AWS Data Engineer


Do you like to work with ambitious colleagues on the latest solutions in the field of big data applications in combination with artificial intelligence for the real estate sector? Then we are looking for you!

We are located in the heart of the city centre of Utrecht and specialized in the development of data science applications that provide the real estate market with the best data and information products. It is a small, informal organization of +/- 25 people with the strong ambition to grow.  And most importantly, everyone goes to work with great passion and ambition every day.

We are currently looking for a data engineer to join and strengthen our data science team. We are looking for driven, multidisciplinary and bright people. People like you who get a kick out of technical challenges!

Who we are:

Brainbay is a young and innovative company that provides the real estate market with the best data and information products. The team has built up years of experience as the former Data & Research department of the NVM (Dutch cooperative Association of Real Estate Agents and Appraisers). In The Netherlands, brainbay is leader in the field of real estate knowledge and data.


As AWS Data Engineer you are responsible for building and maintaining data pipelines from numerous relevant data sources to our AWS platform and across different services on AWS. One of the challenges will be to bring new data streams and ones that are currently imported into other environments to the AWS platform. You are familiar with (at least) the most common products offered by AWS (such as API Gateway, S3, EC2, ECS, SNS, SQS, Lambda, Batch, Step, VPC, RDS, Redshift, Athena, Glue, Auto Scaling, etc.) and you can design and create appropriate architectures with them. As the products offered within the AWS ecosystem are expanding rapidly, you learn and adapt to these quickly. Together with the rest of the team you work in sprint cycles in order to deliver the desired tools and bring prototypes made by our data scientist to production on our AWS platform.

Qualifications DE

  • At least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering or related field
  • Fluency in Python, SQL and desirably also in other relevant programming languages (C#)
  • At least 2 years of hands on experience with AWS technologies as a data engineer

We prefer applications from EU/EEA citizens, not in need of a working permit for The Netherlands.

What we offer:

• Good salary with 13th month

• 37 vacation days

• 8,25% holiday allowance

• Only 1% employee contribution for our pension

• Business laptop

• Informal, small organization

• Work in a brand new office at walking distance from Utrecht CS

• NS business card or KM allowance

If you are interested in this vacancy, apply directly by sending your cv and motivation letter to Koen Peeperkorn,

Acquisition in response to this job offer is not appreciated.