Senior Data Engineer - Amsterdam

Job description

Are you looking to make your mark through data on a platform that touches the lives of millions of people? Then you’re at the right place. At Inner Circle we use data to bring people together and change the course of their lives. 

The #1 goal of the role is to build out a robust, secure and scalable data infrastructure that operates as a single source of truth for teams to make the right decisions and supercharges our automation and optimization through machine learning. There are billions of data points to leverage to ultimately help us to bring more people together and change the course of their lives.

The main focus of the role

1) Design and build a scalable and reliable data architecture, so we accelerate our journey into data democratization and machine learning for optimization and automation, ultimately catalysing our growth bringing more singles together.

2) Lay the foundation, design and build reliable and scalable ELT pipelines and data models, so we empover data scientists and analysts to easily leverage the data to move the needle.

3) Improve data reliability, efficiency and quality, so we can timely and confidently make decisions based on insights derived from data we trust. While ensuring security and compliance so our users can keep on trusting us too.

4) Take ownership of data engineering initiatives from inception to engineering to deploying in production, so we succeed as a data-led company.

5) Leverage state of the art technologies and best practices in a pragmatic way, so we ensure high automation and low maintenance as well as an aspiring environment that also attracts data talent, at scale.

6) Work closely with Data Scientists, Analysts, Engineers and Product as well as all other teams to understand their needs and develop solutions, so we architect and design data systems to ultimately achieve our mission of bringing people together and changing the course of their lives.


Job requirements

What will help make you successful?

  • You are an experienced Senior Data Engineer
  • Built high volume data infrastructure and pipelines
  • Highly skilled in Python and SQL
  • Experience with Snowflake and AWS is a plus
  • Able to handle high complexity
  • Educational background in Computer Sciences or similar
  • Optimizing and automating work processes is second nature to you
  • Natural team player who enjoys collaborating cross functionally
  • You instil trust through knowledge and structure

What are the perks?

  • A chance to scale our performance marketing efforts in a global market, which will have a major impact on the whole business
  • A competitive salary matched with your experience and ambition
  • The fun and hustle of a tech scale-up
  • An amazing work environment in our own 400 m2 office at Prins Hendrikkade, at the heart of Amsterdam or our office at VOX in Vauxhall.
  • A Macbook or other hardware of your choice to be able to do your job
  • Training and development budget
  • Fifty euro ‘stay healthy’ allowance per month on top of your salary (for gym, healthy food etc)
  • Twenty-five euro per month bring your own device allowance on top of your salary
  • An annual trip with the whole company (when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted again)
  • Frequent team get-togethers (when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted again)
  • Monthly Inner Circle events to meet all the cool members IRL (when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted again)
  • Free Inner Circle VIP membership for you and your single friends


About Inner Circle

Inner Circle is a high-quality dating app that focuses on getting you offline. To make sure your time is well spent, the team behind the app screens each member on safety, effort and mindset so you only see rich profiles from people you'd actually want to go on a date with. With a community of 3.5 million singles in 27 countries around the world, we help you match based on values and interests, making it easier to meet.

The independent bootstrapped tech company ranked in the FT1000 2020 list as one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe. The company was also the winner of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 in The Netherlands in 2018


At Inner Circle, we embrace our diverse community and team. We celebrate differences and know that they are key for helping us grow. Whatever your race, religion, colour, gender, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or age, we make sure everyone has the space to be themselves.


Sounds like your perfect match? Apply today!