Data & Analytics Engineer (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About the role
Taktile exists to create value for organizations through smarter and safer decisions at scale. Our goal is to become the world's leading software provider for automated decision-making in the financial services industry and, to date, our software has been used by our customers to power over 1,000,000 critical business decisions every day.
  • Taktile is based in Berlin, London and New York City.
  • Taktile was founded by machine learning and data science veterans with extensive experience building and running production ML in financial services.
  • Our team consists of engineers, entrepreneurs, and researchers with a diverse set of backgrounds. Some of us attended top universities such as Harvard, Oxford, and Stanford and some of us have no degree at all.
  • Our team has accumulated extensive work experience at leading tech companies such as Google, Amazon, and Meta, startups, and the enterprise software sphere
  • Our backers include Y Combinator, Index Ventures, and stellar angels such as the founders of Looker, GitHub, Mulesoft, Datadog, and UiPath.
We’re backed by some of the world’s leading investors and show great traction with scale-ups and large enterprises across the financial services and insurance industry. We are looking to build on this success by growing our sales team, professionalizing our go-to-market, and acquiring more customers.

That’s where you come in.

At Taktile, data is our lifeblood. As a Data & Analytics Engineer, you'll work closely with our go-to-market team to achieve our ambitious growth targets. Your mission? Build a state-of-the art growth engine with robust data pipelines, quality data models, and custom automations. Armed with both technical know-how and business acumen, you spearhead our move toward a scalable, data-driven go-to-market motion at Taktile.
If you are passionate about building data products that solve real business problems, boast a rock-solid foundation in Python and SQL, and thrive in a collaborative environment that nurtures personal and professional development, then we believe this role is tailor-made for you!


ABOUT YOU

  • You’re a tech-savvy and business-focused individual, which means that you care deeply about the underlying business problem and enjoy developing technical solutions that yield tangible impact.
  • You’re excellent at implementing automation scripts and data pipelines in Python.
  • You feel very comfortable navigating and deploying models and data pipelines within a cloud-native data stack (think AWS Lambda, S3, DBT, Snowflake)
  • You have an ownership mindset and you excel at engaging stakeholders throughout the entire process - from defining initial requirements to implementation and beyond, actively seeking feedback for ongoing enhancements.
  • You’re a humble individual with a growth mindset, exhibiting eagerness to acquire new skills, embrace emerging methodologies, and integrate best practices into our operations.
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English.
What You'll Do
  • Data Pipeline Development: Design, develop, and maintain robust and scalable data pipelines to efficiently load data from diverse sources into our data warehouse.
  • Data Modeling: Engage with stakeholders to deeply understand data requirements and collaboratively craft dimensional data models that not only meet these needs but also deliver tangible business value.
  • Data Activation: Spearhead the creation of lightweight automations and intuitive dashboards, empowering business stakeholders to derive immediate actionable insights from the data.
  • Collaboration: Forge strong collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams, including software engineers, product managers, and commercial stakeholders, ensuring alignment on data initiatives and driving collective success.
  • Documentation: Produce and uphold comprehensive documentation for data engineering processes, data models, and system architecture, fostering transparency and facilitating knowledge sharing across the organization.
  • Continuous Learning: Remain at the forefront of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in data engineering. Apply this knowledge proactively to enhance and evolve our data infrastructure, keeping it agile and future-proof.
Ideal, But Not Required
  • Experience with Docker and other DevOps tools like CI/CD, Terraform, etc.
  • Exposure to Machine Learning and statistical modeling.
  • Domain expertise in sales and marketing or the financial services industry.
Our Offer
  • Work with colleagues that lift you up, challenge you, celebrate you and help you grow. We come from many different backgrounds, but what we have in common is the desire to operate at the very top of our fields. If you are similarly capable, caring, and driven, you'll find yourself at home here
  • Make an impact and meaningfully shape an early-stage company
  • Experience a truly flat hierarchy and communicate directly with founding team members. Having an opinion and voicing your ideas is not only welcome but encouraged, especially when they challenge the status quo
  • Learn from experienced mentors and achieve tremendous personal and professional growth. Get to know and leverage our network of leading tech investors and advisors around the globe.
  • Receive a top-of-market equity and cash compensation package
  • Get access to a self-development budget you can use to e.g. attend conferences, buy books or take classes.
  • Use the equipment of your choice including meaningful home office set-up.
Our Stance
  • We're eager to meet talented and driven candidates regardless of whether they tick all the boxes.We're looking for someone who will add to our culture, not just fit within it. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underestimated and underrepresented in tech to apply
  • We seek to actively recognize and combat racism, sexism, ableism and ageism. We embrace and support all gender identities and expressions, and celebrate love in its many forms. We won't inquire about how you identify or if you've experienced discrimination, but if you want to tell your story, we are all ears
About us
Taktile exists to create value for organizations through smarter and safer decisions at scale. Our goal is to become the world's leading software provider for automated decision-making in the financial services industry and, to date, our software has been used by our customers to power over 1'000’000 critical business decisions every day.

 Taktile is based in Berlin, London and New York City. It was founded by machine learning and data science veterans with extensive experience building and running production ML in financial services. Our team consists of engineers, entrepreneurs, and researchers with a diverse set of backgrounds. Some of us attended top universities such as Harvard, Oxford, and Stanford and some of us have no degree at all. We have accumulated extensive work experience at leading tech companies, startups, and the enterprise software sphere. 

Our backers include Y Combinator, Index Ventures, and stellar angels such as the founders of Looker, GitHub, Mulesoft, Datadog and UiPath.
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