Data Engineer

Job description

Who are we?

Interested in joining our tribe? We don’t blame you. Here at Raketech, we’ve got it all: expertise, vision, purpose, and hunger for growth. Becoming a Raketekker means becoming a crucial part of our mission to become the best iGaming performance partners we can possibly be. Because we care about the talented people who stand behind our accomplishments. We promote a healthy work-life balance because we know that life gets in the way, and we are proud to be paving the way forward with remote-ish work. Our team is made up of diverse individuals who come together from various parts of the world to make sure we are always moving forward and finding new ways to improve in what we do.

A little something before we move on to let you know what the role entails. What do we look for?

Raketech hires the best. But what does it mean to be 'the best'?

  • Expertise
  • Ownership
  • Humility
  • Teamwork
  • Hunger/Passion to keep on developing

It's not rocket science.

What does the role entail?

  • Design, maintain and troubleshoot ETL processes to prepare data from multiple sources for various business needs
  • Quality assurance in order to verify the accuracy and consistency of data
  • Building resilient, scalable and elegant strategic solutions which are reusable and easily maintainable
  • Maintain and improve current stored procedures, functions, views and database queries
  • Collaborate with other team members to develop and propose technical solutions for key stakeholder requirements
  • Attending stand-ups with key stakeholders, communicating the status of development and raising any potential risks as early as possible
  • Producing clear and concise documentation where required
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimising data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability

Job requirements

  • Strong MySQL/Data Warehousing experience
  • Unix shell scripting (or alternative) experience
  • Self-motivation/pro-activeness in a previous role
  • Good communication skills, and an ability to explain work well to other team members
  • A keenness to understand how the technical task at hand translates into business value
  • Not afraid to put forward ideas for improving team process or suggest new features to Product Owners

Beneficial Skills

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following languages PHP, Python, R.
  • Knowledge of data reporting and analytics tools such as PowerBI and Qliksense
  • Experience or demonstrable interest in analytics and/or machine learning
  • Experience with APIs in different formats

Recruitment Information

Our recruitment process is quite straightforward. We like to keep our interviews very informal, after all this is a great opportunity for both of us to get to know each other better. To ensure effective and efficient recruitment we like to stick to the below defined process. Here's how it works:

You don't live in Malta, and don't want to relocate? No problem, you can choose whether you want to work from Malta or remotely from anywhere else as long as you can commit to working hours +/- 2hrs CET. To learn more about us, visit