Data Engineer (General)
Isn’t it time you did something for yourself?
We think so, too. That’s why we want you to come Be Your Own CEO at Unacast.
At Unacast, we believe that democratizing access to data is the currency of innovation. That's why we’re building the Real World Graph® to provide a contextualized, transparent understanding of the real world. It’s literally uncharted territory, which means you have to be friendly with difficulty, risk, failure and also success.
Big, scary words? Sure.
This is a big, scary journey. And one we believe is worth taking. Want to come along?
We’re hiring! We are now looking for a Data Engineer to join us in our Oslo offices.
We are hiring a Data Engineer to strengthen our core platform building and data processing capabilities. As a Data Engineer at Unacast, you will help drive a data-first culture across the company. Your main tasks will be to model and manage our data, build processing pipelines, improve the data quality and provide accessible and dependable data to everyone in the organization. Your role will actively contribute to sustaining and improving our data platform, and be involved in a wide range of initiatives like,data scoring, fraud detection, and incorporation of new data sources.
You will work in a cross-functional team consisting of engineers, product managers, and sales representatives. Your main hub will be our spectacular Oslo offices, but you are free to work from anywhere you want as long as you get things done. You’ll also have the opportunity to work out of our NYC offices for periods of time, and you can expect to travel there at least a couple of times every year.
We run our technical stack on Google Cloud, and you will get the chance to work with Google’s cutting-edge technology, like BigQuery and DataFlow, to process, store and understand data. We're not demanding that you have a lot of experience with them, all we ask is that you are willing to learn something new every day.
To us, innovation is the ability to tackle the challenges we don't currently know we have before someone else does it. For that reason, we acknowledge that we need a diverse team with different background and experience. If you feel that your knowledge can help us get to the next level, we'd love to speak to you.
Work with sustaining and improving our core platform for location data
Work with data modelling and data management
Make data accessible and dependable within the organization
Work with Data Scientist to translate new models into runnable code
Make sure our data continues to hold the highest standard in the market
A background in mathematics or software development
Relevant experience within data transformation and analysis, using languages such as Java, Scala, Python and SQL
Experience with data visualization and data visualization tools
Passion for large data sets!
Who is Unacast?
Verified, actionable data facilitates fundamental insights in industries such as research, finance, advertising technology, city planning, transportation, and artificial intelligence. Location data is a key component, the core intelligence, that creates value for the players in these industries.
Unacast is leader in transparent, contextualized location data. Like Google indexed the web, Unacast is indexing the physical world through The Real World Graph®, designing products that merge multiple types of data on human mobility to empower companies and individuals alike to make smarter decisions.
Unacast is a fast-growing Nordic company based on Nordic values with offices in Oslo and NYC (and soon in London), and featured in everything from Techcrunch, Fast Company to Venturebeat and Business Insider. We were named «10 Northern European Startups To Follow In 2016» and also awarded the Best New Nordic Company and Best IoT Startup at the Nordic Startup Awards. Recently Inc. Magazine covered us as “The startup that just might threaten Google”.
We have strong revenue growth and have in the last three years raised close to $25m in venture funding to fuel global expansion into new verticals and geographies.
Read more on our company and culture at https://careers.unacast.com/