Senior (Data) Engineer

What will keep you challenged

Building deeply technical and challenging solutions excites you:

  • Support, invest in and develop (data) engineers & data scientists to be strong individual contributors and team members with clear expectations and constant feedback

  • Be a hands-on contributor, grow our tech team and lead by example

  • Have a strategic influence on the product and business of apheris AI

  • Promote (data) engineering best practices in our tech team

  • Be quick in understanding deeply technical data pipelines and help us bring research into production

  • Be a thought-leader in implementing building secure data infrastructure to allow computation (ML and analytics) on federated data networks while preserving the privacy for the underlying data

What to bring with you

  • Great Leader: experience of taking on a lead role in a team of (data) engineers and data scientists, preferably in an agile Scrum setting - you inspire and empower the people around you

  • Flexible: understand the startup mindset – you adapt to change quickly, and have a passion to have big impact through your work

  • Excellent communicator: you are able to communicate in English fluently (both verbal and written), German is a plus

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD in Computer Science or related fields (e.g., Physics, Mathematics, Engineering) and several years of work experience as a software/data engineer (and preferably as tech lead)

  • Experience in securing IT systems on all levels (individual machines, distributed systems, networking, …), experience in on-premise and cloud environments (preferably AWS), experience with secure programming paradigms

  • Knowledge and Skills:

    • Expert coding skills in Python, further languages are a plus

    • Experience with Python data analysis frameworks (e.g. Pandas, Numpy) and machine learning frameworks (e.g. PyTorch, Tensorflow, scikit-learn)

    • Experience with database systems (SQL, preferably also NoSQL) and their inner workings

    • Strong grasp of programming best-practices (e.g. code clarity, documentation, git, etc.)

    • Experience with Cloud deployments (Docker, preferably also Kubernetes)

    • Preferably experience in developing production level software for large B2B clientsPreferably experience in architecture of distributed systems

    • Preferably experience in taking on Scrum master and Developer roles in Scrum settings

What we offer 

  • Flat hierarchies: you will be working directly with our founders and take a lead role in our tech team - one that is more than the sum of its parts

  • Creative and collaborative culture: we are a group of highly intelligent people and love challenging the status quo

  • Personal and professional development: continuous learning is what motivates us every day. We share our leanings and empower the people around us

  • Exciting growth phase: we are backed by some of the best investors and are rapidly growing 

  • Great surrounding: we have a super nice office in the heart of Berlin with table tennis, video consoles, a fitness room and everything else you need to feel good

  • Competitive Salary 

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Berlin 

  • Education level: Undertaking your Masters degree

Please submit your CV to and we will reach out to you and set up a first call to get to know you.

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