Senior Software Engineer Data Platform


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We're a leading online reviews platform, free and open to all. Our mission is to be a universal symbol of trust. We are well on our way - but there's still an exciting journey ahead of us. Do you want to join us?

Everyone in Trustpilot wants to work with our Data Platform team. Our numerous engineering teams, data analysts, analytics developers and machine learning engineers all need what we own - Trustpilots data. The Data Platform team creates scalable, empowering solutions that ensure Trustpilot's data gets from the Data Platform to all our Trusties. Our work is crucial in making Trustpilot one of the fastest-growing online companies in Europe.

We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Data Platform team.

It's essential that you have Python and/or Java experience. You'll have experience with AWS and/or GCP, and the know-how to wrangle infrastructure using code. You'll be adept with SQL, and have experience with relational and NoSQL databases.

Data Platform uses Apache Airflow, Kafka, Beam, BigQuery, Druid, MongoDB and Dynamodb. It's a bonus if you have experience with any of these technologies. If not, we would still love you to get in contact if you:

  • Are an excellent and established engineer with demonstrable technical aptitude
  • Understand, demonstrate and advocate best practices with regard to automation, documentation and Infrastructure as Code
  • Have a voracious appetite for learning
  • Are dogged and determined when challenges present themselves
  • Want to be a Big Data SME
  • If these characteristics describe you, please get in touch!

In your role, you will:

  • Design, implement, deliver and manage highly scalable solutions based on modern cloud-based architectures by seamlessly switching between writing code and maintaining Data Platforms infrastructure
  • Relentlessly advocate and implement best practices which continuously improve our existing solutions
  • Scale, maintain, upgrade and improve our services to meet an increasing global demand
  • Participate in introducing new technologies and ways of working to keep us well ahead of our market
  • Mentor other Engineers to be as good as you already are

It would be great if you are/have:

  • A strong foundation in building robust and scalable Big Data solutions on AWS or GCP (batch and streaming)
  • Able to demonstrate a deep internal understanding of managing and optimizing core data infrastructure (i.e. BigQuery, Airflow, Kafka, NoSQL and SQL databases) beyond just writing ETL pipelines, ideally using Python
  • Understanding of Data Governance best practices and tools
  • Comfortable with automation and DevOps methodologies (i.e. CI/CD, Infrastructure as Code, Observability)
  • Experience with modern cloud architectures (serverless, event-driven), Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with analytical and critical thinking skills, combined with the ability to present your ideas clearly and compellingly in both verbal and written form
  • Experienced in communicating closely with users and other technical teams.
  • Familiar with agile ways of working
  • Ability to be pragmatic, get things done, and quickly pick up new tools and technologies
  • Motivation to deliver quality results in an agile, collaborative, ever-evolving environment
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
  • Experience designing and building serverless/event-driven architectures, REST APIs
  • Interest in the latest trends and technologies in Big Data (i.e. Data Mesh, DBT)
  • Managing a Druid cluster is a plus
  • A strong foundation in building robust and scalable Big Data solutions on AWS or GCP (batch and streaming)

Our teams:

A group of motivated engineers working in cross-functional teams while still enjoying the close-knit community within the Research & Development organization, where we share knowledge. With a wide variety of cultures in our team, we get to enjoy many different viewpoints, and our talks are always lively and fun.

You will also have regular 1-on-1s with your manager, where you will be able to work on your personal growth and development, by setting clear goals, receiving actionable feedback and discussing possible learning resources and opportunities.

Some relevant technologies and services we use:

  • AWS - Lambda, Kinesis, Step Functions, ECS, EC2, S3, MSK, SNS, SQS
  • GCP - BigQuery, Dataflow, GCS, Pub/Sub, Cloud Composer (Airflow), BigTable, Cloud SQL, Vertex AI, Dataplex
  • Python, Java, TypeScript
  • MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis, OpenSearch, Aurora, Postgres
  • Docker, Kubernetes
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We offer:

  • Attractive salary plus eligibility for bonus based on company KPIs
  • "20% time", where you have the opportunity to innovate yourself and learn new things
  • A varied workday in a positive, can-do team
  • High aspirations for technology as well as deliveries
  • Technology-agnosticism: use the best tools for the job
  • Budget for training and learning
  • Team building & Events
  • Two (paid) volunteering days a year to spend your time giving back to the causes that matter to you and your community


  • To apply for this position, please submit your CV telling us why you think you'd be great for this job.
  • If you have questions, please feel free to contact our Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, Helle Gundersen at


About Trustpilot

At Trustpilot, we're passionate about our mission to offer a free and open to all review platform, built on collaboration. For consumers, we're a place to connect with and influence businesses. For companies, we're a platform for progress; a way to improve and innovate by engaging and collaborating with consumers. Working here is an opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated people in a rapidly growing, fast-paced and agile environment.

With vibrant office locations all around the world and over 40 nationalities, we're proud to be an equal opportunity workplace with diverse perspectives and ideas. We work hard every day, but we also take the time to catch up with colleagues over a game of ping-pong, a cup of coffee or maybe grab a beer after work.

Trustpilot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Trustpilot is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Trustpilot are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Trustpilot will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Trustpilot encourages applicants of all ages.

Trustpilot is a global company and our data practices are designed to ensure that your personally identifiable information is appropriately protected. Please note that your personal information will be transferred, accessed and stored globally as necessary for the uses and disclosures stated in our Privacy Policy.

Company name: Trustpilot
Remote job title: Senior Software Engineer Data Platform
Job tags: saas / subscription, business services, retail

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