Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Contracting, Technology

€300 - €350 per day depending on experience 

Data Engineer

Our client, based in Athlone is looking for a Data Engineer to be based onsite in Dublin City Centre for a contract of initially 6 months’ duration.

If you’re an enthusiastic engineer that takes proactive ownership of a problem that needs solving, contributes to design and implementation of a solution through to a logical conclusion that positively impacts the Teams internal and external customers and can write code that is simple, clear and easy then read on!

As a member of the Data team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, testing and tuning data pipelines and other batch processes
  • Preparing executable scripts for ad-hoc reporting and data validation
  • Assisting developers in trouble-shooting long running queries and deadlocks
  • Participating in release management and deployment of database schema and code
  • Participating in Scrum ceremonies within an Agile Team
  • Contributing to the team knowledge base (Confluence)
  • Mentoring of Junior Developers as and when needed
  • Ensuring high test coverage of developed code

 Required skills:

3 years of experience with relational databases (preferably SQL Server):

  • Writing SQL queries
  • Indexes and Statistics
  • Profiling and Performance Monitoring
  • Sound knowledge of database architecture
  • CDC and CT technologies
  • Peer to Peer replication
  • A high level programming language (C#, Java, Python, Ruby)
  • Scripting languages, e.g. Bash, Powershell
  • Continuous deployment tools e.g. TeamCity, Chef, Jenkins, Puppet

Desirable skills:

1 year of experience with AWS (EC2, DynamoDB, Lambda)
Experience with a high level programming language (C#, Java, Python, Ruby)
Knowledge of Serverless patterns and practices
Knowledge of automation patterns
Familiarity with batch and stream processing technologies (e.g. Hadoop/Hive/Spark/Kafka)


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