(Senior) Data Engineer (f/m/d) - Remote in EMEA

Posted on Apr 04, 2023

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About Hygraph

At Hygraph we're building the leading GraphQL Federated Content Platform. Our goal is to enable developers and content operators to create, enrich, unify, and deliver content across platforms seamlessly. We are trusted to manage content for teams from over 50,000 organizations like Dr. Oetker, Shure, Samsung, Ashley Furniture, Telenor, Philips, and Gamescom. With over $35M in funding led by One Peak, alongside OpenOcean, Peak, and SquareOne Venture Capital, you will be part of a remote-first and globally distributed team of about 70 team members, committed to working collaboratively, transparently, and passionately.

We believe in a remote-first approach where everyone is encouraged to do their best from wherever they are and work together with transparency, accountability, and ownership. We learn continuously through feedback and have a yearly learning budget to attend training and conferences.

Hygraph is an equal-opportunity employer committed to hiring people with diverse backgrounds. We believe that diversity, unique experiences, qualities, and different cultures enrich our workspace's productivity and promote innovation and creativity.

The Position

Hygraph is looking for an experienced and passionate (Senior) Data Engineer to join our team! You will be the second data hire for Hygraph so there's a lot of overlap in this position with an Analytics Engineer. The overall goal of the data team is to empower the organization to make data-informed decisions. To realize this goal as a Data Engineer you will collaborate with our Data scientist and Product teams to further improve our data infrastructure. As one of the early members of the data team, you will have a lot of opportunities to shape the future of our data infrastructure.

Some of your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Design and build end-to-end data pipelines, including foundational datasets to support analytics, modeling, experimentation, and product needs
  • Work closely with Data Scientist/Analyst, Product Managers and Engineering leaders
  • Help to define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a reliable data infrastructure
  • Act as a thought leader in the domain of Data Engineering and Infrastructure

Our current data stack mainly includes:

  • Ingestion: Fivetran, Rudderstack
  • Warehouse: BigQuery
  • Transformation: dbt
  • BITools: Metabase, Hex
  • Activation: Hightouch


‍Essential requirements for this role:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Data Engineering role or similar, with architectural purview
  • Experience with designing and building custom data ingestion pipelines
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to take ownership, but also ask for help and advice when needed.
  • Openness to feedback and willingness to learn, reflect, and grow within the organization

Nice to have

  • Experience with building an Event-driven data ingestion
  • Experience with our data stack
  • Has Analytics Engineering experience

Our Hiring Process

  1. Intro call with Talent Acquisition Manager.
  2. Technical interview
  3. Assignment call
  4. Team Fit call and Reference check.
  5. Job Offer.

The response time after application, screening applications, and setting up the first intro call is usually within 1-2 weeks. You could expect some alterations when necessary.


  • Workstation Support. You receive a one-time budget of 500 Euros to set up your home office. E.g. Mouse, Keyboard, Ergonomic chair, etc. This is additional to the company laptop and monitor you receive specific to your role.
  • 30 days vacation. Additional house moving and bereavement day-offs.
  • 1000 Euros Learning and Development Budget. This amount is available yearly. You can use it for training, workshop, reading materials specific to your role.
  • Team offsites/Meetups. We are distributed globally and located in different countries. We have team offsites at least once a year either in Berlin/Marburg or maybe somewhere close to where our team lives mostly.
  • Remote Friendly. We hire from all locations and most of our roles are remote. You can work from anywhere you want and we set up your contract through Employer of Records. As we have an office set up in Germany, people hired in Germany will receive a german contract.
  • Wellbeing. Access to Spill.chat (All-in-one mental health support for employees through slack and therapy sessions)
(Senior) Data Engineer (f/m/d) - Remote in EMEAat Hygraph