Data engineer

We're looking for an experienced Data Engineer to join our team in Helsinki. As a data engineer you will help and enable our data scientists and researchers to get the most out of our unique health data resources,fulfilling our mission of solving chronic diseases with preventive healthcare.

What you'll do

As part of our data science team, you will design, build and maintain infrastructure for data collection, storage and use in our hybrid cloud environment. You will support our data scientists in developing and deploying both customer-facing and internal data products. You will get to plan and take part in making important technology decisions.

Technologies we work with:

  • Programming & computing: JavaScript, Python, R, STAN
  • Databases: SQL, NoSQL
  • Tools and environments: AWS, Linux, shell, Docker, Gitlab, Tableau

What we're looking for:

We're looking for a person with hands-on data engineer experience. You’re eager to learn new things. You enjoy helping data scientists effortlessly access, store and manipulate data from various sources, ranging from metabolomics data from Nightingale's proprietary platform to genomics data from the world’s largest biobanks.

We also value:

  • Strong experience in designing, building and maintaining a hybrid cloud data science infrastructure
  • Experience in handling large biological data sets, such as genomics data
  • Experience with big data tools such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive
  • Practical understanding of data analysis workflows
  • Good communication and team working skills

Our perks:

  • Meaningful, pioneering work that offers you the opportunity to constantly develop your skills
  • Access to unique omics data sets
  • Unique opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team of scientists, sales professionals, developers, designers and biotech business experts
  • Flexible and informal working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Full fringe benefits for health and wellbeing incl. massage, commuting, sports and culture
  • Premium health insurance
  • Quirky team get-togethers
  • Interest clubs from running to music (we have an in-house band!)

The position full-time field position is based in Helsinki and available immediately.

Nightingale in brief

Nightingale Health is one of Finland’s fastest growing biotech companies with over 80 team members and customers in over 20 countries. We develop pioneering solutions that focus on active prevention of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. We reveal unique molecular insights that are invisible using standard technologies. The broader visibility allows us to predict the future risk of a person developing a chronic disease. Knowing the risk means having the ability to make a positive impact on health. We believe that rather than solely treatment, health should be about keeping people healthy. We’re also a bunch of lovable, welcoming people with a sense of humor and an ambitious attitude.

Next steps

If you’re interested in joining our flock, please fill in your information and attach your CV and cover letter below. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Nightingale’s Talent Acquisition Specialist Mira Nuotio, firstname.lastname[at]

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