Senior Data Engineer


Target is currently seeking a senior data engineer. As a senior data engineer you will work on projects that we carry out for our local, national and international clients.

What is expected of you?

Target regularly processes large-scale data sets for answering complex questions. Through your experience in setting up pipeline processing and distributed and parallel computing, you help the team to process this data as efficiently as possible and thus come to a suitable solution for our customers. It is important that you keep abreast of the different technologies that you have available and that you know how to make the right choices.

The technology you are going to work with?

Our data engineers work with the following technologies on a daily basis:

  • Python (Numpy, Dask, Airflow)
  • SQL and NoSQL databases (Cassandra, ElasticSearch)
  • Salt stack
  • Linux

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone with the following characteristics:

  • A completed relevant higher professional education or higher
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in building data processing pipelines, parallel computing and interaction with scalable infrastructure
  • Knowledge of various types of databases and able to choose the most efficient variant within a project
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Python
  • Experience with deployment and configuration management is an advantage (for example with Saltstack, puppet, docker or mesos)
  • High degree of independence
  • Enthusiastic about ETLs, parallel computing and code optimization and a general interest in new technologies

Job offer

  • 32 hours or more
  • Location Groningen and Eindhoven
  • Immediately

What do we offer?

Working on challenging and varied projects in the field of data storage, analysis and AI / Machine Learning
A fun, driven and entrepreneurial team with an informal atmosphere
Lots of personal responsibility and room to research and introduce new techniques
Tasty coffee (really!), Hobby evenings, lectures, drinks and socializing
Who are we?
Target develops cool applications focused on large-scale data storage and processing with AI and Machine Learning. We work for large national and international customers with interesting data issues. By solving this, we optimize their core tasks and we actually add value to their operation. Because we arrange our own hosting, we can properly arrange information security and our customers entrust their “gold” to us.

You work with backend engineers, frontend developers, and machine learning engineers on a daily basis. In addition, we regularly organize knowledge sessions on various topics, drinks and other activities.




Apply directly


Are you interested in a job as a Senior Data Engineer? Then please send us your CV with a short motivation by mail to Marjolein.
Looking for more information about the job? Please contact us on 050-211 04 50.