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(Senior) Data Engineer (m/f/d)



Data Science
Munich, Germany
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023
Your mission
How you can contribute
As a crucial team member in engineering, you will shape our design decisions and address some of the most difficult technical challenges to build a cutting-edge software. This is a high impact role where you will be part of an amazing team, shape the product, and help us to deliver value to our customers.

  • Build and maintain our data stack that fuels insight generation for our customers
  • Connect to and ingest data from several customer ERP systems to feed our data models
  • Setup data pipelines to acquire, cleanse, validate, and transform data
  • Evaluate 3rd party data sources to augment customer data and increase business value
  • Interpret the results of your analysis and setup continuous monitoring to track value creation on customer side
  • Explore and choose tools for internal BI to enable data-driven decisions for sales and product development
  • Write clean and maintainable code with sensible testing so that you would enjoy taking over from a colleague
  • Do 1:1s, review code, leave the codebase better than you found it, and help everyone in the team to become better
  • Proactively communicate, document, and share your approach, progress, results, and challenges
  • Spread an engineering culture of quality, innovation, and ambition across the organization
Your profile
Let's talk about you!
Now you may wonder what experience and skills you need to bring to the table for the role. We believe that problem-solving, creativity, and drive are more important than anything else that can be picked up. However, the following references will give a guideline of what might be helpful.
  • You are familiar with different data storages and data warehouses, e.g. S3, Azure Blob Storage, AWS Redshift, Google Big Query, Snowflake, etc.
  • You can orchestrate tasks with Airflow, Prefect or other tools
  • You can build data pipelines, ingest data from different sources and know how to connect to 3rd party systems, e.g. through Airbyte
  • You are familiar with handling and exploring data sets using languages like SQL and Python with respective packages like PyArrow, duckdb, numpy, pandas, etc.
  • You know your way around data modeling, common data schemas, e.g. Star or Snowflake schema, and are familiar with fundamentals of databases
  • You have worked with and have set up a BI tool, e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, Metabase, and the likes
We know that perfect candidates don’t exist and thus don't have specific "minimum qualifications". We’d love to learn more about you and care about your motivation and drive to shape the industrial future with us.
About us
What we do
We are Tacto, a Munich-based startup with a mission to create digital, efficient, and sustainable supply chains. The European economic backbone, 90 thousand mid-sized industrial companies known as the ‘Mittelstand’, faces significant threats from supply chain disruptions and bureaucracy. Tacto is the answer: A supply chain operating system designed for mid-sized industrial organizations. Our AI-based software streamlines all procurement workflows, effortlessly ensures compliant and sustainable supply chains, and enables efficient material sourcing with optimal conditions.

Why it matters:
  • Powering the industry that builds the world: We create a new wave of innovation by lifting Europe’s industrial backbone with tens of millions of workers to the digital era
  • Enabling powerful business collaboration: We enable powerful collaboration among supplier networks as the basis for future economic growth
  • Saving resources in supply chains: We optimize the 50-80% of costs and emissions of physical products originating from suppliers to enhance sustainable growth
Why you should consider joining:
  1. Timing: Our product manages hundreds of millions of € of material to manufacture physical products from bread cutters to medical technology. The Industrial Mittelstand trusts us and we are ready to scale! Join us to shape the future of our organization & product!
  2. Top investors believe in us: We are supported by first-class investors such as Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures, Cherry Ventures, Visionaries Club, UVC Partners as well as the founders of Personio, GetYourGuide, Helsing & Forto. Join us to show them they invested wisely!
  3. Team: We are an interdisciplinary and international team that is highly motivated to succeed, but loves to laugh. Join us to grow personally as well as professionally, accelerated by our supportive culture that includes everyone.
  4. Impact: We are reshaping industrial procurement, which is the biggest value driver of manufacturing companies - there is no physical product in the world without procurement involved. Join us to future-proof the most important economic sector in Germany with over 10 million employees.
Why us:
Apart from the people, our culture, and mission, we offer you a workplace with above-average compensation and a high level of personal responsibility. It's important for us to create an environment in which you can grow professionally and personally.
  • Your vacation: 26 paid vacation days per year + christmas & silvester.
  • Your office: We embrace an office culture, and all our employees enjoy coming to our beautiful office at Königsplatz in Munich. However, you also have the flexibility to work remotely at times. Our guideline is 3-4 days in the office and 1-2 days working from home.
  • Your setup: Choose your preferred equipment and work environment – whether it's Mac, Windows, or Linux. We want you to feel comfortable.
  • Your team: We are growing and have fun together with team lunches, coffee dates, chess games, bouldering sessions, and more – everything is optional, no pressure.
  • Your safe space: We believe that a diverse workplace where different voices are heard makes us stronger.
  • Your health: We provide company health insurance (if you are new to the German work environment) and offer you a membership in the Urban Sports Club or Wellpass.