Data Engineer

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Data Engineer

Talpa Network consists of the business units Talpa Events, Talpa TV (SBS6, Net5, Veronica and SBS9), Talpa Radio (538, Sky Radio, Veronica and Radio 10), Talpa Social (Social1nfluencers), Talpa Digital (KIJK, JUKE and VoetbalTV) and the E-commerce division (VakantieVeilingen, Actievandedag and Ticketscout). These business units are being supported by Talpa Media Solutions, Talpa Platform and Talpa Creative.


To reinforce the Talpa Technology team at our Innovation Hub in the centre of Amsterdam we are currently recruiting a Data Engineer.


The Talpa Technology team is responsible for a wide variety of digital products. Our multidisciplinary team is responsible for product development and operations for this portfolio and for our Talpa Connect platform which is now in use in over 50 countries.

As our Data Engineer you are responsible for building our new Talpa Connect platform, together with Data Architects, Solutions Architects and local teams.

Key responsibilities :

  • Building a new Data Platform, together with the Data Team
  • Collecting and processing all data within Talpa Network
  • Making the data available for the Data Science team, but also for the Business Analysts of the different business units within Talpa Network
  • Administering a AWS Kinesis/Lambda realtime data pipeline for the marketing automation and e-newsletters of brands such as Utopia, Radio 538, Vakantieveilingen 
  • Advising local teams on data quality
  • Supporting in the roll-out of central data logging
  • Preparing stories for the Data Platform, together with the Data team


  • BS or MS in computer science / software engineering
  • Minimum of 3-5+ years of experience within online media/ e-commerce
  • Knowledge of Python, Java, NodeJS/Javascript/jQuery

    Knowledge of AWS, Google, Cloud or Azure