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Data platform engineer

Posted 27 Sep 2023
Work experience
0 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
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Data (Platform) Engineer

We are looking for Data, Software and Cloud engineers to help build a state-of-the-art Data Platform in Google Cloud Platform at the Sligro Food Group. Are you a Data, Software or Cloud engineer with experience in data pipelines, data platforms or data warehouse environments? Then join our Data Platform team! You will work together with experienced consultants and receive over 60 days of tailored training to maximize your learning and impact and boost your career.

About the roles at Sligro

Sligro Food Group encompasses food service businesses offering a full range of food and food-related non-food products and services in the food and beverages wholesale market.

Sligro wants to become an entirely data-driven organisation. To reach this goal, they are building a new, modern, Data Platform on GCP, which will be used to provide insights and (self-service) analytics to the company, The Data Platform will be built from scratch, and your team is responsible for its architecture, development and maintenance.

You will be a very crucial part of the team. In your day-to-day work, you will collaborate with the engineering and analytics teams and build components of the platform that enables the users to create scalable pipelines and deploy models in production.

The Xccelerated program

The first year you will be part of the Xccelerated program, so we can train you further on Data Engineering related topics, that you will need to develop to help Sligro with building their Data Platform

· 2 fulltime weeks of hands-on bootcamp training where you’ll focus on writing deployable code, containerization, data engineering and cloud fundamentals

· Work 4 days a week as a Data (Platform) Engineer at Sligro

· Every Friday you will get ongoing training and project support from our Tech Leads at Xccelerated to help you grow

· At the end of your first year, you will join Sligro directly

As a Data (Platform) Engineer at Sligro, you will:

✅ Help the team with building, deploying and maintaining their new Data Platform (GCP)

✅ Build components of the platform that enables the users to build scalable pipelines and deploy models in production

✅ Maintain and develop infrastructure related to data

✅ Collaborate with the Platform and analytics teams to ensure cohesive integration between systems and data models are in place

This is you

You have a strong can-do mentality. You focus on results, have a desire to complete challenging tasks and learn while doing.

Next to this, you have:

✅ A Bachelor/Master level education in Information Technology, Computer Science, Cloud Computing or related field

✅ 1-4 years of experience as a Data (Platform) Engineer

✅ Familiar with industry big data platform stack (for example: Databricks, Spark, Airflow)

✅ Experience in working on public Cloud (GCP/AWS/Azure)

✅ Proficiency in Python

What we offer

Besides working at one of the world’s most innovative companies within the tech industry, we offer you:

💰 Good salary

🛫 25 vacation days

📙 Kick-off with a hands-on bootcamp training

📊 Technical trainings & Innovation days for a full year (every week)

💻 Company laptop

🍎 Lunches, amazing coffee and snackbar

🎒Working at Sligro

About us

Xccelerated is an initiative within the Xebia Group, accelerating growth of Data, Cloud & AI competencies enabling you to become an authority in your field. Our 13-month advanced training programs integrate hands-on learning and skill development with working at one of our partner companies; in this case Sligro. After the program, you will join Sligro permanently.

Interested? We’d love to meet you!

Please get in touch! Contact Samantha Alves Goncalves at or by phone at 0613889770.

Xccelerated is a joint initiative between Xebia and GoDataDriven, accelerating careers of young professionals with one to three years of experience in the fields of machine learning, data engineering, and cloud engineering.
Our 13-month advanced training program integrates learning with working at one of our partner companies. We offer you the opportunity to work at companies like Heineken, KLM, ING, Vattenfall or Randstad Group and become an authority in your field.

Active in 1 country
30 employees
20% men - 80% women
Average age is 27 years

What employees are saying

Nikki Doorhof

Data Scientist

Nikki Doorhof

“I use the skills I learned at Xccelerated are of great use in my day to day work at Nationale Nederlanden. After the bootcamp, I had the feeling that I wanted to rewrite all my previous projects.”

Selin Gungor

Machine Learning Engineer

Selin Gungor

“Xccelerated decreases the gap between software engineering and data science. Thanks to this, I’m solving real data engineering challenges at ING.”