Data Engineer


Fair, Focused, Forward 

iBanFirst is a global financial services provider delivering solutions across banking borders. As an alternative to the traditional bank offer, iBanFirst helps international SMEs to thrive while simplifying their daily operations. To do so, iBanFirst has developed a cutting-edge core banking platform enabling fast, secure and cost-effective multicurrency transactions. Thanks to iBanFirst, financial teams can make and receive payments in over 30 currencies and hedge foreign exchange risks.

Founded in Paris in 2013 by former bank executives and entrepreneurs, iBanFirst is a French company headquartered in Belgium, with operations in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. It is regulated as a payment institution, passported throughout the European Union, and serves thousands of customers all over Europe. Member of the SWIFT network and SEPA certified, iBanFirst holds AISP and PISP accreditations under PSD2. The company has raised €46m from Xavier Niel and leading European venture capital funds, such as Elaia and Bpifrance Large Venture, among others. In May 2021, iBanFirst completed a growth equity funding round with Los Angeles-based private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners.

Why work for us? 

Being part of our team is a unique opportunity to develop your skills and progress rapidly in an environment at the cutting edge of innovation. 

Job description

We are looking for a passionate Data Engineer to integrate our growing data engineering team. This team is focused on iBanFirst data platform, including APIs and microservices, datalake and datawarehouse, ETL and flows industrialization, scalability and maintenance. The data engineering team is responsible for the data quality through the complete data lifecycle. The team ensures data integrity, security, and guarantees data is always available and consistent. The team is also building tools and frameworks for machine learning and data science, in order to create new services and extract valuable insights from iBanFirst data. The current data stack consists of Kafka, MySQL, Airflow, Python/Java/Go, Talend, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Metabase and Tableau. It is constantly evolving and challenged.

In this context, your main tasks will be:

  • Develop, test and maintain ETL processes for data transformation
  • Format, organize and combine raw data from different sources
  • Build API and microservices in order to deliver and exploit data everywhere
  • Build data models and pipelines to store data in consistent and machine-readable formats
  • Prepare data for human-readable descriptive analysis and prescriptive modeling
  • Identify and utilize opportunities for data acquisition
  • Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability


Preferred experience & Skills

  • Eager to learn, passionate about data and tech, who is willing to grow
  • Collaborative, enthusiastic about teamwork and learning new things
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in a similar environment
  • Willing to create and maintain API, microservices, ETL and other tools
  • Willing to work with our tech stack : Kafka/Java/Go, MySQL/Talend, Python/Airflow, Talend
  • Willing to create POC with data-science and machine learning
  • Self-starting and autonomous
  • Fluent in English
  • Capital market / foreign exchange market knowledge is nice to have

What we offer

  • Various missions and projects in an innovative and rising start-up in a thriving industry (fintech)
  • A key role and a unique opportunity to shape the future of iBanFirst
  • A great, professional and international team with a flat hierarchy
  • A nice work environment, in a brand new office located in Paris 8
  • Regular offsite and internal events

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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61 Rue de Courcelles
75008 Paris Directions +33 1 76 44 00 47 View page

Workplace & Culture

At iBanFirst, we love people who are motivated, passionate, independent and flexible, with an entrepreneurial spirit. If they’re excited about financial technology (FinTech), that’s a great bonus!

We are successful not only because of our innovative technology and service solution, but also because our team is fun, talented, creative and keen to excel.

iBanFirst it's 15 different nationalities throughout Europe, (Paris, Brussels, Antwerp and Dijon).

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