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Lead Data Engineer

Synechron Inc.
Belfast, United Kingdom
£70k - £85k
Closing date
Jun 9, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We're Synechron, a global consultancy Laser-focused on accelerating digital initiatives in financial services with over 14,500 members of staff across 19 countries and a unique mix of end-to-end digital, business and technology services, we help clients solve complex challenges with modern and innovative solutions.

Our clients come to us with problems that need genuine thought, intelligence and knowledge; we're not just putting bodies on seats.

Synechron Data Engineers

As a Data Engineer, you will work on digital, data-driven transformation initiatives alongside data scientists, developers and DevOps engineers. You will help visualize, design and build the core data platforms and services based on a data mesh approach, using proven best practices and modern tech stacks.

We're constantly looking for talented engineers across Cloud, Infrastructure, DevOps and Security, among others to add to our growing team in Belfast. Therefore, even if some of the job duties are unfamiliar to you, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We believe that new challenges inevitably lead to new opportunities.

• Design and deploy core platform components for a new data mesh driven solution
• Prioritize and deliver against a defined Backlog of Epics in an agile approach
• Review and demonstrate solutions with stakeholders and aligned agile pods
• Identify and implement automation opportunities to ingest, search and process datasets
• Liaise with peers within various business domains to facilitate the adoption of the new platform

Job requirements:
  • Development of existing ETL pipeline to new more stable and scalable structure.
  • Lead code efficiency effort to reduce the runtime of a daily run logic down from hours to minutes.
  • Create and maintain ETL pipelines utilising Python or Scala and Apache Spark.
  • Experienced in version control software (GIT), leading the transition into more industry-standard practices around version control.
  • Worked in Agile framework utilising Kanban boards and Scrums resulting in a highly adaptable team of 40+ personnel.
  • Translation of business requirements.
  • Worked with senior management to develop strategic targets during quarterly planning.
  • Write detailed documentation to accelerate onboarding and auditing.
  • Development and maintenance of ESG data asset.
  • Establish secure best practices in HDFS clusters.
  • Output validation through HIVE utilizing SQL

It would be great if you also had:

• Any experience in Apache Spark

• A background in financial services, banking and large enterprise environments

We Can Offer You

• Immediate interviews and starts

• Market-leading rates

Benefits Include (not limited to):

Competitive Compensation / Flexible Working / min 5% Matched Contributary Pension / 25 days leave / Extensive Training Opportunities to Upskill / Bupa Health + Extra Health Cover

Diversity Statement

Synechron are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative 'Same Difference' is committed to fostering an inclusive culture - promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We encourage applicants from across diverse backgrounds, race, ethnicities, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientations, or disabilities to apply. We offer flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programmes to support our global workforce. Empowerment and collaboration are at the core of how we operate.

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant's gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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