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Data Engineer (f/m/d)


We are looking for a full-time Data Engineer (f/m/d) and operational support function for our Continental European Income Tracking Team.


You are passionate about all aspects of data crunching and analysis, eager on contributing your own ideas to improve general data flow and keen to be part of the world’s fastest growing music company, BMG. In your role you are instrumental in supporting BMG in its mission to deliver fair and transparent service to writers and artists! 


Your Mission

  • Development and maintenance of tracking tools, databases and dashboards, i.e. cleansing, enhancing, enriching data from various sources in order to compare and identify payment gaps from various PROs, CMOs, distributors etc. 
  • Handling of big data volume, extraction of data and preparation of income analyses and KPIs
  • Visualization of reporting results as a basis for decision-making including the creation of dashboards
  • Empowering the teams across the business with self-service insight dashboards and ad-hoc reporting/analysis
  • Work in collaboration with various business partners from Income Tracking over Finance to A&R and senior management as well as other departments, gathering their requirements, outlining suitable approaches and implementing solutions in cooperation with the company’s IT department


Your Profile

  • You have completed your studies in business administration, business informatics or an equivalent field.
  • You have experience in a reporting, analysis and data visualization role. 
  • Your approach to work is analytical, precise and well-structured
  • You have very good English - and preferably German - skills (spoken and written)
  • You are a good and empathetic communicator who is able to truly understand the needs of a music company and its various internal stakeholders


Technical Skills

Proficiency in SQL, Python and any data visualization program is a must! Experience in Looker and/or Tableau is a plus and knowledge in BigQuery/Google Cloud suite, Jupyter or R is desirable


Now let’s see what’s in it for you

An opportunity to be a part of an international music company
The unique BMG culture, empowering and driven by strong values
A 21st century working environment, collaborative and flexible
A commitment to help team members develop long-term careers at BMG with in-house training and the renowned Bertelsmann University 
A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for working for artists and songwriters


What you should know about us

BMG – est. 2008 – is the world’s fourth-biggest music company, the first new global player in the music business of the streaming age, and a record label and music publisher in one. Named in 2020 one of the world’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, BMG’s pitch is unique – a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG’s 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over three million songs and recordings, including many of the most renowned and successful catalogs in popular music history. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann.


Come as you are
As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our core value of fairness and we are determined to create a truly inclusive work environment, where everyone can flourish. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are.

All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

*BMG is the proud representative of Kurt Cobain’s publishing catalogue, including the 1992 single ‘Come As You Are’.



Land: Germany

Region: Berlin

Stadt: Berlin

Postleitzahl: 10117

Job ID: 160285

Date:  Sep 22, 2021

Berlin, BE, DE, 10117

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