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Who are we?

EIT Urban Mobility is an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union and Europe’s largest network for transport innovation in cities.

Our mission is to accelerate change towards a sustainable model of urban mobility and liveable urban spaces.

Using cities as living labs, our industry, research and university partners will demonstrate how new technologies can work to solve real problems in real cities by transporting people, goods and waste in smarter ways.

Join our team and be part of the change!

Be part of a team where you will perform the following tasks:

The Data Architect Assistant will support key activities in the IT Department and report to the Head of IT. The primary focus will be to contribute in managing the databases required for the business. Defining, feeding and maintaining a centralized data structure and integrating the data generated in SaaS Applications will also be a key part of the role. Managing the business continuity policies and measures, including critical data backups, will also be required. The secondary focus will be to manage the access to the central corporate data.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Scaling, maintaining and optimizing IT architectures using cloud solutions (MS solutions: ADF, Synapse)
  • Defining and maintaining ETLs for the central database (ADF, Synapse)
  • Migrating and integrating information segregated into the corporate cloud infrastructure.
  • Managing security and access of cloud-based systems
  • Ongoing operational administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Integration of data generated in different SaaS solutions.
  • Technical focal point for company’s yearly data reporting
  • Collaborate in assuring corporate Data consistency.
  • Conducting stress tests to ensure systems’ robustness.
  • Participating in assessments of new IT tools for data management.

What you will bring along the way:

An ideal candidate would strive to generate positive environmental and social impact in line with EIT Urban Mobility’s mission. We are looking for individuals with a “can do” attitude, who are passionate about disseminating knowledge, know-how, good practices and lessons learnt.


  • A Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science Engineering (or similar)[1]
  • Excellent written and spoken English (C1).
  • 2 years of professional experience in an equivalent role.
  • Strong IT/technical knowledge: video recording, video editing, video publishing and tagging, e-learning content/module management, customer data-base management, etc;
  • Motivation to work in fast-moving, innovative, and sometimes ambiguous environments;
  • Team player who can work independently;
  • Organized and structured, pro-active and hands-on;
  • A positive and ‘can-do’ mindset.


  • Fluency in any European language other than English.
  • Technical certifications in the field of Data management, IT systems’ management, cloud computing or similar.

[1] Only qualifications issued by an EU Member State authorities and qualifications recognised as equivalent by the relevant EU Member State authorities will be accepted.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work in an international environment with a company culture focused on empowerment, thriving and continuous growth.
  • Join a creative and diverse team of highly driven individuals that take out-of-the-box thinking to another level.
  • Strike the right Work-life balance: On top of the flexible hours and remote working options and facilities, you will be granted 27 days of paid time-off to rest and re-energize.
  • A yearly training catalogue to support your career development.
  • A tax benefit powered by Cobee, allowing you to save on your personal income tax.
  • A Private health insurance.
  • Work in a modern, flexible and collaborative workspace with 360 views of Barcelona, located in the iconic Torre Glòries.

Kindly note that this position is based in Barcelona.

This is a permanent and full-time position, with possibility to homework up to 2 days a week.

No relocation expenses are granted.

Application process

General Conditions:

By the closing date of this call candidates must:

  • be a national of an EU Member State or have a working permit valid to work in Spain;
  • enjoy their full rights as citizens;

If you are interested this position, please submit your application before the deadline through the LinkedIn post where it is published by following the instructions below. Reminder: A COVER LETTER IS REQUIRED.

Save your CV and Motivation Letter IN ONE SINGLE PDF FILE and upload it to your application file on LinkedIn.

Equal employment opportunity statement

AT EIT Urban Mobility, we value and celebrate diversity in every aspect of life and believe that everyone deserves an equal chance to succeed.

Here we value your talents, skills and experiences, and do not discriminate on any basis –whether it be disabilities or other special needs, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, language, political affiliation, property, marital status or any other irrelevant factor.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment where everyone can feel comfortable and thrive.

Data protection disclaimer

Your personal data will be processed with utmost care by the EIT KIC URBAN MOBILITY, S.L. or its subsidiaries.

The said processing will allow us to manage the recruitment of the offered positions, and more specifically:

  • to enable you to submit your CV to apply for specific jobs;
  • to match your details with the job vacancies and to eventually contact you;
  • to retain your details and notify you about future job opportunities similar to the specific role for which you have contacted us;
  • to answer your enquiries.

You can exercise your data protection rights, writing to recruitment@eiturbanmobility.eu.

You may find further information in the full GDPR Compliance privacy note for applicants available here.