Backend Data Engineer (Contract)

Backend Data Engineer (Contract)
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Job Description

My Dublin based client is looking for a Backend Data Engineer to join their team for a contract position to strengthen their Business Intelligence capabilities.

My Dublin based client is looking for a Backend Data Engineer to join their team for a contract position to strengthen their Business Intelligence capabilities. In addition to working with current tooling, the client have undertaken an ambitious global digitalisation journey and this role will play a key part in implementing next-generation tools in Ireland.

Job Responsibilities

  • Play lead role in preparation and deployment of new company proprietary system to the market.
  • Play lead role onboarding the Irish business unit to the new global data and BI tooling:
    • ETL/ELT (Matillion)
    • Data Warehouse (Snowflake)
    • Data Virtualisation (Denodo)
    • Reporting/BI (Power BI, Tableau)
    • Data Lineage (Collibra)
    • Quality Assurance (Trillium)

Experience Required

  • Third-level degree, including a strong computing/mathematical/statistical element;
  • Extensive experience harnessing operational/transactional relational databases for BI purposes;
  • Extensive experience performing complex data analysis and report development;
  • Proven experience with ETL/ELT tools (ideally Matillion;
  • Proven experience of data warehousing concepts and tools (ideally Snowflake);
  • Knowledge of data virtualisation concepts and tools (ideally Denodo;
  • Extensive experience with data visualization tools (ideally Power BI, Tableau, BO, Qlik;
  • Great core design skills, ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, colour;
  • Knowledge of data lineage concepts and tools (ideally Collibra);
  • Knowledge of data quality assurance tools (ideally Trillium);
  • Aptitude to learn quickly and apply knowledge across different contexts;
  • Highly motivated with strong work ethic;
  • Proven ability to work in a self-directed manner to deliver projects;
  • Proven ability to lead BI projects;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, influencing, collaboration and listening skills, including ability to interact with business colleagues in plain English, and IT colleagues in precise technical terms;
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Experience working with Agile methods;
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence; and
  • Proficient in the Microsoft 365 suite.

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