Senior Data Engineer (M/F)

July 25, 2022


SESAMm SESAMm ( extracts behavioral insights from millions of unstructured text data sources across the public internet in over 100 languages, helping clients distill valuable intelligence on businesses and their customers to make investment decisions and manage risk.  We work with many well-known firms around the world in private equity, investment banking, insurance, and asset management to apply Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence algorithms to track e-reputation, competitive positioning, sentiment analysis, risk and ESG factors. SESAMm is growing quickly, with over 90 team members around the globe and offices in Paris, New York, London, Metz, Tunis, and Tokyo. Key technologies: Alternative Data, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Quantitative Analysis.   The Senior Data Engineer Role As a Senior Data Engineer, you will build and scale data components to key SESAMm products, such as raw data ingestion pipeline, job scheduling and ETL design/optimization, optimize the migration the Product Data Platform toward cloud or on-premise solutions, and setup the best data development practices for other tech members. Communicate the work of your team with weekly updates. You will be joining a rapidly expanding team early in its growth cycle, which means you will have an opportunity to shape the team’s culture. Key Activities ❖ Design and implement best data pipeline for our Text-based products (ingestion, processing, exposition) : Test and design state-of-the-art data ingestion pipelines Implement efficient streaming services ❖ Lead the acquisition of new data sources For each new data source, describe its feasibility and potential Integrate the new data into the datalake ❖     Develop data request tooling for Data Scientists and Technical teams Ease the new data request engine Optimize current queries ❖ Implement and maintain critical data systems Process and integrate data in new databases or datalake Ensure maintainability and create update systems Used technologies : Spark, AWS-EMR, SQL, MongoDB, SageMaker, Athena, Step Functions... An excellent level of English proficiency, very good interpersonal skills and strong motivation are required. The candidate will need to demonstrate autonomy and innovation in the face of a constantly changing environment. The list of tasks described is not necessarily exhaustive and may be modified according to the constraints of the company and the evolution of its needs.   Desired Background and Skills Education Engineering school/university with specialization in IT, software engineering or data science. Other types of profiles are welcome to apply as long as they have significant IT experience Experience At least 5 years of experience in data engineering with a successful implementation of a cloud-based data processing pipeline Skills Good understanding of different databases and data storage technologies  Very good knowledge of distributed computing systems, such as Spark, on a stand-alone and cluster-basis Good knowledge of cloud computing systems, such as AWS, GCP, Azure ML is a strong plus Development: mastering a language within Python, Java and/or Scala at least a knowledge with Python would be a plus Good communication and popularization skills: understand technical team needs and issues, collaborate with several internal teams. Team player.  Additional skills: strong interest in data science / Natural Language Processing.  You should be able to work in a product team and show high motivation. This job requires autonomy, curiosity toward a changing environment and real dedication to solving problems for clients   Benefits of Working at SESAMm Flexibility: Team members can work remotely and have the opportunity to work with colleagues around the world. Work environment: SESAMm is multicultural, with technology, sales, and management teams in the US, France, and Tunisia making important contributions to the company’s growth. Career development: SESAMm is growing quickly, which means the opportunities for your own growth are continually expanding, and that you can shape the company’s culture and evolution. Professional evolution: SESAMm values training and knowledge-sharing. We organize internally and externally led training sessions and pay for access to educational platforms. Transparency: You will be kept apprised of the company’s continuing evolution and performance through monthly “Ask Me Anything” meetings, frequent business/finance updates, and strategy-sharing discussions. Well-being: Building a good culture is key to building a good business at SESAMm. We focus on being a learning organization that values and supports teamwork, thoughtfulness, and work/life balance. Job Specifics Location: Paris, Metz, Remote Duration: Permanent contract Type of contract: Full time Start Date: As soon as possible

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