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Senior Data Engineer

Berlin, GermanyProduct

Job description

Permanent role, full-time | Berlin | Hybrid  

Who are we?

Kittl isn't just another design platform; we're here to transform the way creators work. Since day one, our mission has been clear: make designing easy and intuitive and present a real competitor to cumbersome professional-grade tools. Kittl has already attracted over 1 million users and facilitated the creation of more than 10 million designs.

Our growth relies on two things: our talented team and our relentless focus on execution. Our diverse crew of 30+ from 12+ countries drives our global impact. As we expand, we're searching for smart minds who love crafting great products, rethinking norms, and simplifying complexity. Join one of the hottest start-ups in graphic design and enjoy a very open, transparent, and performance-driven company culture with a fast and agile development cycle.

Your role at Kittl

You will be responsible for the whole data platform at Kittl. You will have an enormous impact on Kittl's future by building and maintaining modern data infrastructure, helping business users define KPIs and implementing them in our reporting, being the first go-to person on data insights for marketing, product and C-management.

What you'll do

  • Act as a sparring partner for business users and collaborate with our analytics lead to generate more business insights

  • Take complete ownership of the data platform from the idea generation, requirement gathering and successful implementation

  • Own integration of new data sources into our data warehouse, design and implementation of high-performant and scalable data models on well-defined standards and methodology

  • Collaborate with our software engineers to design needed events for product understanding and data gathering

  • Proactively explore and leverage new technologies to improve our processes

  • Drive data quality and governance and monitoring standards to ensure data is correct, consistent and reliable

  • Experience in data modelling and data warehousing concepts and creating code-based ELT pipelines - from raw data you generate optimized models with an eye towards performance and maintainability

Job requirements

What you'll need

  • Strong SQL skills - you can generate insights with efficient SQL

  • Required experience with
    • cloud Data Warehouse (Snowflake/Bigquery)

    • extraction tools (Stitch/Fivetran/Airbyte)

    • reporting solutions (Metabase/Looker/Tableau etc)

    • transformation layer (dbt) and scheduling (Airflow, Jenkins)

    • GitHub and best practices in CI/CD methodologies and testings

    • Tracking tools (GA/GTM)

  • A plus would be experience with
    • product/tracking analytics tools (Mixpanel, Posthog)

    • A/B test methodologies and tools for it

    • API development

    • python (scripting & data wrangling & visualization) skills

    • Stripe API

  • Good communication to share complex ideas with business and engineering teams in a simple language and a team player who would support Kittl’s team in data requests

  • Ability to prioritise and structure work or ask for support if help is needed


  • Urban Sports Club membership discount
  • Mobility benefit: monthly public transport (BVG) ticket fully covered by the company
  • 30 vacation days per year for all employees
  • An allowance of 10 weeks per year of fully remote work from anywhere in the world, as long as you maintain core working hours (12 pm to 5 pm CET)
  • You'll be working with a truly product-led company with PM's, engineers and designers at the heart of the company
  • We’re a well-equipped start-up that recently raised its Series A round, can get all the tech equipment you need!
  • We have a hybrid setup with office and work-from-home days so that we can foster a nice culture and in-person collaboration when needed
  • Core working hours are 12 pm to 5pm, with the rest of your working time being flexible so you can work in a style that suits you best (early riser or a night owl)
  • Regular team events and offsite

🌈 At Kittl, we embrace diversity and value every team member's unique background, identity, and experience. We're all about respect, honesty, and inclusivity. Together, we create a safe and supportive work environment where everyone thrives. Join us on this exciting journey of making our company and product even better!

Berlin, Germany