Data Platform Engineer
Big data and analytics

At Metyis we are looking for data platform engineers at all levels of experience to help us growing our data function. As a Data Platform Engineer you will drive and implement the strategy, tactics and technologies to grow and evolve our data platform, that is collecting, processing and proving data from a variety of sources and used across the entire business.

Who we are 

We are Metyis. We are a dynamic and forward-thinking consultancy firm that operates across a wide range of industries, creating solutions that are tailored to specific needs. We bring long-lasting impact and growth to our partners and clients.  

With our multidisciplinary teams we create bold strategies and innovative solutions that are tailored to our client’s needs and help them capitalizing opportunities. Together we strive to bring long-lasting impact and celebrate collective victories. 

At Metyis we share and entrepreneurial mind-set, a compelling passion to create and, more importantly, a firm belief in our partnership-driven business model. This is embedded in our culture and safeguarded as we evolve. Our team counts over 450 ambitious professionals with various backgrounds, spread over several continents. Our work environment unifies creative problem-solving and strategic thinking. We provide resources to visionaries who understand the direction that the world is moving. Tomorrow’s world is data-driven. It is digital. It is international.  

Become part of the journey, become part of Metyis. Partners for impact. 

What you will do 

As a Data Platform Engineer you will be responsible for setting up, maintaining and owning the design of new cloud-based infrastructures, dimensioning the required computational and storage resources for hosting our data platforms. You will also be part of the decision-making process of choosing the best data analytics platforms in order to maximize the value of any analytical solution to be developed.  


  • Implement highly available and scalable database instances across multiple data centers using different technologies like MySQL, Kafka, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, MS SQL and many other platforms. 

  • Work with engineering teams to design optimized schemas to ensure data consistency and reliability. 

  • Author new automation tools to improve on speed and quality of our systems. 

  • Own the technical vision and roadmap for our data platform to meet the data needs of different stakeholders across multiple business units. 

  • Partner with a product owner to develop a product vision and roadmap. 

  • Partner with Data Engineers and Scientists to ensure the most scalable and optimal data processes and thus leverage on our data platform. 

  • Manage daily operations for the Data Platform team, including projects, priorities, and user requests (with the help from a scrum master / agile coach). 

What you’ll bring  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proven experience configuring and maintaining big-data ecosystems (e.g. Airflow, HDFS, Hive, Kafka, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Snowflake).

  • Proven experience in database administration (e.g. SQL and NoSQL Databases).

  • Proven experience working in a cloud environment (e.g. Azure, Google Cloud Platform or AWS Webservices). 

  • Proven experience designing and implementing infrastructures to support data platforms. (e.g. Data warehouses, Data lakes, Data Mesh).

  • Familiarity with monitoring and alerting tools. 

  • Excellent at communicating in spoken and written English.

  • Solid proficiency in communicating with both technical and management levels. 

  • Able to adapt to changing priorities and requirements. 

Nice to have:

  • Expertise in SRE, DevOps, Lean, TPS, TOC or similar disciplines, paradigms and systems. 

  • Experience or at least knowledge of infrastructure as code. (e.g. Terraforms). 

  • Experience in designing a data mesh-based system. 

  • Willingness to travel for business meetings, as required.  

What we offer 

  • Opportunity to accelerate the pace of digitalization & ecommerce growth through advanced technology, business intelligence and analytics. 

  • Driving high-impact insights enhancing decision making across the entire organization. 

  • Driving brand equity and digital sales through enhanced digital experiences. 

  • Interaction with senior business and ecommerce leaders on regular basis to drive their business towards impactful change.

  • Become part of a fast growing international and diverse team.  

Apply to this positionWe are constantly looking for talented individuals who wish to become part of and help expand our platform.

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