BI Data Engineer

  • Data
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

BI Data Engineer

Job description

We aim to deliver our clients with high quality, extensive, and up-to-date data around valuable tech-companies. As part of the Data Team, the BI Data Engineer’s main objective is to contribute to executing this data-strategy.

At we value intelligent, articulate and motivated individuals who want to learn a great team and rapidly growing business, but who also thrive working independently with clearly defined responsibilities.

On a daily basis you’ll act to maintain our current data and sources on par with our quality standards, and monitor this through utilizing our data-warehouse and business-intelligence tooling (Tableau).

You will be responsible for data extraction, data cleaning and curation, data normalization and reporting. You will actively seek to build and enhance processes to maintain the highest data quality.

Using BI tools you will provide insights and analytics to help the Data Team and company make better-informed decisions.

You have a passion for anything related to tech startups, big-data and numbers. This not only includes knowing the Dealroom database inside-out, but also staying up-to-date on industry news to truly understand how we can best use internal and external data-sources. If you are a hungry, curious and courageous individual, with exceptional data-skills, a good understanding of technology and a proactive mindset, please read further!

About Dealroom

Dealroom is Europe’s leading provider of startup data & insights. The Dealroom software, database and research enables Venture Capital Firms, Corporates, Advisory firms and Governments to stay at the forefront of innovation, discover promising companies and identify strategic opportunities.

Our core products are:

1/ The Dealroom SaaS Platform that offers an intuitive interface to identify and track promising startups and analyze broader industry/business model trends.

2/ The Dealroom API, enabling our clients to integrate Dealroom data straight into their own applications and processes.

3/ Custom research projects in which we combine Dealroom data with expert insights. The scope of these projects range from market scans and industry deep-dives to high-level analyses of trends on startups, employment and venture capital.

4/ Dealroom Ecosystem Solutions, that provide an open (and crowdsourced) platform to support local governments, founders and investors to keep track of activity in their local tech ecosystem, showcase it to the world and foster networking. For example in Berlin, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Among our clients are world-leading firms including Mckinsey, BCG, Deloitte, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Sony, Sequoia, Insight VP, Balderton Capital, EQT and many others that rely on Dealroom Data as part of their strategic decision-making.


We operate from the heart of Amsterdam. We’re passionate about everything that is happening around technology, start-ups and scale-ups, and aim to capture this in actionable data points for our users. Our company culture is ambitious, diligent and proactive, but also fun and playful including weekly team drinks.

Job Description

The BI Data Engineer will:

  • Lead our data curation and cleaning efforts with the assistance of BI tools
  • Use Python to build and develop sustainable and automated data maintenance processes
  • Monitor, detect and report upon data quality improvement areas, and execute improvement efforts.
  • Define and execute upon a plan for recurrent and statistically relevant sample checks, to validate our data quality.
  • Identify, validate and harvest new data sources and data-points from existing sources.
  • Utilize customer feedback and usage analytics to improve our data quality maintenance processes.
  • Develop, author, and maintain product and product education material, in our company wiki.
  • Work closely with our product and development teams to keep your knowledge up to date, becoming a product expert.

What we can offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • Freedom and responsibility to execute on your own ideas
  • Positive, empathic and outward-focused colleagues and customers that are the forefront of innovation and technology.
  • A great office, in the heart of a vibrant neighborhood.
  • Perks designed to set you up for success in a new reality:
    • When working in the office, a lunch-packs provided
    • Apple or Windows laptop of your choice
    • Flexible working hours
    • Home-office setup (screen, etc)
    • Travel reimbursement
  • Additionally:
    • Take your birthday off
    • Eligibility to earn Employee Stock Units
    • Learning & development budget
  • More to come!

Job requirements

  • University degree in Computer Science or a similar field
  • 2-3 years experience in a similar role
  • Extensive experience with Excel, Python, Git and MySQL is required
  • Solid experience with BI Tools (Tableau is a major plus)
  • Proven experience with data modeling, data normalization, data curation
  • You are meticulous and creative
  • Good analytical skills, good with numbers
  • You have a structured way of working and don’t lose sight of the important details.
  • You’re always looking for ways to optimize and automate repetitive support processes to free up more time to spend on quality interactions with clients.
  • You have a passion for technology, startups and venture capital markets.
  • Comfortable with working in a multicultural and fast-growing start-up work environment
  • Self-motivated, detailed, ability to prioritize, proactive and ambitious
  • Fluent in English. Any additional European language is a big advantage