Senior Data Engineer

Trainline, London

We make train travel easy

Duration: Full-Time

Our Mission
Trainline is the leading independent rail and coach travel platform selling rail and coach tickets to millions of travellers worldwide.  Via our highly rated website and mobile app, people can seamlessly search, book and manage their journeys all in one place. We bring together millions of routes, fares and journey times from 270 rail and coach carriers across 45 countries.  We offer our customers the best price for their journey and smart, real time travel information on the go.  Our aim is to make rail and coach travel easier and more accessible, encouraging people to make more environmentally sustainable travel choices.
Over half of our staff are technologists, we're changing the way that people travel through the use of high quality software and technological innovation.

Data @ Trainline
Data is at the heart of what we do, creating data-driven products that both challenge and change how our customers travel and enable our Trainliners to make better and more informed decisions. The Data team comprises Data Scientists, Data Engineers, BI Engineers as well as Reporting and Marketing specialists.

As a Senior Data Engineer at Trainline you will... 
·       Use cutting edge Data technology to deliver world class Data applications 
·       Contribute and support the Technical / Architecture Direction of the team 
·       Work in a self-organised Agile team 
·       Question and shape the team’s direction 
Your qualifications
·       Thrive in a diverse, open and collaborative environment 
·       Have excellent knowledge of Scala  
·       Strong understanding of functional programming paradigms 
·       A consistent background in software development in high volume environments 
·       Worked with stream processing technologies (Kafka, Storm, AWS Kinesis, etc) 
·       Has worked with AWS in previous roles (including acronyms such AWS, EMR, ECS, EKS) 
 Our Technology Stack 
·       We use a variety of technologies at Trainline. Our core stack in Data is: 
·       Scala 
·       Kafka, Kafka Streams and KSQL 
·       AWS, S3, Parquet, Glue and EMR for our Data Lake 
·       Elasticsearch and Dynamodb 
·       Athena  
·       Knowledge of Clojure (optional) 
Our Culture
Everything begins with great people, as well as aptitude, we put a heavy emphasis on attitude.
Coaches Over Heroes
- We prioritise the focus on being one team over elevating the heroics of an individual, for us the true heroes are those individuals who are excellent at nurturing, coaching and generous in sharing their knowledge with others.
- Everything that we do takes into account the morale of every member of our team, their opportunities for growth and for participation in exciting challenges.
Mentoring and Learning
- We have a mentoring community that is constantly growing, we provide people with mentors or buddies from various teams.
- We hire awesome people capable of making smart decisions - empowerment is a great enabler of agility.

We value open expression at Trainline, we believe it’s the diversity of experience, backgrounds and perspectives of our employees that makes us who we are. We encourage everybody to play a part in changing the way people travel across the world.

About Trainline

We are a one-stop shop for train travel. Every day, we bring together routes, fares and journey times from train companies in 24 countries so our customers can easily buy train tickets and save time, hassle or money. We help our customers stay one step ahead so they don’t have to, from helping them buy the best ticket for their journey to giving them live, personalised travel information on the go via our app.

Want to learn more about Trainline? Visit Trainline's website.