Join an Automotive Company of worldwide renown.


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We have an exciting opportunity as:


Assistant Manager Data Engineering and Analytics (m/f/d)

at the KIA Motors Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.


Kia Motors is, together with its sister brand Hyundai, the fifth-largest automotive company in the world. Since its foundation in 1944, Kia Motors has been a significant player in the booming automotive industry, not only in South Korea but worldwide. People drive KIA cars in about 180 countries.


KIA Motors Europe is the Regional Headquarters of KIA and centrally leads the Sales & Marketing activities for 14 European sales subsidiaries and coordinates the activities of our production facility in Zilina, Slovakia. KIA Motors Europe employs about 5,500 persons in Europe, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Slovakia. We sell just over 500,000 vehicles and produce about 300,000 vehicles for worldwide distribution every year.


You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations.
  • Playing an active and important part in the development of KIA Motors in Europe.
  • Developing new frameworks and solutions.
  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute.
  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more.


The Challenges: High - The Job: Great.

1. Your initiative, energy and persistence will ultimately determine your success.

2. You will work in a network of experts in IT and other business professionals.

3. You have the spirit that makes us successful.


You are +++ ambitious +++ dynamic +++ flexible +++ optimistic +++ patient +++


Your Mission:


  • Develop and maintain Data & Analytics solutions for Kia Motors Europe (KME) and its subsidiaries
  • Maintain and further develop the existing data warehouse by integrating new data sources and optimizing existing ones
  • Improve maintainability, testability, readability, usability, and extensibility of the existing solutions
  • Design, implement, and test a new data infrastructure prototype following the KME IT data strategy
  • Build strong working relationships with KME business teams and technology vendors
  • Help the business teams answer business questions effectively and efficiently using data
  • Offer technical advisory and training for KME and its subsidiaries
  • Create technical and non-technical documentation


Your Talents:


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, data science, data engineering, or a closely related field
  • Minimum 1 year of working experience as data engineer or software engineer developing Data & Analytics solutions
  • Significant experience with SQL and one of the high-level programming languages (e.g. Java, Python or JavaScript)
  • Familiarity with major software development tools (e.g., Git, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence) and Linux-based environment
  • Experience with SAP BW, query designer, and Tableau (or comparable BI tools) is a plus
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills to gather and interpret data to support key decisions
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities (investigation of complex business challenges and formulation of efficient and practical solutions)
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to new tasks, technologies and challenges in a fast-moving environment
  • Experience and/or understanding of the automotive industry is a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills and multicultural competence
  • Comfortable interacting with both technical & non-technical audiences across the organization
  • Enthusiastic about knowledge sharing
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills; additional languages are a plus


If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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