Contis - a Solaris group company - provides Europe's leading Banking-as-a-Service platform. We enable other businesses to offer their own financial services both rapidly and compliantly in the EEA and UK. Via APIs, our partners can integrate modular financial services directly into their own product offering. Our services cover fiat and crypto assets, lending as well as payments, card issuing and processing. As a market leader we are driven by bringing transformational change to the financial services industry.

We love what we do and we love our team. We are 700+ people from over 60 nationalities - a unique blend of techies, fintech enthusiasts, bankers and entrepreneurs from various industries. Our routines are built around genuinely valuing and exchanging different perspectives as well as actively sharing knowledge as we drive our business as a team. We believe and invest in personal growth.

Your Role 

As a Principal Engineer you will be responsible for the architecture and development of the data platform, its related projects and services. Architecture that you provide must be scalable and bulletproof in sense of data ingestions and data flows. You will lead the implementation of the architecture you provide by example and by mentoring engineers in the team. You make technical decisions and deliver them from idea to production. 

As a Principal Data Infrastructure Engineer you will:

  • Design, develop, and operate the tools and infrastructure that we need to work with data, all the way from data ingestion to visualization of results 
  • Take end-to-end ownership of our tools and services
  • Automate repetitive tasks into code that can be reused 
  • Deliver quality code in an efficient manner
  • Document code and processes 
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers, agile coaches, and product owners 

What You Should Bring Along

  • You have solid experience with AWS Cloud services (e.g., DMS, ECS, IAM etc.) 
  • You have solid experience with orchestration tools such as Airflow
  • You have experience working with Terraform
  • You have solid experience with Python (or a passion to learning it)
  • You are mentoring technical decisions to your team
  • You are a proactive peer and help the growth of your team
  • You are comfortable writing high-quality software
  • You understand agile workflows and lean principles
  • You strive for simplicity, reliability, and pragmatism
  • You write documentation to capture project evaluation 
  • You communicate well in written and verbal English 

Awesome extras 

  • You are familiar with DWH solutions Snowflake
  • You are familiar with data serialization formats such as Avro and Parquet
  • You know your way around Linux and Docker

 Why Work with us?

  • We seek out and hire only exceptional talent, and therefore recognise that each individual brings value and contribution which has made us who we are today.
  • We have a tech stack to be proud of and a working environment framed by our Contis values and behaviours.
  • We are passionate people who share a common vision, can think big, and thrive on delivering results.
  • We value diversity of thought and expect that you bring all of you to work; your passion, creativity and ideas on how we can be the best in the space that we operate in.
  • In return we will help you to be the very best that you can, we will support with development, give you opportunities to get involved in key projects and offer exposure to challenges that you may not get in a larger organisation.

The benefits on offer

  • 5 days a week
  • 18 days annual Leave
  • Birthday Policy
  • No Sandwich Leave Policy
  • Relocation Benefit

Contis/ Solaris is an equal opportunity employer, embraces diversity and builds an inclusive environment for its employees and customers. We consider all applicants for employment regardless of age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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