Senior Data Engineer

localhost s.r.o.

Place of work
Remote work
Contract type
full-time, trade licence
Start date
Wage (gross)
3 300 EUR/monthFinal agreement depends on your skill-set and experience. This is the subject of a partnership agreement during the selection process.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Cat® Digital is the digital and technology arm of Caterpillar Inc., leveraging the latest technologies to build industry leading digital solutions for our customers and dealers. With over one million connected assets worldwide, our teams use data, technology, advanced analytics, telematics, and AI capabilities to help our customers build a better world.
Working with a Fortune 100 leader, you can build your career on a global scale and take advantage of development opportunities with emerging technologies. We’ve created an inclusive environment for you to explore your passions, make an impact and do the work that really matters. Join Us.

Job Opportunity:
Cat Digital is expanding its operations and opening a new branch in Slovakia. We are seeking talented individuals to join our team to help us establish and grow our presence, organization, culture, which will drive our digital product development efforts. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and collaborate with top professionals working on very high impact and visibility products. Don't miss this chance to join a newly forming presence and support digital innovation for a global leader in heavy machinery!

Localhost, a dynamic team of tech enthusiasts in Košice, has partnered with us to serve top global brands. As a member of our growing team, you'll have the opportunity to join us at an exciting time and work on high-impact projects that redefine what's possible in the world of heavy machinery.

What will you do? 
As a Senior Data Engineer at Cat Digital's new Slovakian branch, you will contribute to design, development and deployment of Caterpillar’s state of the art digital program. You will be responsible for:

• Development of applications, project management, and complex assignments.
• Development of application focused around delivering business valuable features.
• Mentor and assist other engineers, providing technical assistance and direction.
• Identifying and encouraging areas for growth and improvement within the team.
• Guiding the team to developing a structured code, new program documentation, operations, documentation, and user guides.
• Communicating with end users and internal customers, helping them with development, debugging, and testing.
• Performing integrated testing to ensure timely, quality results.

Employee perks, benefits

• Transparent approach and communication
• Professional growth
• Supporting your ideas
• 3x localhost days and 3x sick days
• Flexible working arrangements
• Bonuses at every smashing life events
• Benefit plus budget

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Relevant degree in Computer Science or similar field.
• 5 years or more experience with software development, testing, creating documentation and working within a team.
• 5 years or more of experience in designing and developing software applications in Java or Scala.
• Passion for technology and eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment.
• Solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals like data structures and algorithms.

Top Candidates will also have:

• Developing software applications using relational and NoSQL databases.
• Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure DevOps etc.
• Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure.
• Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)
• Strong understanding and/or experience in some of the following,
• Message brokers such as Kafka, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, Kinesis.
• Experience writing API proxies on platforms such as Apigee Edge, AWS API Gateway or Azure API Gateway
• Hands one experience with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible
• Test driven development and behavior driven development.
• Hands on experience with testing tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines.
• Datastores such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Oracle.
• Debugging and maintaining software in Linux or Unix platforms.


Brief description of the company

“Think globally, act locally."​

We at Localhost are passionate group of tech enthusiasts, with strong software development history and expertise, agile mindset, and DevOps culture. Established in Kosice, Slovakia, we've evolved and grown in 10 years of time, to now be capable of serving the best global brands of the world.

With more than 50 engineers, customer focus, continuous improvement, and growth attitude, we are proud to be the partner to several domestic and world-wide customers.

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Number of employees

25-49 employees


ID: 4713109  Dátum zverejnenia: 27.11.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 300 EUR/month