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Karriere bei gutefrage

Data Engineer / Machine Learning Engineer (m/w/d)

Are you thrilled to develop new user features from data insights? Awesome! We have the data for you! We are seeking smart people who live and breathe technology and are constantly driven to tackle new challenges. Welcome to the team! We are looking forward to your application in Munich.

gutefrage is more than a question-answer platform. We bring people together and open up new perspectives. On gutefrage our users share and discover knowledge, experiences and opinions.

We stand for a personal and open exchange among each other - at any time and everywhere. Only then can we create wide variety of opinions and topics, which is what our users greatly appreciate.

gutefrage is run by gutefrage.net GmbH, a subsidiary of Holtzbrinck Digital GmbH - part of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.

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Your tasks:


  • You develop data processing algorithms that have a direct impact on our digital product, the gutefrage platform (e. g. recommender systems, duplicate content detection, content quality ranking, taxonomy of tags, and user classification)
  • Your focus lies on data topics for the live platform, and you provide support for business intelligence and data warehousing
  • You work closely with other Engineers and Product Owners

Your qualifications:


  • You have a Graduate degree in computer science, machine learning, mathematics, AI or a related engineering field
  • You have deep knowledge of Spark, Kafka and Hadoop, as well as excellent understanding of data processing 
  • You have experience with data pipelines, both batch and streaming
  • Ideally, you are familiar with machine learning, artificial neural networks, word embeddings and clustering algorithms
  • You have excellent coding skills in Scala or Python
  • You are familiar with the agile methodology and, ideally, have worked in agile teams before  

The technologies we use:

Spark, Kafka, Confluent Platform, MySQL, Scala, Python, ElasticSearch, HDFS, Parquet, Avro, Docker, Continuous Integration, Zeppelin, Tableau, Artificial Neural Networks, NLP, Word Embeddings, Clustering


Our offer:


  • As one of the biggest German websites, we have lots of data
  • Flat hierarchies, a dynamic team, a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and lots of fun
  • We develop feature ideas in engineering and product teams together, and we want you to be part of this process
  • Knowledge exchange, networking and personal development - outside of the rut
  • Participation in SEO-meetings and constant exchange with SEO-experts from other companies and agencies.   
  • Linux or Mac - we leave that entirely up to you
  • Night owl or early bird? We love flexible working hours!
  • Various coffee variations and soft drinks in abundance –  additionally well-equipped fruit baskets for your health 
  • 30 days annual paid leave and generous regulation of additional paid leave for special occasions like Christmas, marriage, birth etc.
  • White sausage breakfast, casual after-work game nights and team events.

Your benefits at gutefrage

Flexible working hours

Specialist literature free of charge

Good transport connection

30 days paid annual leave & special leave

Workshops & Hackathons regularly

Linux, Mac, Windows
– your choice

Portafilter coffee, 
drinks & Club-Mate

Table football & sports-sessions

Are you interested to join the team at gutefrage.net GmbH? When can you start?

We are looking forward to your application, including your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date. Send us an email to:


If you have a github account, please include it in your application - we are especially interested in that! We are looking forward to meet you!


Stefanie Markut

T + 49 89 · 51 51 46 · 125