Ukraine Remote

Data Engineer



Ciklum is looking for a Data Engineer to join our team full-time in Ukraine.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role

As a Data Engineer, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow.

As a Senior Data Engineer specializing in custom data ingestion and orchestration, you will play a pivotal role in building and maintaining our data pipelines for a high-impact RAG-based AI product. Your primary responsibility will involve writing custom data ingestion code in Python and SQL, orchestrating document processing pipelines using Airflow, leveraging dbt for data transformation, and building indices in OpenSearch to power our application backend. This will include writing clients for RESTful APIs, scraping text from websites, cleaning data from text transcripts, and extracting data from PDFs and images. Additionally, you will be tasked with implementing data quality and observability solutions to ensure the reliability and accuracy of our data.


  • Develop and maintain custom data ingestion solutions for a variety of data sources
  • Design and orchestrate document processing pipelines in Airflow
  • Utilize dbt for data transformation and modeling
  • Implement data quality checks and monitoring solutions to ensure data integrity
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements and deliver tailored solutions
  • Optimize data pipelines for scalability, performance, and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to data ingestion and processing
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in data engineering and recommend innovative solutions to enhance our data infrastructure
  • Document processes, workflows, and best practices for knowledge sharing and team collaboration


  • Proven experience (5 years) as a Data Engineer
  • High level of proficiency in Python and SQL
  • Experience with Cloud engineering (AWS)
  • Hands-on experience with orchestrating workflows (Airflow)
  • Hands-on experience with data transformation and modeling (dbt)
  • Strong understanding of data quality principles and experience implementing data quality checks


  • Experience with Snowflake
  • Experience with search engine databases (Elasticsearch/OpenSearch)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and Node.js
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

Personal skills

  • Ability to work independently, take ownership of work, and see tasks through to completion
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills in a remote work environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Passion for leveraging data to drive insights and decision-making

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, Mental Health programs, as well as financial and legal consultations
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy license, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just dont miss your regular team stand-up
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfill your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

Discover the pros of 20-year global experience! Join one of the largest IT companies in Ukraine, awarded as one of the top 10 employers in Ukraine by Forbes.
Boost your skills and make a difference with cutting-edge projects, skilled colleagues and the latest tech stacks.

Ciklum has been recognised as a veteran-friendly business by the Veteran Hub in Ukraine.
We’re committed to creating a welcoming environment for veterans and developing processes that meet their needs. We value the skills and unique perspectives military veterans can bring to our business and are willing to support their transition to civilian life.

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Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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