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Senior Data Engineer

Belgium, Vlaams Gewest, AntwerpenClient Services

Job description


If you…

  • Bring relevant data engineering experience, preferably in a consulting context;

  • See technology as a means to a business end and you have the passion and the skills to make it work for the customer;

  • Can work independently on smaller projects as the first point of contact for the customer and for the data engineers (1 up to 4) on your team;

  • Know how to translate business questions into transparent and manageable tasks for the team to work on;

  • Have a growth mindset and a coaching attitude towards the people around you;

then we need to talk about job opportunities in a fast-growing, people-oriented data company.


We are on a mission to help companies make better and brighter data-based decisions. We do this by combining the latest technologies in ways that work for our customers.

How do we stay on top of our game?

  • We value a can-do and no-nonsense attitude. We complement, support and encourage each other throughout our neverending learning journey.
  • We maintain an innovative and entrepreneurial startup mentality and we embrace the principles of Lean and Agile in our daily work. Amongst colleagues, we like to spice things up with good team spirit and a touch of humor.


As a senior data engineer:

  • Most of the time, you will work in a project context in close collaboration with the Tropos team and with the customer;

  • Together with our architect(s), manager(s) and technology partners, you translate business questions into solid technical solutions that work for the customer;

  • You support, facilitate and coördinate a small team of data engineers (1 up to 4) on your project(s) so that they can build and deliver good data solutions;

  • You communicate and follow up on progress with the team and the customer in an Agile way (think sprint cycles, demos, …);

  • You manage and signal risk & data compliance issues and you align stakeholders;

  • You contribute to and work on internal R&D development tracks.


A flexible and hybrid way of working: from your home office, from our Tropos base in Antwerp, on-site at our customers' offices;

  • An onboarding plan and a supportive environment with lots of learning opportunities and chances for personal growth as well as for growth within Tropos (manager or architect is the next logical step);

  • A well-connected team by regular company updates, quarterly meetings, knowledge sharing moments within your squad & chapter, after-work drinks, team building activities, and sports activities (for those in favor);

  • A competitive salary package including extra-legal benefits such as; a company car, a fuel card, hospitalization insurance, group insurance, a high-end laptop and smartphone, and lunch vouchers;

  • And we also sponsor your certification journey with us.

Job requirements

  • Eager to learn and hands-on;

  • Analytical, a natural problem solver, and a quick thinker;

  • Passionate about technology & people and able to communicate with both;

  • A team player with a coaching attitude and a growth mindset towards oneself and others;

  • Fluent in Dutch and English, French is a plus and other languages a bonus;

  • Relevant experience in data engineering and cloud, preferably in a consulting context (> 5 year);

  • Experience in or affinity with coaching and managing less experienced colleagues within a project context;

  • Basic knowledge of a programming language (e.g. Python, SQL, Scala, GOlang, HCL)

  • You have a bachelor's or master's degree in STEM or a natural affinity for logical thinking.


Apply for this job, fill out the application form and if you match the profile we will contact you for a short intake interview. If our expectations match, we invite you to take a digital personality test. After that follows a live interview @ Fosbury & Sons and if that works out we make you an offer.

We value and respect the different backgrounds, experiences, personalities, talents and limitations that everybody brings to the table.

We believe it makes our table richer and more creative.