Senior Data Engineer


  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Job Description

The Enterprise Data & Analytics team at Zendesk is building an analytical and reporting platform to help us better understand our customers and business. We develop on Google Cloud Platform. Our technology stack includes Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, BigQuery, Kafka, MySQL, Python. We are looking for an amazing Engineer who will be responsible for the design, implementation, configuration and support of the software product; including specifying, provisioning and operating our cloud infrastructure.

What you bring to the role:

Programming and automation of Data processing systems in Linux/Cloud environment.

Ability to quickly master new technologies

5 years of software development or DevOps/DataOps experience

Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, occasionally interrupt-driven environment that includes geographically spread teams and customers

Experience in developing and operating high-volume, high-availability environments

Previous experience with Linux, Cloud, GCP, Docker and Kubernetes

Good command of Python or Go.

BA/BS degree in Engineering, CS, or equivalent

What you get to do every single day:

Solve complex problems and provide elegant solutions

Help to build and operate internal analytical platform

Work in an agile development environment

Participate in an on-call rotation along with the rest of the team

Use a wide variety of technologies, learn new things, wear lots of hats (actual hats optional)

Participate in diverse projects and collaborate with multiple engineering teams

Have fun and enjoy your time @ Zendesk

What the stack looks like:

Our platform runs on GCP and AWS, fully orchestrated by k8s

We use Terraform and helm to deploy and manage platform components.

Our data pipeline is built on Kafka, GCS, BigQuery and Airflow

And the underlying code written in Python and Go


Zendesk builds software for better customer relationships. It empowers organizations to improve customer engagement and better understand their customers. Zendesk products are easy to use and implement. They give organizations the flexibility to move quickly, focus on innovation, and scale with their growth.

More than 150,000 paid customer accounts in over 150 countries and territories use Zendesk products. Based in San Francisco, Zendesk has operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America.

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Zendesk is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Zendesk are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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