Data Platform Engineer (all genders)

Berlin, Germany
IT / Software

Babbel is driven by a purpose: Creating mutual understanding through language. This means building an ecosystem of language learning offerings that helps people connect across cultures. Babbel, Babbel Live and Babbel for Business provide users with the most effective solution to be able to communicate with real people, in real situations. The key is a blend of humanity and technology. More than 60,000 lessons across 14 languages are hand-crafted by 150+ linguists, with user behaviours continuously analysed to shape and tweak the learner experience. And it works: Studies with Yale University, City University of New York and Michigan State University prove its effectiveness. From headquarters in Berlin and New York, 750 people from more than 65 nationalities represent all the differences that make humans unique. Babbel is the most profitable language learning app worldwide, with more than 10 million subscriptions sold. For more information, visit or download the apps in the App Store or Play Store.

We are looking for a Data Platform Engineer to join our Data Platform Team in Berlin!

As a member of Data Platform you will help us create our data infrastructure, build scalable solutions and drive Babbel’s data-driven culture. Data Engineers, DevOps and Backend Engineers are also welcomed!

You will:

  • Be able to shape our data platform
  • Create scalable pipelines, tools and services in Python
  • Work with fully cloud-native environment based on AWS
  • Manage our databases, data lake, datastores and data warehouses (MySQL, DynamoDB, S3, Snowflake)
  • Automate our infrastructure (Terraform, Github Actions)
  • Participate in our knowledge sharing sessions - we are a learning company inside and out

You have:

  • Data Engineering, DevOps, Back-end or general engineering background
  • 3+ year of experience working with Python
  • Familiarity with bash
  • Good knowledge of cloud environments (preferably AWS) and Infrastructure as Code tools (preferably Terraform)
  • Familiarity with database design and infrastructure management
  • Good command of databases, relational and NoSQL
  • The will to work as a team and share your knowledge with your teammates

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Snowflake (or other data warehouses like RedShift, BigQuery)
  • Experience with Airflow
  • Exposure to data processing tools such as Spark or Flink

Why Babbel?

  • A steep learning-curve – personally and professionally
  • A challenging environment and a lot of responsibility to prove your skills
  • A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours
  • A vibrant international company with 750 people from over 65 different nationalities
  • Great company benefits (30 vacation days, Sabbatical, a BVG ticket or Swapfiets bike, fresh fruit and drinks)

Diversity at Babbel

Babbel is committed to providing a work culture of belonging where every Babbelonian can contribute, participate and learn. Striving to become a truly diverse, inclusive, and equitable company is reflected in our internal policies, such as flexible working hours, the options to work from home, as well as a nap, family, and faith rooms in our headquarter office. At the same time, we acknowledge that creating a culture of belonging is a continuous journey that includes every current and future Babbelonian.

Sounds good? We are already looking forward hearing from you! Check out also our jobs page, our blog and our techblog to get an impression about #lifeatbabbel!

Updated: 1 day ago
Job ID: 3175616
About Babbel
Babbel is driven by a mission: Everyone. Learning. Languages. This means building products that help people connect & communicate across cultures.
.doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, .txt
Contact Person
Recruiting Team
No time? Just apply later
We’ll send a link to this job to your email.
Powered by