Data Engineer

Tirana, Albania

Role Description

At Cardo AI, we don’t just make things – we make things possible. We solve the most challenging problems with the most radical solutions in how private markets are managed and monitored. Based in Milan, London, Tirana & Pristina. We work together to decide what will give our customers the most value and how to accomplish it. Our most important values are

“Act like an Owner”,

“Keep it Simple”,

“Disagree and Commit”,


We are looking for an Associate Data Engineer to join our talented Data Team.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, testing and maintaining data pipelines and data systems, as well as providing technical support for our data scientists and analysts.


  • Architect, build, and optimize end-to-end data pipelines that power our organization’s data-driven decision-making processes.
  • Collaborate closely with data scientists and analysts to deliver high-quality data products, providing technical expertise and support throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Ensure data quality and accuracy by working with cross-functional teams to establish and enforce data standards and best practices.
  • Develop, implement and optimize highly efficient ETL processes to efficiently and reliably ingest, process and store large volumes of data in our data systems.
  • Design, write, and maintain comprehensive unit and integration tests to ensure the reliability and stability of our data pipelines.
  • Participate in code reviews and provide feedback to other team members to ensure high-quality code and design standards.
  • Monitor and proactively troubleshoot data pipeline issues to identify and resolve performance bottlenecks, scalability issues, and other technical challenges.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to understand their unique data needs and requirements, and design and implement data solutions that meet their business objectives.


  • Experience with SQL and Python;
  • Hands-on experience with the Spark framework;
  • Experience with working in large-scale data warehousing and analytics projects;
  • Experience with cloud computing, preferably AWS.


  • 3 years of working experience in data engineering or related field
  • Experience working in a start-up/scale-up in a SaaS platform
  • Knowledge of Docker, Airflow, PostgreSQL and message queuing services like Kafka
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • If you are passionate about data engineering and want to work with a talented team in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply.

We Offer:

 Great benefits: We offer a competitive salary and stock option plan to become part of the company. Health Insurance. All the latest tech you need, you just need to ask for it.

 Flexible and Remote Work; Remote opportunities, work from home days, and flexible vacation policies allow everyone to optimize their work-life balance. You choose when and where you want to work!

 Be part of a growing fintech company named as one of the 20 EU scale-ups in 2021 and winner of European big data value forum.

 An opportunity to develop software solutions that matter and tackle real challenges of private market investments. Every day, our software is making a difference for our clients, supporting them to do their job better and empowering everyone to make better decisions. We are improving the way private markets are operating.

 You will work in the front-line. Together with product owners, you will be in touch with our clients and our market, understanding their needs and challenges and proposing new ways to solve them.

 Agile development process: With a wholesome approach to applying the Scrum framework, clear roles and responsibilities, we make sure to give every one of our co-creators a reputable voice on the user stories under their supervision. We don’t skip inclusive planning and are very thorough on our Retrospectives, enabling action to improve the overall experience sprint after sprint, one step at a time.

• A diverse tech stack. We are very eager to see how the tech space is evolving and for this we have developed our microservice architecture to support our tech teams to experiment with new coding languages and frameworks: Go, Java, Scala, Elixir etc.

 A good work-life balance. We know that solving big problems can keep you up for long hours, but this is not the way to go. We have assigned a WORK-LIFE balance officer that is responsible for our engineers in finding solutions and avoiding any situation of potential stress and burnout. After all, why do we even bother with Scrum time boxes?

 Team Outings & Events. We love to organize team retreats in the beach and mountains.

About Us:

We help institutional investors and credit originators to manage private debt investments, securitization and RE assets through a next generation technology and data science. Our mission is to bring transparency, efficiency and artificial intelligence to the world’s private debt market. We manage the whole spectrum of private debt products from digital lending, to bank loans, from SME and consumer loans, to trade receivables and real estate.

Private debt markets are challenging and fragmented: due-diligence, data treatment, risk analysis, reporting and monitoring requires a lot of effort and expertise.

With Cardo AI technology and artificial intelligence algorithms institutional investors, servicers and originators will have one source of truth with standardized and normalized data, single deal transparency, smart allocation system, portfolio creation functionality, reporting and monitoring to external investors and regulatory bodies.

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  • Milan:
    Via Monte di Pietà 1A, Milan, Italy
  • London:
    40 New Bond St, London W1S 2DE, UK
  • Tirana:
    Office 1: Rruga Adem Jashari 1, Tirana, AL
    Office 2: Blvd Zogu I, Tirana, AL
  • Prishtina:
    Street Musa Tolaj, Lam A, Entry 2/104, Prishtina, Kosova

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