Data Engineer

Your mission

You connect the future by building bridges between people, infrastructure and data. That’s how you make leading port operations future-proof and dynamize the world’s economy.

Rombit’s fair share in this? We connect top-notch talent. We let you discover new perspectives and rise above and beyond.

Your responsibilities

Creating new ways to unlock actionable insights

In this role you will be thoroughly involved in the creation, maintenance, testing and evaluation of data lakes and data dashboards.

You will be responsible for the setup of data pipelines that extract data from different sources and aggregate the data in a data lake or data warehouse.

Your focus will be turning raw data into valuable insights using a variety toolsets, techniques and technologies.

  • You design new or improve existing data architectures to match the needs of our customer.
  • You analyze and understand existing data sources, verifying quality and integrity, and improving the overall quality where possible
  • You analyze datasets to identify business improvements and optimizations.
  • You assess any opportunities to improve the effectiveness of possible data models by creating early proof of concepts
  • You integrate existing data sources into data dashboards and/or applications while collaborating with data scientists and/or analysts.
  • You implement data pipelines and data models, transforming raw data into usable, actionable data. You will monitor outcomes and adjust to optimize the results
  • You maintain a strategic overview of the business requirements of the customer and are able to align your solution with these needs.

Your skillset

A strong analytical mindset with a can-do attitude

  • You have extensive experience with Python, Java or Scala programming languages.
  • You have hands-on experience with both SQL and NoSQL storage solutions (Cassandra, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL)
  • You have a good knowledge of data streaming, data cleaning and data analysis
  • You are experienced with streaming and data processing technologies such as Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, …
  • You are familiar with building and deploying robust and performant data pipelines using python, java or node.js.
  • You have experience with Azure Cloud Services and Microsoft SSIS
  • You have a can-do attitude
  • You are analytical and well organized
  • You can work independently and handle responsibility well
  • You are fluent in English and preferably also Dutch

Your package

  • A competitive salary with numerous advantages: insurances, car and bike leasing, lunch and eco vouchers,…
  • A highly inspiring, challenging and fun work environment with frequent team building days (and nights)
  • A  training budget, knowledge sharing sessions, meetups,… Never not learning!

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Why join Rombit?

Personal growth

You'll learn new things every week during our Knowledge Sharing Sessions and meetups. Never not learning!

Solid team

You'll work in a solid, self-steering team, backed by colleagues who are eager to tackle the most complex challenges. Together.

Spacious office

You'll feel at ease in our bright, peaceful office. It's located in the heart of Antwerp, easily accessible by bike, car and public transport.


You'll have an impact on the dynamics within ports, the gates to the world's economy. You'll boost their safety, security and efficiency.


You'll have the freedom to express your ideas and take ownership. We value your input and insights. You're the expert, right.


You need a break? Challenge your colleagues for table tennis, table football or darts in our lounge.

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