DataOps Engineer - Tessenderlo, Belgium






As a DataOps engineer at Melexis, you are a key player in building our future data architecture and in realising a multitude of data and infrastructure related projects. You are or will become an expert in data infrastructure and be part of the team responsible for: 
  • Designing and developing our state-of-the-art hybrid cloud data infrastructure
  • Introduce and document best practices to ensure continuous improvement in the field of data analytics
  • Automating as many stages of our data flows as possible including integrations between platforms and services, building reusable pipelines, developing and maintaining our common code packages
  • Gathering and modelling various metrics (cost, job duration, concurrent usage, …) that describe our platforms and data flows
  • Identifying and optimising bottlenecks and performance liabilities in our services and data flows
  • Communicate implementations and improvements to internal customers (data engineering, BI,  end users) and set up feedback loops to discuss additional requirements and needs

Who are you? 

  • A bachelor or master degree in IT (or equivalent by experience) with preferably at least 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • You are passionate about automation and building practical solutions that make the life of others and yourself easier
  • Experience in infrastructure automation, preferably using terraform
  • Technical knowledge or experience in Git and version control
  • Technical knowledge or experience in building CI/CD pipelines to ensure continuous integration, delivery and deployment 
  • Practical knowledge in Python, SQL and/or Bash
  • Data modeling experience and knowledge of data warehouses, data lakes and databases 
  • Familiarity with Databricks and Apache Airflow is an advantage 
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as Google Cloud and AWS is an advantage
  • Above all, you like to have fun 

What do we offer? 

  • A challenging and impactful position a dynamic high-tech international environment. 
  • A wonderful diverse team of 7 people
  • The opportunity to take ownership of your professional passion in order to contribute to the success of the company
  • An enjoyable, team-oriented and professional atmosphere in a flat-structured organisation
  • Versatile development opportunities
  • Hybrid way of working