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Business Intelligence Engineer Logistics Lift our fulfillment HQ into the cloud

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How do you make our customers happy?

‘Team 5Jr’ may not be the snappiest name we ever came up with, but our Business Intelligence and operational reporting specialists are instrumental in providing logistics stakeholders with important, data-driven insights. Insights that allow them to streamline the complex warehousing processes in our BREAAM award-winning fulfillment center. How that benefits our 8.5 million customers? By assuring that their orders are picked and delivered accurately and with optimum efficiency!

The greatest challenge

Our on-premise Oracle BI environment has served us well, but all good things come to an end. Actually, all the time… whenever we find a better solution. In this case we’re transitioning to the cloud. This is a major endeavor, given that speed and reliability are of the essence. Our BI reports ‘fuel’ the warehousing operation, and the margins for error are infinitesimally small.

Your responsibilities as Business Intelligence Engineer Logistics

Together with your colleagues, you are at the helm of ‘project cloud’. We already did some of the (pardon the pun) groundwork, e.g. by setting up the infrastructure which will allow us to migrate the data to BigQuery. It’s up to you to help us take the next (giant) steps, so the transition feels more like a hot air balloon ascending than a fighter jet taking off. A challenging responsibility, because we need our new solution to be both robust and fast from the get-go. How can we create an extremely stable (near) real-time data stream? Which front end solutions do we want to complement our BigQuery environment? As our BigQuery Specialist Bol.com Fulfillment Center, you will formulate the answers. Whilst also allowing (scalability is key) for future growth, because our fulfillment center is being expanded as we speak.

Attractive: because our insights are instrumental to strategic decision-making processes, the position has a lot of impact. If your team succeeds, our logistics become future-proofed.

 

Why you can make the difference

Because you can help us mature the project, which is currently still in its infancy stages. There is so much to do! And not just on an operational level, because we also expect you to contribute to a strong vision on data and BI in the cloud. Something you are naturally passionate about! Experience with Google Cloud (R2D2, CI/CD, Monitoring/Alerting), and real-time (large scale!) data migrations, would be an asset and an extra reason to invite you along for our journey to the cloud.

3 reasons why this is(n’t) for you

  • Because you have a strong vision on data and BI in Google Cloud
  • Because BigQuery data migrations (e.g. through Stanley) are part of your skill set
  • Because you know how to implement CI/CD, monitoring and alerting in the cloud
  • Because you have zero knowledge of BI, SQL and data modeling
  • Because you hate Java / Python with a passion
  • Because you prefer to work solo; you’re not into that whole teamwork thing

Where you’ll work

Bol.com serves over 9.5 million customers and hosts 2.5 million daily monthly visitors. This opportunity entails the chance to work in a truly autonomous team with the latest and greatest tooling, such as BigQuery, HVR (CDC) and any middleware and front-end solutions you are passionate about. All of our cross-functional scrum teams embrace experimentation and new technologies. And share a burning ambition to work hard and play hard in equal measure. Which is why we have our own soccer field, games room and bar on Fridays. Continuous improvement and cooperation are cornerstones of our company. As a BigQuery Specialist Bol.com Fulfillment Center you can achieve great things solo, and even greater things together.

What you get

What you get

  • Money and more...

    Working at bol.com is challenging and therefore you get something in return. Besides salary, you will receive a yearly bonus, holiday allowance, holiday entitlement of 29 days, travel allowance, group insurance and more.
  • Extra Service

    Besides legal conditions, we also have interesting extra's for you. For example relocation allowance, support with your relocation, free parking and staff discount on all bol.com articles.
  • Besides work

    At bol.com there is also a lot to do after work. Most of the activities are initiated by our own colleagues. That’s why all activities are very diverse and always voluntary. For example playing sports, team activities, Friday drinks or meetups.

How it works

  1. Your application
    Carefully, we take a look at your application. Within 2 weeks you know if we invite you for an interview.
  2. First contact
    We call you to set up an interview. And since we’re already talking: feel free to ask any question you may have.
  3. First date
    In this first interview we’ll get to know each other. We want to find out more about you. Work experience is interesting, but we also want to find out more about you as a person. Together, we’ll find out if this job is a match made in heaven.
  4. Your next interview
    Before the next interview we will ask you to take an online assessment. We’ll also discuss the position and your team in depth.
  5. Is this love?
    2 interviews are usually enough to see if it’s a match. And if you agree… well, it’s the beautiful beginning of your career at bol.com :)

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