Data Engineer (m/f/x)

 StepStone ·  18.09.2019 ·  Berlin ·  plista GmbH


plista is a global platform for data-driven native advertising in premium editorial environments and offers advertisers and publishers direct, single-source access to a broad portfolio of native solutions. With its proprietary real-time Recommendation Technology, plista is able to deliver both content and advertising that matches users’ individual interests – across all channels and devices. plista’s native ad formats stand out through their strong engagement character and enable advertisers to efficiently target audiences along the entire sales funnel. At the same time, thousands of premium publishers are working successfully with plista in order to achieve outstanding content monetization, increased website stickiness and sustainable traffic growth.

We are looking for a motivated Data Engineer (m/f/x) joining our team of enthusiastic system engineers. Our data infrastructure is currently handling more than 10.000 requests per second and processing more than 1 TB of data each hour. Your main focus will be harvesting cloud- and container technologies including queueing, streams, distributed systems and data infrastructure.

As an expert for clean code, design patterns and software engineering best practices, you will help your colleagues to further build our data infrastructure. Working with cutting edge open-source projects, you will have the opportunity to perfect your strong systems engineering skills like concurrency, scalability and performance. You will work in a friendly team atmosphere, use agile methods and have the chance to develop yourself professionally and personally.​​​​​​​


Build and collaborate on our multi-regional data infrastructure using technologies like AWS, Spark, Mesos, Docker, Airflow, Kafka, MySQL, Cassandra, HDFS and more

Build the technical platform for our Engineering teams to develop, deploy and connect data products

Provide the foundation to enable the generation of insights, reporting and adhoc-querying

Help move our services into a container-based cloud-native architecture

Understand and solve performance issues and faults from a low-level perspective



Evidence of excellent programming skills with successful completion of a university degree or similar education as well as relevant programming experience

Solid software engineering skills in Python, Scala and/or Java

Intricate knowledge of OOP, data structures, design patterns, clean coding practices, development standards and testing

Expertise in Linux systems

Ability to leverage Debugging and Profiling

Solid understanding of concurrent execution and parallel processing

A good understanding of cloud native applications and related open source technologies

Ability to deliver Cloud infrastructure architectures involving compute, storage, network, data and services

Knowledge of SQL, in particular the MySQL dialect and NoSQL data stores like Redis

Familiarity with modern development concepts such as continuous integration (CI/CD)

Experience with distributed computing (e.g. Spark) and cluster management systems such as Mesos/Kubernetes is a plus

Strong passion for sharing knowledge and professional self growth



Modern working environment

Flexible working hours

Extensive training and further education opportunities

Homeoffice option


What we offer


A committed and friendly team that is passionate about technology and media

Fast decision-making processes and an open company culture

Organizational mindfulness and a sustainable management

Healthy team lunch, beverages and fresh fruit daily

Company sports such as yoga & pilates

A family-friendly company with its own company daycare

Company events and trips

Great office in the heart of Berlin-Mitte with lots of space for creative work

Excellent development and career opportunities

Hacky Friday




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