step ahead of the competition.

Inclusion, Diversity & Belonging
No matter who you are, what you look like, who you love, or where you are from, you can find your place at Just Eat We’re committed to creating an inclusive culture, encouraging diversity of people and thinking, in which all employees feel they truly belong and can bring their most colorful selves to work every day.

What else is cooking?
Want to know more about our JETers, culture or company? Have a look at our career site where you can find people's stories, blogs, podcasts and more JET morsels.

Are you ready to take your seat? Apply now!