Data Engineer

Hungary, Budapest, Full time

About the company:

Liligo, as the metasearch brand of the eDreams Odigeo online travel group,
is a continuously developing, data-driven company with a presence across
10 European countries and with offices in Paris, Barcelona and Budapest.
We are looking for talented people who are passionate and motivated about
making an impact and helping to take us to the next level. We constantly
improve our methods to offer and help millions of users every day to find
the best travel deals by enabling them to compare offers from hundreds of
different travel websites. This is not just a job: it’s a mission! Help us drive
Liligo to be an even more data driven company.

The challenge:

  • Ownership (especially in the sense of initiating and driving changes) over our data solutions:
    • data capture
    • extraction processes
    • data transformations
    • storage considerations
    • BI tool(s) and analytical layer 
  • Taking care of our data stack, in respect of among others:
    • accuracy
    • speed
    • transparency and documentation
    • usability and user-friendliness
    • maintainability
  • Designing Dimensional Models, tailor made for a modern data stack
  • Designing and implementing data pipelines, filling data models, scheduled queries and data outputs
  • Detecting optimisation opportunities in data pipelines, queries and designing the solution
  • Mentoring junior data engineers / data analysts
  • Setting coding principles, documentation standards, code reviews

We are using:

  • SQL/Python/BigQuery for analysing huge amounts of data
  • Airflow for scheduling our daily/weekly batch jobs (ETL)
  • Snowplow for web event tracking
  • Power BI for data visualization
  • Dbt (data build tool) for transformations
  • Docker for creating microservices for our tools
  • Kubernetes for Infrastructure management
  • Gitlab CI and Continuous Integration pipeline
  • Kafka for streams

Knowing all the above mentioned technologies is not a must. It is also fine to have experience with similar tools or if you can prove a steep learning curve to catch up.

Ongoing and future projects:

  • Redesigning the internal data processes and structure
  • Rethinking BI tools and visualisations to achieve better business engagement
  • Fine tuning the data models to achieve better accuracy in sales and marketing activity
  • Capturing and exploiting web events to fine tune our product

We offer:

  • A chance to investigate the newest technological trends
  • A highly challenging, fun and rewarding environment
  • The ability to impact the business – you can and will make a difference!
  • Flexible home office opportunities
  • An easy to access, calm and cozy office in the heart of Budapest
  • An international team
  • Generous offerings to learn and develop
  • Social events on every Wednesday evening (Lilidrink) – we will continue post-covid for sure
  • Monday  morning breakfasts (company provided) – we will continue post-covid for sure
  • Music room (piano, guitar, etc.) in the office
  • A chance to demonstrate your table soccer skills!

Hiring process:

  • Please send your CV in English to
  • Selected candidates will be invited to schedule an HR interview
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30-minute technical and behavioural interview with the Head of Data
  • Candidates then will be invited to complete a take-home challenge
  • Candidates may be invited to a final interview to discuss the take-home challenge
If you want to join the liligo team