Data Warehouse Architect / ETL Engineer (m/f)

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Company Name Kreditech Holding SSL GmbH
Location Hamburg, Germany
Date Posted Jan 21, 2014
Category Startup-Jobs
Job Type Full-Time


Do you want to build up a complex intelligence infrastructure?
Is it your dream to work with cutting-edge technology in a fast-growing company in Hamburg?

When you use a complex, fully automated, statistical algorithm, new innovations and research are always needed. That is why this position as a Data Warehouse Architect / ETL Engineer is waiting for you!

Kreditech is an online consumer finance company which provides easy, fast access to micro-loans to customers worldwide through its web and mobile services. The service is backed by a sophisticated credit scoring process using the powers of machine learning algorithms and big data infrastructure. In fact, more than 8,000 data points are gathered and analyzed for each loan application, coming from sources as diverse as social media and professional networks.

65 coworkers in Hamburg make this happen. We’re a close team of creative, brilliant individuals from seventeen countries all over the world, working with cutting-edge technology to create a self-learning, self-calibrating algorithm which scores individuals with their current online data.

Sounds like a dream? It gets better. Kreditech is a place of innovation, speed, high growth, high performance, and high reward. We don’t follow tradition, we write our own rules, and we bring in the best people to build up the team. If you want to be a part of this, here is your chance.

Your role:

You will be working directly with our CTO and Head of Business Intelligence, being directly responsible for the development of important cornerstones of Kreditech’s business intelligence infrastructure

Your job will center around the design and implementation of the enterprise data warehouse architecture, combining data from various OLTP-systems for analytics purposes

You will be in charge of the development of data integration solutions and ETL processes between various systems as well as for the data quality assurance process

Through this, you will be at the heart of Kreditech: our most sensitive and valuable asset is our data and transforming of these data into reliable, accurate information for better decision making

You will assist in hands-on development and coordination of Kreditech's projects relating to use of technology to improve performance and effectiveness of our work, have responsibility for your own projects, and work together with our development team and other business units

Your profile:

You have an advanced degree in IT, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics

You have worked for 2 to 4 years in Business Intelligence or a related field

You have extensive practical experience and good knowledge of relational database design and relational querying languages (PostgreSQL/Oracle/MySQL)

You are confident with common data warehouse design principles and methodologies

You have experience in developing data warehouse, designing OLAP models and data marts

You have practical experience with ETL Frameworks (eg. Pentaho Kettle,Talent, MS SSIS)

You have experience with enterprise-grade BI solutions (IBM Cognos, SAP Business Objects, MS Server)

You have extensive practical experience and good knowledge of object oriented programming languages (C++, Java)

You are confident with web technologies (Client-Server Architecture, Apache Webserver, HTML/CSS/JS, PHP)

You work easily in English

You are open minded, can work independently and conscientiously

You multitask easily and get along well in a team

You are a pragmatic actor, enjoy to work in an agile environment and prefer open source to vendor-based solutions

If this sounds like you, we would love a chance to talk with you! We welcome your application in German or English. To apply, just click on the following link: . Please note that we do not accept applications by email, but would be happy to answer your questions - just send them through to

As the position is based in Hamburg, Kreditech is considering only those applicants with a work visa valid in Germany.

What we can offer you:

Kreditech wants to take good care of its employees - we want to make sure that working is exciting and productive. So to keep the team happy, Kreditech offers a modern, chic office located in the ever-growing Hafencity in Hamburg. Inside, you'll find a coffee machine to quench your thirst, snacks when you're hungry, XBOX to play when you need a break, a ping-pong table when you need exercise, and scooters to take you from one side of the office to the other in a flash. Outside, we make sure you can keep fit with a gym pass, or offer you a Metro pass to help with the commute. All in all, you're in good hands at Kreditech.