Senior Data Engineer

Marel ehf. 13. Nov 2021 Fullt starf

Marel is developing several new technical platforms that enables us to be the digital partner of choice for the food processing industry and enable customers to maximize value creation by providing the platform for interconnectivity and optimization. The Data Platform is one of such platforms which provides the infrastructure to ingest, process and manage big data as well as services and API´s to support analytics, modeling and visualization of data.

As a Senior Data Engineer on our Data Platform team you will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow between our customers’ sites and Marel’s cloud infrastructure. The ideal candidate is an experienced data systems architect and developer who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up.

We are a highly collaborative group and everyone’s ideas and contribution counts. This is an agile, fast-paced environment, where engineers are empowered to innovate and take ideas from concept to scale.

Main tasks

  • Design, implement and test software modules and software features

  • Analyze requirements and write design specifications for software modules and software features

  • Contribute to team collaboration and build team spirit


  • 5+ years of progressively responsible work experience as a Data Engineer in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field.

  • Deep hands-on expertise with architecting, building, and maintaining a large-scale distributed data processing pipeline

  • Experience with big data technologies: Spark, Distributed File Systems, Hive, Parquet, etc.

  • Experience with data streaming and stream-processing systems: Azure Stream Analytics, Spark-Streaming, Azure Event Hub and Service Bus, Rabbit MQ, etc.

  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azure Data Factory, Azure Logic Apps

  • Experience with Azure cloud services: Azure SQL, CosmosDb, Azure DW/Synapse, Azure Data Lake

  • A self-starter, who is driven and takes initiative

  • Strong communication, collaboration and organizational skills

We offer An exciting and challenging job in a fast growing global company with great opportunities for both professional and personal development. The international atmosphere supports the company‘s vision, and exhibits Marel‘s core values: Unity, Innovation and Excellence. A good working environment with an informal tone and attractive working conditions characterizes our workplace.

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Does this sound like the next step in your career? If you are interested in this position, don‘t hesitate to send us your application in English no later than November 28.