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Lead Engineer (f/m/d) Data Platform

Gropyus

Gropyus

Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Über das Unternehmen
GROPYUS schafft durch modulare Bauweise nachhaltige und erschwingliche Gebäude und setzt einen neuen Standard für smartes Wohnen.

About The Company
GROPYUS creates sustainable, affordable, and aspirational buildings for everyone through modular construction and setting a new standard in smart living.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Lead engineer (f/m/d) for our Data Platform team. Our Data Platform team consists of 7 people and is building our decentralised self-serve data platform, to ensure different domain teams can use data to become truly data driven. This function helps us build buildings that evolve over time and become more aspirational, affordable and sustainable.


The Lead engineer (f/m/d) ensures and helps their respective team to define and deliver the right solution at the right time. Knowing when to delegate and how to empower their individual team members is key to be successful in this role. Lead engineers split their time between pairing up with their team, learning how to handle difficult management and leadership situations and partner up with product managers and other business stakeholders to understand the company’s goals and needs.

What you´ll be doing:

  • You will build, improve and operate a cutting edge data platform with the team.
  • You will ingest data (event driven, synchronous) for different use cases, like IoT, Smart Factory or Building Systems
  • You ensure the integration of data governance and security requirements into the platform, so users don’t have to think about it – including collaboration with GRC and IT Security
  • You will manage and deliver data infrastructure to meet the requirements of various stakeholders (targeting given SLOs and SLAs) and create monitoring and alerting solutions
  • You will contribute to the department strategy and architectural goals and communicate them transparently and understandably to stakeholders
  • You are accountable for developing your directs – to do so they have regular (weekly) 1:1s with them
  • You ensure that the systems and solutions the team builds fit the overall architectural vision of GROPYUS and their respective area
  • You are accountable for the Operational Excellence of your team and ensure to have a release plan / roadmap for the team and product area in place

What you bring:

  • You bring professional experience working as a lead engineer (f/m/d) participating in team strategy, roadmap definition and sprint planning
  • You have built scalable systems including performance tuning, replications, back-up and recovery strategies
  • You have strong analytical skills and a transparent and collaborative communication style and the ability to troubleshoot complex challenges
  • You are experienced and/or desire to test pair and/or mob programming
  • You bring experience with monitoring and alerting tools (Grafana, Prometheus, Opsgenie)

A plus if you have worked with graph databases or knowledge graphs

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What We Offer

  • Be part of something big: You’re here to make a change? Come on board. At GROPYUS, we are on a mission to re-think an entire industry. Join us in reinventing construction and sustainable, affordable living.
  • It’s on you: We offer a tremendous amount of ownership and room to make a mark - at all our organization levels. Find your solutions, drive and test them.
  • Focus on results: You choose if you work from home, a park, or the office. Whether you start your day early, after your run, or pick up on work when your kids are in bed. What counts is your contribution and delivery.
  • Bring your uniqueness to the team: Innovation requires diversity of thought. Diversity in background, experience and thinking is crucial to create the best product for everyone. We actively seek diversity and strive to unlock each other’s full potential. We are very proud that people from all industries and all walks of life are joining our company – in addition to core areas such as construction, engineering, and start-ups, from stock-listed companies from across automotive e-Commerce, digital, sporting goods, and more. You will work in international teams with passionate colleagues. Inspire and be inspired.
  • Be an owner: Participate in the success of GROPYUS through stock options.


Join us on our mission to design buildings as continuously evolving products to create the most exciting and affordable experience for all. We build for people and conserve the resources of our planet.

We can't wait to get to know you.
For more information, visit our website, and if you have any questions, please reach out to us via email.