Data Engineer, FinTech Team

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon is looking for an Data Engineer to help lead a growing team responsible for the financial reporting at Groupon.

Located in Chicago and Berlin, the Financial Data Engineering (FDE) team is owner of Groupon’s financial data and reporting for international accounting. FDE is the guardian of the accuracy and correctness of Groupon’s financial acounting data, which encompasses millions of vouchers/units sold. Besides handling such data volumes securely and reliably, FDE’s ongoing challenge is to integrate Groupon’s ever-changing and improving data landscape into the reporting, being one of the most downstream data teams in the company and, as such, exposed broadly to Groupon’s business and tech infrastructure.

FDE’s main responsibility is maintaining the financial data pipeline to provide accounting with daily financial reports whilst ensuring data quality. Moreover, the team provides monthly and on-demand financial reports.

FDE Mission is to provide timely, consistent, and accurate financial data and insights.

Core Responsibilities:

Design, implement, and maintain generic ETL jobs and routines to load financial data into the data warehouse
Drive and support further automatization of the international financial data pipeline and reporting
Maintain and develop sophisticated reporting structures for Groupon’s global accounting and finance teams responsible for over 13 countries
Design data models and write specifications for the integration of heterogeneous data sources
Analyze and process mass data and ensure data quality
Specify and implement new reports in cooperation with several internal stakeholders
Desired Skills and Experience:


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Econometrics, or proven work experience of five years in an academic-level environment
Proficient with one mainstream object oriented programming languages ( e.g. Java )
Love for detail: Being skilled and passionate for in-depth technical data analysis, explaining the last 0.001%
Flexibility, an independent data-driven working style being both diligent and precise
Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
Outstanding SQL scripting skills

Work experience in the field of Business Intelligence or Information Management
Practice in documentation of (logical) data models
Skills in database ETL with continuous desire to reduce workload by automation
Familiarity with working in a SOX-compliant (or similar) environment
Experience in handling mass data
Proficiency in Talend Data Integration (or comparable ETL tool)
Experience with JIRA (or similar ticketing tool)

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.