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Data Engineer


At Kitab Sawti, we're building an audiobook service for 400 million Arabic speaking people around the world. We are now looking to expand our engineering team.

We're looking for someone that has solid experience when it comes to all things data. You love databases? You love Machine Learning? You love learning? You love building data pipelines? This job is for you.

On top of that, we are heavily invested in our engineering team members and want them to attain fulfillment on a daily basis. We want to make sure this is the best place to work, and an experience you'll cherish for the rest of your life.


  • responsible for the structure, future, and health of all of our data systems and pipelines.
  • Perform data aggregations, manipulations, and cleaning to ensure data integrity throughout the entire analytical process.
  • Build ML and AI systems that take us to the next level.


  • Experience from a start-up or an international top-tier company, preferably with an online subscription-based business model.
  • Excellent statistical skills that are grounded in a thorough understanding of testing
  • Experience in data aggregation and processing tools like Kafka.
  • Demonstrated experience with database technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Hive, Oracle, SAP, DB2, Teradata, MS SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Demonstrate experience with business intelligence and visualization tools (Tableau, MicroStrategy, ChartIO, Qlik) along with geospatial data processing skills is also a plus.
  • English language fluency.


As a team member, we think...

  • You have an open mind for challenges to learn new stuff.
  • You can deliver results reliably in a team or by yourself. You manage your own daily work, and you understand what and when to communicate to your team.
  • You communicate perfectly in English with your team and others, both in person and remotely.
  • You like to share your knowledge with others.


Some Benefits

In addition to our regular company benefits, the tech team offers the following:

  • Job is remote. We have offices in Dubai, Stockholm, Paris, Ramallah, and more if you'd like to come in. We also sponsor your co-working space needs.
  • $20/hour to work on OSS projects in your free time.
  • We provided everything you need to do your best work (laptop, peripherals, etc..)
  • Continuous personal development
  • Work with some of the best in the industry


How to apply

We are hiring continuously so don’t wait! We are looking forward to your application where we can tell you more about what we do and what we can offer.


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Some of your colleagues

111 52 Stockholm Directions hassan.bazzi@kitabsawti.com


Regeringsgatan 65
111 56 Stockholm Directions hello@kitabsawti.com

Workplace & Culture

We have users all over the world, from different cultures and different experiences. We want the people in our company to reflect that. We strive for a diverse and including culture with people who are curious and want to be the best in what they do! We work smart, have fun and value openness, taking responsibility and honest communication. If you want to be a part of passionate team building the future of the Arabic storytelling tradition, you have found the right place.


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