Data Platform Engineer - Tessenderlo, Belgium





Your future job

As a Platform Engineer at Melexis, you will be a key player in building our future data architecture and in realising a multitude of data and infrastructure related projects. You 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.

Your profile

  • You have a bachelor or master degree in IT (or equivalent by experience) with preferably at least 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • You have experience with infrastructure automation, preferably using terraform.
  • You know how to use Git and version control.
  • You can build CI/CD pipelines to ensure continuous integration, delivery and deployment.
  • You have practical knowledge with various coding/scripting languages including python and bash.
  • You have affinity with data 
  • You enjoy using Linux to do your programming.
  • Familiarity with Databricks and Apache Airflow is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as Google Cloud and AWS is an advantage.
  • You are passionate about automation (Terraform, …) and building practical solutions that make the life of others and yourself easier.
  • You are a creative thinker and like to design out of the box solutions to solve a number of problems.
  • You are results, customer and quality oriented.
  • You have excellent communication skills in English.
  • Above all, you like to have fun.

We offer

  • A challenging job in a dynamic high-tech international environment.
  • A wonderful diverse team of 9 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

About Us

Melexis engineers microelectronic solutions. These solutions facilitate the work of our customers. By easy integration. By taking innovation one step further. By providing a competitive advantage.

Our technology makes cars and other products smarter, safer and greener. Our sensors capture data from the analog world and comprehend these data digitally. Our drivers make sure customers can bring their products to life. As we always have a plan, we come with the right products at the right moment so our customers stay one step ahead of the competition. That’s what we call inspired engineering.

Our people are and make the difference. Melexis creates a framework for colleagues to grow, thrive and create impact for themselves, the customer and the company. Because we care, we empower and we excel. We believe in the power of diversity. Spread over 3 continents, 1900 colleagues from 50 nationalities shape the best imaginable future. Melexis never labels humans according to gender, age, nationality or religion. We simply welcome new colleagues based on fundamental criteria like competencies, performance record and potential. That’s how we inspire and get inspired by people.

Diversity & inclusion

Melexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.