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Data Engineer (Fixed-Term - 1year)

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43996


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like:

  • Design, develop, deploy, and maintain efficient and scalable and robust data pipelines;
  • Collaborate with data scientists, data analysts, and other stakeholders to understand data requirements and implement solutions;
  • Ensure the security, integrity, and availability of data through proper DataOps, DevOps, CI/CD, data governance and quality assurance practices;
  • Optimize and troubleshoot existing data infrastructure to improve performance and reliability;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate data from various sources and formats;
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and trends in the data engineering space, making recommendations for continuous improvement;
  • Develop document and communicate data engineering processes, best practices, and standards within our Global Operations’ Data & Analytics team.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Business Administration, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Data Science, Civil Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering, Statistics, or a quantitative related discipline;
  • Proven track record of building sustainable pipelines with CI/CD adhering to DataOps & DevOps;
  • Proficiency using Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Azure DevOps is required;
  • Proficiency in Python, PySpark and SQL is required;
  • Proficiency in Cypher and Neo4j is a strong plus;
  • Familiarity with Cloud Infrastructure, Linux-VMs, SQL Databases, Graph Databases and/or Databricks Lakehouse is a plus;
  • Hands-on mentality;
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with large and complex datasets;
  • Strong communication skills to convey complex findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.


Frietjoff Meyer, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 27 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2023, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.8 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sara Marques

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