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Senior Data Engineer

Job Description


My client are a major player in the New Media sector. Having recently hired 3 well respected Technologists to help them build the NI team, they are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join the data team, where you will be responsible for partnering with international engineering teams, developing new features of their data stack, and working with data science and analytics teams to make the business work better and go faster.

This is a fascinating time to be involved in New Media, and consumers are seeking a viable and credible alternative to common media channels. This role would be a fascinating opportunity for a Data Engineer with a keen interest in new media / politics.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product owners to understand data needs and scope out technical solutions for data challenges
  • Design and implement cloud based data architecture, and work with data architects and product managers to grow the organization's data toolset
  • Champion the evolving dataops footprint, including experimenting with new applications and tooling to catalyse cost-efficient data ingestion
  • Work with product owners and data scientists to ensure data quality and integrity through data collection, processing and distribution
  • Bring strong knowledge across the data landscape, from ingestion tools to a rich understanding of data in order to be an excellent partner for analysts and stakeholders
  • Push the group to improve data integrity testing, documentation, and data discoverability


What my client are looking for:

  • Excellent in Python and SQL
  • Ability to communicate clearly with both business and technical audiences
  • Experience translating data needs into deliverables to meet business goals
  • Self-directed, supremely curious, and detail-oriented
  • Team player who's able to collaborate across functions
  • Familiarity with Snowflake


Bonus points:

  • Experience with time series data
  • Infrastructure as code


For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Ryan Quinn in the strictest confidence.
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