Senior Data Engineer - Python, Spark, AWS


Engineering | New York City, NY, US

 At HelloFresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world and we deliver delicious meals to millions of people.  

We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services and we’re growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people.

The HelloFresh team is diverse, high-performing, and international, and our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.

Data Science Department:

Embedded in the NYC Tech Hub, we are building a cross-functional team of data scientists, analysts, and engineers with the mission to bring the modeling capabilities of our marketing organization to the next level. At HelloFresh we believe that automation and Machine Learning can take our marketing efforts to the next level by marrying the right customer with the proper advertisement.  We will accomplish this using technology on a large scale instead of using manual processes. We are actively investing in the right people, data, and infrastructure to support this vision.

Job Description:

We are hiring our first US Senior Data Engineer to work alongside marketing!!.  Our vision is to build an automated platform directing our marketing initiatives on delivering the right food box at the desired price point to the front door of all our customers.

We are currently developing 2 major projects:  

         1.Optimization of audiences and targeting across our foodtech platforms

  1. A data-driven and ROI based, campaign testing machine


  • Design and build a world-class self-service data platform

  • Taking end-to-end responsibility for design, build and maintenance of batch and real-time data pipelines.

  • Understand and bring solutions for complex business problems, enabling insights that can empower better decision-making

  • Work closely with data scientist to bring state of the art machine learning models in production

  • Support hiring and mentoring of other engineers on the team

Basic Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years’ related experience

  • Advanced Python and SQL skills and experience with Apache Spark, Amazon AWS, DevOps and Automation

  • The ability to design, implement and deliver maintainable and high-quality code

  • Understanding of data modeling, design patterns and the ability to build highly scalable and secured solutions

  • Experience with job orchestration tools like Airflow, Luigi or similar

  • Experience crunching large datasets in RDBMS solutions such as BigQuery, Postgres, MySQL, Impala ...

  • Experience with end-to-end testing of data pipelines

  • Knowledge of data science techniques and machine learning is a plus

You’ll get…

  • Competitive Salary & 401k company match that vests immediately upon participation

  • Generous parental leave of 16 weeks & PTO policy

  • $0 monthly premium and other flexible health plans effective first day of employment

  • 75% discount on your subscription to HelloFresh (as well as other product initiatives)   

  • Snacks, cold brew on tap & monthly catered lunches

  • Company sponsored outings & Employee Resource Groups

  • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company  

It is the policy of HelloFresh not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.