Madrid - Spain Data Platform Engineer


Descripción del puesto

Is it a thrilling opportunity in a dynamic environment which is constantly evolving what you are currently looking for?

Are you curious to see how a company that operates in the Insurance sector provides a great experience at a great price to its customers using cutting-edge technologies to create and sell its products? Then, we are happy to inform you that you have just got a ticket to the fast lane!

IT technology lies at the very core of everything we do and our Engineering and Product departments are composed of passionate and innovative people who never stop learning and developing their skills employing the latest stacks and methodologies.

At Prima, you could take on a whole new challenge. As part of our global community, you’d be in the driving seat of your career; learning and growing with a top-tier team around you. Prima is a place where no matter who you are or what your role is — your voice is valued. 

Back in 2015, we embarked on a mission: to provide great value car insurance that is designed for everyone. And we’ve come a long way, we’ve created a culture where we can fuel each other’s success. But we need your expertise, as we steer things in a new and exciting direction. 

You’re probably thinking… ‘That sounds pretty good’. We agree. 

As well as great colleagues and engaging projects, there are loads of ways we can help you do the best work of your life. We’ve shaped our offering to place a focus on wellbeing, autonomy and development. We see benefits as the fuel that will empower you to succeed, if you decide to embark on this journey with us. 

🤸🏽‍♂️ Working in a way that works for you We believe in work-life balance and flexibility. Whether you like working from the office, home or a mixture of both. We’ll help you find a balance that works best for you. We even have a policy that means you can work from any location for 30 days a year. We trust you to steer us forward. 

🏁 The freedom to explore the possibilities We may move fast at Prima, but we move together. We’re invested in your growth; so we’ll give you access to a teaching and learning marketplace. And you’ll have regular sessions with your manager to establish a personal growth plan. 

🌈 Our winning formula: happy and high-performing From private medical insurance to discounted gym memberships and wellbeing initiatives: we’re here to support you. We know how important your health and well-being is, so we’ll go the extra mile to help you when we can.

If it sounds like we’ve got something that’s up your street, let’s see if you’ve got the skills we’re looking for!

As a Data (Platform) Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing, building, and maintaining the data infrastructure that powers our organization's data-driven initiatives. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including software engineers, data scientists, data engineers, and stakeholders from various domains, to understand their data requirements and translate them into scalable and efficient data platform solutions. Your expertise in data engineering, cloud technologies, and software development will be essential in driving innovation and enabling efficient data processing and analytics at scale.

As a Data (Platform) Engineer, you will be in charge of:
· Building a data platform as part of the Data Mesh paradigm, a key component of Prima's data strategy.
· Developing reusable technology and solutions that enable teams to ingest, store, transform, and serve their own data products.
· Managing and optimising cloud-based data infrastructure utilising Infrastructure-as-Code principles. Implementing monitoring, alerting, and automation solutions to ensure the reliability and performance of the data platform.
· Implementing data security best practices and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA). Implementing access controls, encryption, and other security measures to protect sensitive data.
· Embracing continuous learning and experimentation to stay updated on emerging technologies, from testing open-source tools to engaging in community-building activities like Meetups. Your passion for staying at the forefront of the field will drive your journey.


· Strong programming skills in Python (Scala is a plus). Proficient in software engineering best practices.
· Expert in batch, distributed data processing, and near real-time streaming data pipelines with technologies like Kafka, Flink, Spark, etc. Experience in Databricks is a plus.
· Experience in Data Lake / Big Data Analytics platform implementation with cloud-based solution; AWS preferred.
· Proficiency in implementing and maintaining data pipeline orchestration solutions like Argo Workflows, Apache Airflow, or others.
· Expertise with RDBMS, Data Warehousing, Data Modelling with relational SQL (Redshift, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases.
· Proficiency in DevOps, CI/CD pipeline management, and expertise in Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) deployment industry-best practices.

Nice to have

· Experience in integrating data quality tooling and technologies seamlessly into the self-serve platform, enabling automated data profiling, anomaly detection, and validation checks. Familiarity with frameworks like Great Expectations, Soda, or others is a plus.
· Implementing Data Governance practices, including tool selection, configuration, and deployment for metadata management, data lineage, cataloging, and policy enforcement. Familiarity with frameworks like Atlan, Collibra, or others is a plus.​​
· Experience with Docker and Kubernetes for containerization and orchestration, enabling efficient deployment and scaling of data platform components in a containerized environment.
· Experience managing and optimising AWS Redshift.
· Experience working with data transformation frameworks like dbt, sqlmesh, or others.
Prima is a community made up of talented and ambitious individuals. We offer equal employment of any kind based on race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or other protected personal characteristics, as defined by national laws.

If it sounds like we’d be a good fit for each other, join us in the fast lane!



Posibilidad 100% remoto
Madrid -Spain
Función del puesto
permanent employment