Data Engineer

  • Company: Verity AG
  • Job Location: Zurich - Switzerland
  • Date: March 26, 2021 01:00
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology

Job summary

By combining advanced sensing and data science with autonomous flight, Verity's industrial drone systems improve productivity and generate actionable insights in our clients’ commercial facilities. As a data engineer, you will be tasked with architecting, developing, and maintaining the data infrastructure to process, transfer and store the data collected by Verity’s autonomous drone fleets. This infrastructure reaches from on-board the drones to the cloud, and requires careful balancing of latency, bandwidth, storage, and computation requirements. You will also contribute to the development and deployment of models for the generation of valuable business insights from that data.

Job description

The global leader in autonomous indoor drone systems, Verity's integrated inventory tracking systems enable zero-error warehouses for some of today’s most notable big box retailers, third-party logistics providers, and manufacturers. Our live events solutions help create stunning effects for top names in the entertainment industry like Drake, Céline Dion, Metallica, and Cirque du Soleil. We continuously reach beyond existing limitations to rethink, reimagine, and rework the role of robotics in the world today.

Come help us break new boundaries for drone systems and technologies!

What you’ll do

• Architect, develop and maintain systems for the transfer, transformation and storage of data collected by Verity’s autonomous drones
• Develop data pipelines spanning from on-board drones to the cloud to generate business insights from the collected data
• Prepare data for predictive and prescriptive modeling
• Find patterns and trends in data sets and develop algorithms to help make raw data more useful
• Use data to discover tasks that can be automated
• Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability
• Develop analytical tools and programs
• Monitor Verity’s data systems and take actions to ensure cost-effective scaling, reliability, and robustness

What you bring

• University degree in data science, computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related field
• Proven track record in data engineering with at least 3 years of working experience
• Programming experience in Python and C++
• Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques
• Hands-on experience with ETL tools
• Experience with state-of-the-art data architectures, e.g. microservices, data lakes and data marts, and managing interdependencies between cloud and on-premise applications
• Well versed in data analysis and with a good under-standing of statistics
• Working experience with AWS is a strong plus
• Working experience with Internet of Things and/or edge computing is a strong plus
• Very strong numerical and analytical skills
• Solution-oriented team player, capable of working autonomously
• Good written and spoken English language skills.

Why you’ll love Verity

We are a great (and growing) team.
At Verity, you’ll be surrounded by team members who are passionate about applying cutting-edge technology to solve some of today’s most fascinating challenges. Our team represents more than 20 nationalities, a variety of advanced degrees, and experience at some of today’s most innovative companies.

We think big.
We know that our employees are the key to our success. We are big thinkers—creative problem solvers who share a total commitment to client success. And we believe in the importance of balancing practical experience with honed skill and higher education.

We have an engineering culture.
70% of our team—including our leadership team—are engineers. No matter what your role at Verity, you’ll enjoy our solution-oriented engineering culture that features flat hierarchies, an open-door policy, and a focus on mutual trust and joint responsibility.

We deliver cutting-edge technologies.
To solve some of today’s most complex challenges, we combine mechanical, electrical, and software engineering with sophisticated algorithms and machine learning. Our solutions encompass everything from embedded applications, to cloud microservices, to complete, innovative autonomous drone systems—that work.

We offer exceptional quality of life.
The picturesque mountains near our Zürich headquarters will take your breath away, but the view is just the beginning. Over the past 20 years, the city of Zurich has been ranked in 1st or 2nd place as the "worldwide quality of living city." We also offer flexible working hours, competitive benefits, and regular events and activities to constantly strengthen our Verity community.

We are growing—fast!
Named one of the 25 most-promising Swiss scale-ups in 2020, we are expanding our solutions, extending our markets, and growing our team. Headed by founder and CEO, Raffaello D’Andrea (of Kiva Systems/Amazon Robotics fame), our team has decades of experience building success from the ground up—and creating disruptive solutions that make a mark on the world.

Learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we think at www.verity.ch.
Are you ready for a great adventure?

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