Senior Data Engineer

Why Work for XpertHR Explore the human side of data With over 10,000 resources at our disposal, we provide indispensable industry information for the HR sector across the UK, the US and the Netherlands. We empower organizations to make the right decisions around their people. At the same time, we're creating an inclusive, people-focused environment of our own. A culture where individuals with ambition, curiosity and ideas can make an impact. Where you can think big, aim high and explore more. ??????? Senior Data Engineer-Remote working occasionally required to attend the office in Sutton, Surrey Greater London This position performs complex research and data engineering assignments within XpertHR, and provides direct input to project plans, schedules, and methodology in the development of cross-functional products. This position performs date engineering design - typically across multiple systems; mentors more junior members of the team; and talks to users/customers and translates their requests into solutions. We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer with data transformation skills who work with the creation of the XpertHR Data Lake solution for the Reward Analytics product. Responsibilities Perform daily data loads ensuring recurring updates are logged and tracked. Interface with other technical personnel or team members to document, interpret, and finalize requirements. Produce code that is efficient, repeatable, without defects, and adherent to best practices such as naming conventions, encapsulation, etc. Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of data components. Complete complex data engineering bug fixes and issues, researching and identifying root causes as appropriate. Identify opportunities to apply automation or other tools to improve effectiveness or efficiency. Work closely with other development team members to understand complex product requirements and translate them into data engineering and/or data management designs. Innovate process improvements that enable efficient delivery and maintenance. Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews. Operate in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders. Train entry-level and less senior data engineers as directed by department management, ensuring they are knowledgeable in critical aspects of their roles. Requirements Proven experience in data management area with a technical competencies required. Have strong understanding on data architecture. Strong proficiency with data manipulation technology - Must have Apache Spark, Python, PySpark experience. Strong hands on technical SQL experience. Strong knowledge of multiple data storage subsystems (e.g. Data Lakes, MongoDB and SQL Server). Good working knowledge of platforms such as Windows, Unix, Docker, Kubernetes. Cloud experience with Azure or AWS Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum). Strong understanding of normalized/dimensional data modelling principles. Expertise in different Object Oriented development languages. Knowledge of test-driven development (TDD) What's it like to work here? Outstanding - you've probably already got a feel for what we do and the technology we're involved with but what's really stands us out from the crowd is our culture. We're an agile, dynamic and forward thinking organisation who understands the importance of looking after our staff. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products, providing our employees with interesting challenges for their personal and career development whilst also striking the right balance between work and family life. Our Benefits In addition to all of this, we offer the following 'core' benefits: 25 days annual leave (with option to buy up to 5 days) 3 discretionary days over Christmas 2 paid charity days, where you get paid to help the community (as a business we do a lot of charity work) Pension Life assurance scheme (4Salary) Share options scheme Private Medical Insurance Women in technology: We are very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 27% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology: Mentoring scheme for women in technology Women's network forum Regularly run events for schools girl about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in tech. At Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions Group having diverse employees with different perspectives is key to creating innovative new products for our global customers. We have 35 diversity employee networks globally and prioritise ensuring inclusive leadership is part of our culture. Our aim is for every employee to be the best version of themselves. We would actively welcome applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We encourage applicants and employees to tell us about any health issues they may have to allow us to put in place reasonable adjustments that may support applicants in the application process and support employees to succeed in their role.
Posted
01/07/2022
Location
London, England, UK
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