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(Senior) Data Engineer (f/m/x) (RTL Deutschland)


Using content, tech and data to create sustainable success.
Become part of Germany’s leading entertainment company.


Together with Gruner + Jahr, RTL Deutschland offers you many opportunities: from TV and streaming to print and digital to radio and podcast. We entertain, inform and inspire millions of people across all platforms every day with our strong media brands, content and products.


Team spirit and hands-on mentality are important to us. We are the professional home of around 7,500 creatives, numerical geniuses, strategists and forward thinkers. You can also be involved: The tasks and opportunities are as diverse as our employees themselves.


We are looking for you as soon as possible // on a permanent basis // full-term // at Cologne and/or remote in Germany as:




We are shaping the future of media! In our central unit for data at RTL Deutschland, RTL Data, we pool expertise in data and data technologies and drive digital change in the media industry both within the company and across markets. We develop data-driven solutions with the help of analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and thus continue to expand our competitive advantage in the German market. The special combination of the business model, which is based on the pillars "Publishing" and "Advertising", creates countless application possibilities for data-driven solutions in the areas of personalization, user predictions, digital advertising, AdTech and much more. With your passion for data, new technologies and the conception and development of new data-driven solutions, you will be a perfect fit for the Local Hero for Information and Entertainment in Germany!



These tasks are waiting for you:

  • You will bring your expertise to us and pass it on: You will work with Python, Spark and Kubernetes on RTL Deutschland's relational databases to create a common data platform

  • You will be jointly responsible for building, operating and optimizing RTL Deutschland's cloud-based Big Data, real-time environments

  • You evaluate tools and technologies in areas of competence and responsibility of the team (stream processing, big data, BATCH processing, support for analytics)

  • You work in international scrum teams on exciting projects for the entire group  

  • You evaluate your solutions, constantly optimize them and monitor our data landscape


And this is your profile:

  • You have successfully completed your studies in (business) computer science or a related field of study

  • You have at least five years of professional experience as a data engineer (f/m/x) or in a similar position

  • You have experience in scalable distributed processing with Spark or Flink

  • You write well-tested code with a keen eye on scalability and maintainability without hassle 

  • You have experience with relational databases, data models, and experience in Big Data technologies

  • You have very good experience with at least one cloud technology and have solid experience with "Infrastructre as a Code"

  • You enjoy working in a team, like to get involved, think "out of the box" and are eager to tackle new topics

  • Good German and English skills round off your profile


Unsere Benefits für dich:

  • At RTL Data you will work in a modern start-up atmosphere in agile teams and get the opportunity to implement your ideas - find out more about RTL Data here!

  • A complete package including mobile office, flexible working hours, vacation pay and 30 vacation days per year is waiting for you

  • We secure you - with very good social benefits such as pension plan, disability and accident insurance, value account and much more

  • Our locations are always centrally located and equipped with the latest technology. Whether you come by bike or by car - a free parking space is waiting for you at our broadcasting center in Cologne-Deutz

  • A dedicated team will take care of your regular training and development opportunities - both professionally and personally

  • Save money with a variety of employee discounts, including a free RTL+ subscription and Gruner+Jahr Plus products

  • We don't have a dress code - but we still leave the beach outfit at home

  • We're also very good at toasting and celebrating - preferably together at Christmas parties, summer parties, team events or carnivals


But that's not all! You can find an overview of all the benefits here.


Sustainability is also close to our hearts in recruiting. That's why our entire process is paperless. We replace face-to-face interviews with video calls wherever possible. For on-site interviews, we support you with environmentally friendly travel. You can find out more about sustainability here.


Are you interested?  

Then send us your complete application documents (incl. salary expectations and earliest possible starting date) via online application by clicking on the button "Apply". You can find more information here: If you would like to receive further news about RTL Deutschland, please follow us on InstagramTwitterLinkedIn or XING.


I look forward to receiving your application! 
Yours, Jessica





Unternehmen: RTL Deutschland GmbH 

Land: Deutschland

Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen

Stadt: Köln

Postleitzahl: 50679

Job ID: 140543

Datum:  08.05.2022

Köln, NW, DE, 50679

Jobsegment: Database, Social Media, Media Publishing, Engineer, Computer Science, Technology, Marketing, Publishing, Engineering

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