Software Engineer - DevX at Matillion | Powderkeg

Location: Madrid

Team: Site Reliability Engineering

Matillion is The Data Productivity Cloud.

We are on a mission to power the data productivity of our customers and the world, by helping teams get data business ready, faster. Our technology allows customers to load, transform, sync and orchestrate their data.

We are looking for passionate, high-integrity individuals to help us scale up our growing business. Together, we can make a dent in the universe bigger than ourselves.

_ About the Role_

Matillion is built around small development teams with responsibility for specific themes and initiatives. The Site Reliability Engineer - DevX is someone who likes to have an impact on building tools for other engineers to improve the developer experience. The Developer Experience team at Matillion is part of the Internal Engineering Platform group in the Site Reliability Engineering division, and works on tools and resources to make engineering efficient, easier and engaging.

We value in-person collaboration here at Matillion, therefore this role follows our hybrid work structure where Matillioners work 2 days a week in either our Manchester or Madrid office. Our core day is Wednesday, and the second day will be determined together. The rest of the week you are welcome to work from the office, or remotely if you’d prefer.

Technologies you’ll use…Java, Python, Cloud Tech, Kafka, Databases, Docker, Terraform, Agile (Scrum), React

What you will be doing

  • You’ll be researching and experimenting with new ways to improve developer workflows and practices to empower our Engineers to be more productive
  • You’ll also be authoring and engaging with documentation, curating presentations, demonstrations, and learning guides to make it incredibly easy for developers to do their jobs
  • Contributing to high-impact tech initiatives that shape how developers write and ship code, you’ll improve the overall development process by identifying gaps or inefficiencies in workflows and suggesting solutions
  • By creating the next generation developer tooling and infrastructure for Matillion, focusing on productivity, testing, and release, you’ll implement and automate development best practices and strategies
  • You’ll also develop and track key metrics for engineering performance, drive their improvement over time, and communicate their status

What we are looking for

  • Software Engineer background with programming experience in one or more of the following; Java, Javascript/Typescript, React, NodeJS, Python, Go, AWS, Docker, Serverless, Terraform
  • Proficient in measuring success, value and gaps, and strive to justify decisions with data
  • Proven experience collaborating and working with stakeholders, for example across a wider Engineering team, or Product teams
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with people at all seniority levels
  • Experience in cloud infrastructure cost optimisation and management would be ideal

At Matillion, we are committed to providing competitive salaries in line with market standards. Our estimated compensation range for this position is €38,000 - €57,000 but the final salary will be based on your relevant skills, experience and qualifications demonstrated in the hiring process.

Matillion has fostered a culture that is collaborative, fast-paced, ambitious, and transparent, and an environment where people genuinely care about their colleagues and communities.

Our 6 core values guide how we work together and with our customers and partners. We operate a truly flexible and hybrid working culture that promotes work-life balance, and are proud to be able to offer the following benefits:

_ Our Benefits_

- Company Equity

- 30 days holiday + public holidays

- 5 days paid volunteering leave

- Health insurance

- Life insurance

- Access to mental health support

- Career development with access to a Udemy account, Blinkist and much more!

More about Matillion

Thousands of enterprises including Cisco, DocuSign, Pacific Life, Slack, and TUI trust Matillion technology to load, transform, sync, and orchestrate their data for a wide range of use cases from insights and operational analytics, to data science, machine learning, and AI.

With over $300M raised from top Silicon Valley investors, we are on a mission to power the data productivity of our customers and the world.

We are passionate about doing things in a smart, considerate way. We’re honoured to be named a great place to work for several years running by multiple industry research firms.

We are dual headquartered in Manchester, UK and Denver, Colorado.

We are keen to hear from prospective employees, so please apply and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch. Alternatively, if you are interested in Matillion but don't see a suitable role, please email

Matillion is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our team. Matillion prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, Matillion does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Software Engineer - DevX
  • Company
  • Location
    Altrincham, CH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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