Senior Data Engineer, Experimentation

  • Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Engineering
  • Vinted Group

Brief info about Vinted 

Vinted Marketplace is the largest online international C2C marketplace in Europe dedicated to second-hand fashion, with millions of registered members spanning 22 markets in Europe and North America. With a mission to make second-hand the first choice worldwide, Vinted enables people to sell and buy second-hand clothes and lifestyle items from each other, helping give those items a second or even third life.   

Vinted Go launched in 2022,  with a focus on developing products and solutions for more seamless shipping and delivery across Europe. Vinted Go has connected more than 40 carriers and more than 200,000 PUDO points across Europe to support the delivery of millions of parcels per year.  

The Vinted Group, composed of Vinted Marketplace and Vinted Go, is headquartered in Vilnius, with workplaces in Germany, Lithuania, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and over 2,000 employees. It is backed by six leading venture capital firms: Accel, Burda Principal Investments, EQT Growth, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Sprints Capital. 

Information about the position 

As our new Data Engineer, you will be part of the Experimentation team. Unfamiliar with experimentation? No problem! Only a few companies manage to successfully scale experimentation company-wide, and we are aiming to be one of them. With your help, we can make it happen! 

At Vinted our vision is crystal clear: every decision, no matter how large or small, should be backed by solid experimental data. To realise this vision we aim to make our platform accessible, trustworthy and deeply embedded in our company’s culture. Experimentation is a core driver of innovation at Vinted.
 
In this role, you will develop software and provide essential tools for our experimentation platform. Your work will be crucial to building a fast, scalable, and reliable infrastructure that supports experimentation. You will enable our product engineering teams to execute experiments that will help Vinted innovate at new heights. 

In this position, you’ll 

  • Build a world-class experimentation platform loved by decision scientists, software engineers and product managers
  • Design, develop & maintain various applications & APIs for the experiment's configuration self-service
  • Automate the 💩 out of everything—any part of designing, setting up, running, and wrapping up an experiment that can be automated, is automated
  • Work with Python & Ruby applications and various data warehouse technologies
  • Take ownership and write clean, easy-to-understand code, and contribute to the team’s scientific and data software
  • Monitor the performance (through Kibana, Grafana, Datadog, Prometheus) of our experimentation platform components & services and look for opportunities to improve it
  • Grow and use the opportunity to learn and share new knowledge in the experimentation field
  • Collaborate closely with the Data Science group to bring them continuous improvements and take our experimentation capabilities to a new level

About you 

  • A curious individual who wants to learn and master concepts and technologies we use 
  • Knowledge of agile, DevOps & Automation - testing, build, deployment, CI/CD, etc.
  • Hands-on work experience in the development of operations at scale
  • Solid software engineering skills, particularly relating to data engineering and especially Python
  • Pragmatic approach to problem-solving and results-oriented mindset 
  • Able to adapt to changing priorities and requirements
  • Advantage: Experience building data platforms
  • Advantage: Prior experience working with Google Cloud Platform

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Newest MacBook models
  • Mental and emotional health support through the Mindletic app
  • Home office support: we provide IT workstation equipment and a personal budget of up to €540 for home workplace furniture
  • A daily lunch allowance
  • Private health insurance
  • Frequent team-building events
  • A personal monthly budget for shopping on Vinted
  • The opportunity to spend up to 90 days per year - 21 of which can be spent working outside of the EU - on workation
  • A dog-friendly office

Working at Vinted 

Individual Learning Budget

Vinted will set aside a yearly sum equal to 13.2% of your annual salary to be invested in your continuous professional development. You’ll be able to take the initiative to use it for covering relevant learning activities that benefit your role.

Hybrid Work

We’ve adopted a hybrid workplace model where 2 days in office are recommended but not enforced. It’s up to you and your team to decide on the exact days you’ll spend working together in person.

Equal Opportunity

The Vinted Group is committed to building an inclusive workplace where people from all walks of life feel a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, identities and life experiences. At Vinted, all applicants are treated fairly without regard to their race, age, religion or belief, sex, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

The salary range for this position is € 4,975 - € 8,842 gross per month.