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Data Engineer (f/m/d)

Kolibri Games


Kolibri Games, a mobile games developer from Berlin, is seeking a Data Engineer to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing data pipelines, building automated tests and monitoring solutions, and creating a scalable data platform. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in a related field, experience with Python or similar programming language, and knowledge of best software engineering practices. Kolibri Games offers a competitive salary, learning budget, flexible working hours, and other benefits such as equipment, health and fitness, and company holidays. They are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diversity.

Job description

We are Kolibri Games - a mobile games developer from Berlin. We believe that with the best people, we can make games that players will enjoy for years to come.

Our games have defined the idle genre, and bring enjoyment to hundreds of millions of players all around the world. This is possible due to the talented people who make us who we are. ‘Kolibris’, as we call ourselves, are on a mission to continue making great games and we're looking for new talent to join our team. We strive to offer you a fair recruitment process and a great candidate experience, as well as a friendly environment to work in, with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.

Data Engineer (f/m/d)
Data technology in gaming is at the forefront of innovation - we handle billions of data events per month -  and you’re here to keep us at that level. By bringing your expertise to the table, you will help us identify software, infrastructure, and architecture to ensure that our Data Platform is always on the bleeding edge.

You will work directly with the Data Platform Team and Embedded Data Users to ensure that our data is always available, trustworthy, and useful. You will evangelize performance, efficiency, and reliability- ensuring that data driven decisions contribute significantly towards making Kolibri Games the most player centric game studio in the world.


    • Architect and design data pipelines that can handle billions of data events per month;
    • Implement different streaming and batch use cases for all of our games;
    • Build automated tests and monitoring solutions to guarantee high data quality and make sure that stakeholders can work with trustworthy data;
    • Create a scalable data platform to ensure the handling of greater workloads efficiently;
    • Work closely with data scientist to efficiently deploy machine learning models;
    • Come up with ideas and compare different technologies to improve our cutting-edge stack;

Required skills

    • 1-3 Years experience in a related field (gaming, advertising, analytics, technology, data, or business intelligence)
    • Experience with Python (or similar programing language) and knowledge of best software engineering practices;
    • Previous experience using Data Visualization Tools such as; Looker, Tableau or similar;
    • Strong SQL-like analytical skills in an enterprise data environment;
    • Solid understanding of data warehouse and business intelligence tools;
    • Previous experience working with data warehouse workflow tools like dbt.

Desirable skills

    • Experience extracting data from third-party APIs;
    • Love to automate things;
    • You assist customers with onboarding, training and usability efforts;
    • A detailed analytical mindset, mixed with a high degree of problem-solving skills.
Kolibri Games is an equal opportunity employer. We come from 40 different countries and many different backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.

We are an international studio, so don’t forget to send in your application in English. Although it is not mandatory, we always appreciate a cover letter stating your motivation to join us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Your Benefits – We’re game to support you

Competitive Salary - We believe that top performers should receive top payment
Learning Budget - We believe in learning. A generous personal learning budget to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops and attending conferences. We also offer in-house training such as coding and German classes
Flexible Working Hours and Home Office – We believe in a good work-life balance
Equipment - State-of-the-art technical equipment, including laptops and phones, which may also be used in your free time
Health and Fitness - We pay a contribution towards a monthly gym membership or a fitness activity
Relocation - Relocation support to help you move to Berlin
Pension - Opportunity to save for your pension tax-free

Bonus Level – We love to have a good time, too

Food and Drinks - Fresh fruits to keep you healthy and fresh coffee to keep you alert. We also have a fully stocked fridge with Smoothies, Coke, Club Mate, beer etc
Parties and Team Events - Apart from our regular parties, BBQs and movie nights we also have a team event budget you can use to buy games or sports equipment to make working here even more fun
Company Holidays - Every year we go on an amazing company holiday to relax and bond as a team
Friday Celebrations - Company-provided dinner and drinks on Friday afternoons

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Location: Berlin, Germany

Country: Germany

Date found: 2023-04-29

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