Website Akeneo

About the job
If you like playing with data every day by collecting, extracting, transforming, and if you’re not scared of getting your hands dirty, well then, it’s a no-brainer, join us!

👩‍💻🧑‍💻 Description

We are looking for a Data Engineer to handle data in production and make evolve our pipelines with our growing data scope (logs, products data, financial data, CRM, ….).

At Akeneo, we value a lot:

  • Teamwork | We believe a workplace should be a place where we can learn from one another,
  • Product Oriented | For us, our product must be about solving problems,
  • Mentoring | Continuously improve yourself, grow with others, and emulate your team,
  • Trustworthy | Your team is accountable for finding creative solutions,
  • Engineering | We do serious business without taking ourselves too seriously.

🧠 What you will do?

At Akeneo, you will:

  • Join our growing data ops squad to build observable, scalable and fault-tolerant data pipelines,
    Work on a daily basis as part of a multidisciplinary squad (Data Analyst, Lead Data, Lead Dev, Product Manager, Software Engineer, SRE,…),
  • Use your knowledge and problem-solving skills to address stakeholders needs,
  • Design solutions to tackle scalability challenges,
  • Have a career progression (diversity of topics and job positions, external and internal training),
  • Play in an international background and goal-driven culture,
  • Enjoy after-work, book club, knowledge sharing sessions, conferences, and team buildings,
  • Share your knowledge and experience with your teammates and learn from them.


🏅The skills we require

As we have high expectations on these topics, you can well fit if :

  • You have relevant experience with databases like Postgres, MySQL, ElasticSearch, some data transformation tools like DBT, and datalake such as BigQuery or Redshift,
  • You have advanced skills in a scripting language such as Python or Shell script,
  • You feel comfortable writing advanced SQL queries,
  • You are familiar with cloud providers such as GCP or AWS
  • You have already used Kubernetes and Docker

Strong “plus” if you have knowledge in:

  • Experience with web development (PHP, JavaScript),
  • Good communication skills

Additionally, here are some general skills that Akeneo teammates tend to have:

  • you are proactive, autonomous, self-motivated, resourceful, and are eager to have a meaningful impact,
  • you are curious about the modern data stack, emerging tools (Airbyte, Airflow,…) and the software development world,
  • you like to have fun and have a life outside of work,
  • you are comfortable in English (a strong French accent is ok),
  • finally, you learned from your mistakes and you’re ready to make new ones with us!

Additional Information

  • Good work-life balance: flexible hours, remote working policy, and package for the home office (chairs, desk, screen, keyboard, …)
  • Quarterly team events, and yearly offsite
  • Great mansion located in downtown Nantes where you will find Marie&Therese our chickens and our beautiful bees
  • Once a year you get to spend two weeks in one of our offices worldwide (Boston, Dusseldorf, Sydney, etc)

Want to know more?

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