Senior Manager, Data Engineer

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!
As a part of our team of more than 5.000 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.
Senior Manager, Data Engineer
We are seeking an experienced Data Engineer for our Digital, Data & Informatics team!
Your main responsibilities are:
  • Develop, maintain and continuously improve data pipelines using platforms like Databricks, Spark, and Airflow. Optimizing pipeline execution for ingestion, curation, availability and compliance
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including clinical research, data science, data governance and IT, to identify data needs and ensure data accuracy, completeness, and consistency. Work directly with data owners to own data end to end
  • Design and optimize data models, schemas. Build, maintain and automate data integration and ETL/ELT processes to extract, transform, and load data from various sources
  • Implement data quality controls and monitor data performance to ensure reliability and scalability, and troubleshoot data issues and provide solutions
  • Continuously improve data processes, data quality and validations to support data-driven decisionmaking and enable rapid experimentation
What you have to offer:
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field AND at least 5-8 years of experience in data engineering, with a focus on developing and maintaining large-scale data pipelines using
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical- or biotech industry is a must
  • Databricks, Terraform, AWS, Spark, and Airflow. Software engineering background
  • Proven track of record of working with vendors to deploy external SaaS solutions and integrate with existing systems
  • Strong knowledge in data programming languages e.g., Python, Hive, Java. Proficiency in SQL and database management
  • Experience in using DevOps tools and practices (e.g., CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Travis CI, or GitLab CI for automating software development and deployment)
  • Extensive GCP experience and ability to keep all GCP pipelines in validated state at all times. GCP guidelines and CDISC Standards, Integrity standards. Clinical data structures: RDF, Quads, knowledge graphs
  • Hands-on working style, incl. ability to quickly assess and resolve situations paired with good stakeholder management skills, an ability to collaborate with users to devise and build technical solutions
Benefits for you:
  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries (up to 20 days per year)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • and much more.
Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?
Then apply now for our location Mainz K1 and simply send us your application documents using our online form.
If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).
Job-ID 4513 (please indicate for inquiries)
We look forward to your application!
  • BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination, favoritism, or harassment based on gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!
BioNTech - As unique as you

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 16, 2024
Company Overview
BioNTech SE
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At BioNTech we understand that every cancer patient’s tumor is unique and therefore each patient’s treatment should be individualized. To pioneer the next generation of patient-specific immunotherapies, we have combined ground-breaking research with cutting-edge technologies to develop therapeutics for cancer and beyond. Our broad and synergistic suite of platforms, which include mRNA therapeutics, engineered cell therapies, antibodies and small molecule immunomodulators have been optimized for distinct modes of action, high precision targeting, high potency and efficacy. We are also developing in parallel our own state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to complement our drug development platforms. We were founded in 2008 in Mainz, Germany and have been driven to become the leading global biotechnology company for individualized cancer medicine. We have over 20 product candidates in development, 8 candidates in 9 ongoing clinical trials, treated over 250 patients across 17 tumor types and supported by more than 1100 employees. As we prove the value of our approach in the clinic, we continue to build a network of world-class corporate and scientific collaborators, manufacturing and team required to bring individualized treatments to patients worldwide. To learn more about us, visit Our privacy statement can be found here:
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