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Data Engineer m/f/t

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Commercial IT, Essen, Germany (DE), London or Swindon, United Kingdom (GB)

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your future plans

Playing an integral part of our business – we know the value of data.

As part of a company wide Data & Analytics initiative, RWE Supply & Trading is aiming to develop a cloud-based platform and infrastructure, capable of cleaning, transforming and efficiently storing data, running on-demand as well as scheduled models, and integrating with pre-existing technology. In addition, an intuitive user interface needs to be developed where trading desks can host their custom dashboards and tools, and also benefit from shared access to universal tools onboarded by all trading desks and the wider company.


How to lead on best practice and think beyond.

  • Take full ownership to design, implement and maintain optimal data pipeline infrastructure including parsing, cleansing and wrangling of diverse and large datasets
  • Manage rapid prototyping and implementation of solutions aiding the trading activities
  • Build processes and automated workflows that support data transformation as well as tools for handling various data types
  • Develop and operate analytical models together with Data Scientists and Analysts
  • Support colleagues to up-skill on Data Engineering techniques and train them to multiply knowledge across the teams
  • Be the responsible contact person for maintaining data sets and associated meta data (data steward)


Your powerful skills

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency in Python, R and other data science technologies and understanding of other programming languages (preferably C# and Java)
  • Proficiency with distributed compute platforms such as Spark, Dask or Hadoop
  • Proven knowledge in working with timeseries and forecast data, ideally for energy trading
  • Experience with AWS (Sagemaker, EC2, S3, Lambda, EMR, etc.) and Container technology
  • Skills in web development stacks (MEAN, LAMP, Django, Flask etc.) and CI/CD tools
  • Experience of implementing and working with data catalogues, metadata management and data virtualisation is highly desirable
  • Understanding of Tableau and experience with embedding Tableau dashboards in web apps
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Willingness to travel between RWE Supply & Trading’s European offices, located in Essen, Swindon and London


If you can tick the majority of the boxes above, then apply now. What we value most is passion, willingness to learn and a determined and resilient work ethic.


Benefits you can rely on

This business led project gives you the opportunity to shape the commercial business from an IT perspective! Right from the beginning you’ll be making a difference within your team and this will be supplemented by a variety of comprehensive on the job learning.


In addition, we offer you the following:

  • You are working in one of the most interesting business contexts, a mixture of energy supply, trading and of course IT
  • Working in an agile team on things which matter
  • Competitive salary plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Open and diverse company culture


Come join our world of energy trading & data.


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Any questions? Janina Müller (Recruiting), T: +49 201 5179-1241

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE Supply & Trading GmbH has around 1,600 employees from 45 countries and is the international trading house for RWE. We are active on Europe’s largest energy trading floor in Essen as well as in London, New York and Prague. On growth markets outside Europe, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, we are the hub for electricity, gas, biomass, raw materials and emission certificates. We provide large industrial companies and trading partners with energy supply solutions and risk management concepts. We also ensure commercial optimisation of the RWE power stations, operate storage for natural gas and market renewable energy generated by RWE Renewables. Our innovative solutions pave the way to the future of energy – and to a sustainable life.

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