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Senior Data Engineer



Data Science
Zadar County, Croatia · Zadar, Croatia
Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2023

About Us:

Cognism is a market leader in international sales intelligence. Access to our premium data, has helped a wide variety of global revenue teams change their approach to prospecting, resulting in predictable and prosperous outcomes.

As we grow, one of our main objectives is to continue hiring individuals, who are both a professional and cultural fit for Cognism. Our company values are at the core of everything we do!

At Cognism;

  • We are Nice!
  • We’re Collaborative. We’re in this together!
  • We’re Solution-Focused. For every problem, we’ve got a solution!
  • We’re Understanding.
  • We Celebrate Individual Contributors.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive global workplace, which encourages you to achieve any goals you may have, while having fun along the way!

For more information on Cognism’s intuitive sales intelligence platform, powered by world-class data, compliance and targeting, please visit www.cognism.com


We are now looking for an experienced Data Engineer to join our fast-growing team. You will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data asset and data pipeline, as well as building new systems that collect, manage, and convert raw data into usable information for data scientists and business analysts to interpret.

The ideal candidate is an experienced with big data pipelines and a natural data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects.

If you are detail-oriented, with excellent organizational skills and experience in this field, we’d like to hear from you.


  • Optimizing and improving existing data pipelines
  • Building new systems that collect, manage, and convert raw data into usable information.
  • Support software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives
  • Participate in all phases of software development including concept, design, prototyping, and production release
  • Work directly with non-technical associates to understand business requirements
  • Have a 5+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Have a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field (or you are in the process of achieving one).
  • Have some programming experience with Scala/Java/Python and SQL and are familiar with the principles of software engineering and data analytics.
  • Be excited to try new technologies and develop your technical skills.
  • Have know-how of designing and interacting with databases (SQL/NoSql).
  • Have experience with AWS-based database systems.
  • Be familiar with GIT and release engineering strategies.
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Competitive salary based on the level of experience
  • 24 days’ holiday + free day on your birthday
  • Public holidays are non working
  • Flexible working hours, with the ability to work from home / hybrid
  • Private health insurance
  • Work with the latest technology paradigms
  • Access to education opportunities (books, courses, seminars, conferences)
  • Access to Cognism’s Employee Assistance Programme with Health Assured
  • Monthly Wellbeing Allowance
  • Team buildings/ Social activities