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Data engineer

Posted 4 Jul 2022
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Data engineer

Do you want to contribute to a large-scale carbon emission analytics platform? Do you like working in a highly motivated team? Do you enjoy a good challenge?

BigMile is looking for a data engineer, based in the Netherlands.

Why work at BigMile?

Within BigMile, a team of highly motivated professionals work with their hearts and souls on software products to help companies achieve their sustainable goals in the supply chain. With our solutions, we help companies and governments calculate their transport-related carbon footprint and make it transparent. In this way we offer organizations reliable tools to report, analyze and reduce their carbon emissions.

Why is it great to be part of the BigMile team?

• You can contribute to a more sustainable future

• BigMile has big plans, so there is room for initiative and development

• You collaborate with ambitious colleagues who are also very sociable

• You will work in an international, dynamic environment

About the job

You will be a part of a team that sets up a large-scale carbon emission analytics platform for one of our biggest customers. This platform helps our customer to become more sustainable. Aspects like performance, user experience and emission insights are critical to give our customers the best experience as possible. You take full responsibility for the application that you develop with the team and continuously improve and refactor to meet new business needs.

The platform runs on cloud technology (Azure) and make use of various kinds of underlying services such as Databricks.

What we offer

  • Apply your skills and talents to change the way we think about carbon emissions in the logistic sector
  • Work with a small group very dedicated people
  • Work in a dynamic environment – scale rapidly, pick up your own initiatives, directly contribute to the bottom line
  • Hybrid working environment
  • BigMile does not support relocation.

The Techie Details

  • You have an affinity and experience in data engineering
  • Experience with Python (PySpark)is a must
  • Experience with Databricks and/or SQL is a plus
  • You have an engineering degree (BSc or more), ideally in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Affinity with sustainability or logistics is a plus

The Social Stuff

  • We ask direct questions to challenge and coach each other to constantly improve our work.
  • We love the pragmatism of lean and agile, continuous improvement, and the close contact with customers. Prior experience is good, if not, you’ll find out in practice.
  • We have strong deadlines and work hard. But, we prefer a sustainable pace and a good work-life balance.

Whatever the work, we all love the challenge, and share the fun of learning new stuff and celebrating failure and success together.

Benefits include regular drinks and social activities. And learning new technologies and business models at an insane speed with our dedicated team.

For more information about this job, please contact Frank Bloo:

At BigMile we help companies to reach the global emission reduction. Together with our young team we are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to help companies and governments reach these goals. BigMile offers a challenging, vibrant, and energetic working environment. If you are a talented and energetic team player who is not afraid to take on the challenge? Join BigMile!

Active in 2 countries
17 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 31 years

What employees are saying

Johan Roelofsen

Lead backend team

Johan Roelofsen

Never a dull moment working at BigMile! As we are growing, we need to think of new solutions.
I enjoy working on these together in our teams. I especially like our no-nonsense practice. We need a picnic table?
Order it, pick up, bring your tools, assemble it together, and we lunch outside today.

Frank Bloo

Data Analytics Consultant

Frank Bloo

BigMile is not only about serious work, but also about making lots of fun every day. Working with a team of like-minded people on the same product gives a great and vibrant working culture. BigMile is also a place where your personal input is much appreciated. Are you ready to join our journey?