Senior Data Engineer

Lviv, Ukraine

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Posted 1 week ago

Very Good Security (“VGS”) was founded by highly successful repeat entrepreneurs and is backed by world-class investors like Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, and Visa. We are building an amazing global team spread across four cities. As a young and growing company, we are laser-focused on delighting our customers and hiring talented and entrepreneurial-minded individuals. 
We’re looking for a Senior Data Engineer with an equal flair for creative problem solving, new technologies enthusiasm, and desire to contribute to product development.


  • Design, implement and operate large-scale, high-volume, high-performance data structures for analytics and data science.
  • Implement data ingestion routines both real time and batch using best practices in data modeling, ETL/ELT processes by leveraging various technologies and big data tools.
  • Gather business and functional requirements and translate these requirements into robust, scalable, operable solutions with a flexible and adaptable data architecture.
  • Collaborate with engineers to help adopt best practices in data system creation, data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation.
  • Collaborate with data analysts and scientists to create fast and efficient algorithms that exploit our rich data sets for optimization, statistical analysis, prediction, clustering and machine learning.
  • Help continually improve ongoing reporting and analysis processes, automating or simplifying self-service modeling and production support for customers.
  • Oversee junior team members activities and help with their professional grows.


  • 5+ years of software development experience, ideally at a product company.
  • 3+ years of experience building and supporting scalable as well as fault-tolerant batch, streaming, real-time and/or near-real-time data pipelines. 
  • 3+ years experience with one or more data-flow programming frameworks such as   Apache Beam,  Flink,  Argo, Airflow, Prefect, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of data modeling experience with both relational and NoSQL databases
  • Hands-on experience with data warehouses, preferably AWS Redshift
  • Expert knowledge of SQL and Python. 
  • Ability to work independently to deliver well-designed, high-quality, and testable code on time.
  • Capable of mentoring more junior developers.
  • English - upper-intermediate / advanced

Would be a plus:

  • Working with big data ecosystem tools such as:
  • - Singer, Airbyte, etc.- Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis- Kafka Streams, Streamz, Storm 2.0, etc.- Apache Hive, Spark, Iceberg, Presto, AWS Athena, etc.- Protobuf/Thrift- PostgreSQL
  • Understanding and hands-on experience with Kubernetes
  • Open source projects on GitHub

What’s in it for you:

  • Silicon Valley Experience;
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation and 2 weeks of days off+sick leaves;
  • Corporate retreats;
  • Paid lunches and parking;
  • Covering professional learning: conferences, trainings, and other events;
  • Sports activities compensation;
  • English Speaking Club with native speakers;
  • Medical insurance;
  • VGS stock options.
Job tags: Airflow AWS Big Data Data pipelines ETL Kafka Kubernetes Machine Learning NoSQL Open Source Python Redshift Security Spark SQL
Job region(s): Europe
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