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Junior Data Engineer - Flutter UK&I - 8131


Junior Data Engineer - Flutter UK&I

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

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The Role
We are looking for a Database Engineer with proven data integration skills to develop and support Integration, ETL (ELT), Data Warehouse and Reporting solutions, as well as data driven and ML based services such as personalization or customer profiles offered as APIs and streams to other business units. Working within an agile environment you will team up with Data Warehouse, ML, data services and QA engineers and system integrators to work on projects prioritized by various areas of the business;
The successful candidate will have good technical and problem solving skills, with a positive and results driven attitude, a strong communicator who is capable of interacting with both technical and non-technical people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as an effective member of a scrum team - understanding and contributing to the agile delivery process, and taking ownership for your team's software quality from concept to production.
  • To promote the production of reusable code and modules where appropriate with a view to maximising effort and reducing development costs applying principles of Agile delivery.
  • To ensure risks and issues are identified in a timely manner and effectively communicated with proposed resolution and mitigation strategies to the Data Delivery Manager.
  • Work as an effective member of a scrum team - understanding and contributing to the agile delivery process,and taking ownership for your team's software quality from concept to production
  • Write and maintain functional and technical specifications
  • Monitor, optimize and trouble shoot database, microservice, stream and ML service performance
  • Analyse code for problem resolution
  • Thorough, demonstrable unit testing

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proven development skills in at least one of the following:
  • Microservices
  • Kafka or another message based streaming platform
  • Machine learning and analytics in either python or R
  • Unix Scripting
  • Open source NoSQL technologies (e.g. MongoDB, CouchDB, ElasticSearch).
  • Talend
  • AWS (preferable) or experience of data engineering on another leading cloud vendor such as GCP or Azure
  • Good SQL knowledge and experience of relational databases
  • Dimensional data modelling
  • Good knowledge of object oriented or functional programming in either Python or Java
  • Experience of database performance analysis and design
  • Unit testing knowledge
  • Demonstrable experience with high-volume data loads (terra bytes and above)
  • Knowledge of ETL from highly transactional (1000s records/second) OLTP systems
  • Exposure to Continuous Delivery / Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Go, Jenkins)
  • A proven ability to influence technical decisions in a fast moving commercial environment
  • Demonstrates exceptional communication, interpersonal skills and consistent high energy levels

  • Experience of large data warehouse (10 TB+) with multiple sources and outputs
  • Agile
  • Knowledge of the online gaming/gambling industry
  • Educated to degree level in a science or technology related field

    Key Skills and Attributes:
  • Proactive work ethic with the ability to deliver results and meet challenging deadlines
  • Passion & flexibility to work the hours required to see projects to completion in a timely, accurate & efficient manner.
  • Self-motivating.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of pride in work produced.
  • Proven ability & desire to innovate.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Enthusiasm for the software development process.
  • Good English language skills.

What you can expect

  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Free breakfast;
  • Sharesave scheme;
  • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
  • Free parking;
  • Thousands of courses online through "Udemy";
  • Working from home options.

Ways of working

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Betfair Romania Development role.

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Cluj - Napoca
Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124


We are the largest technology and shared services hub of Flutter Entertainment Plc, an FTSE 100 company, with over 1,000 people powering the world’s leading brands in sports betting, gaming and entertainment.

Over 18 million customers worldwide enjoy the exciting, immersive and safe experiences delivered by our teams in Cluj-Napoca operating a unique portfolio of diverse proprietary brands such as Betfair, PokerStars, Paddy Power, FanDuel or SportsBet.


We’re home to the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here.

Just like our brands are leaders at global scale, that is the standard we hold up to when it comes to the opportunities we offer to our people, ensuring they have everything they need to succeed.

At Betfair Romania Development, one thing is for sure: you will experience different. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it.