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Senior Data Engineer (Experimentation Platform)



Data Science
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Senior Data Engineer
(Experimentation Platform)

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer, Experimentation, to join our Marketing & Marketplace Intelligence team, help bring our experimentation (A/B testing) to the next level, and enable thousands of experiments from our product and marketing teams. You will work with analytics tools, data quality, data discoverability, reporting solutions, data pipelines, data storage and more.

About GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is the globally leading marketplace for unforgettable travel experiences. Travelers use GetYourGuide to discover the best things to do in a destination. Since its founding in 2009, people from all over the world have booked more than 135 million tours, activities, and attraction tickets through GetYourGuide. Powered by a global team of over 800 travel experts and technologists, we are headquartered in Berlin and have 18 local offices around the world. Visit our careers website to learn more.

You will:

  • Design and implement features in our A/B experimentation platform with scalable and efficient data and software engineering practices.
  • Work to increase the experiments run by product and marketing teams, aiming to accelerate our learnings and minimize the time spent investigating and understanding the outcomes of our experiments.
  • Partner with product, engineering and data teams to understand ways to improve the platform and leverage it even further.

Who you are

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a data role (Data Engineering and adjacent areas) should include data warehousing and analytics tools, techniques and technologies (Spark, Kafka, Hive, Hadoop)
  • Data Engineering: previous experience organizing and querying data at scale.
  • Software Engineering: You have strong fundamentals in Computer Science and a polyglot mindset. Python (or Scala) is your language of choice, though you can migrate between various programming languages. Your passion is delivering clean code and investigating new tools, languages, and practices
  • A/B Experimentation: You worked developing an A/B experimentation platform in previous roles. You understand concepts like assignment, exposure, sample size, statistical significance and sequential testing. You are also comfortable talking and rationalizing with non-technical people about these
  • Business Experience: You possess the ability to prioritize and manage stakeholders; you are known for your excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Autonomy: Your mindset can be described as autonomous, proactive and customer-oriented. You own your projects
  • Teamwork: You firmly believe that a team is more than the sum of its members. Mentoring and sharing knowledge are fulfilling activities for you
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with backend technologies (e.g., databases, server-side languages)
  • Understanding or exposure to real-time systems (e.g., event-driven architectures streaming data)
  • Prior experience in a start-up environment

How we set you up for success:

  • Invest in your development with an annual personal growth budget
  • Create a comfortable workspace at home with an annual home office budget
  • Become a part of our success with virtual stock options
  • Enjoy flexibility with a hybrid work-from-home and telecommuting policy
  • Save on transportation costs with discounted public transportation tickets
  • Support your loved ones with generous maternity and paternity leave policies

And more...

We look forward to hearing from you

Unlock your full potential and join our mission to create unforgettable experiences for millions around the world. If you have the skills and passion for joining our team, we invite you to apply by submitting your CV/resume in English through the form below. Check out how we hire for tips and visibility into our process and check out life at GetYourGuide. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via

We are an equal opportunity employer

Our commitment is that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application.