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Senior Data Engineer

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Role area:
Technology
Contract type:
Full Time
Location:
Cluj - Napoca
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The Role

We are looking for a Senior Database Developer with proven data integration skills to develop and support Integration, ETL (ELT), Data Warehouse and Reporting solutions delivered by the Data team. Working within an agile environment you will team up with Data Warehouse developers, QA Engineers and system integrators to work on projects prioritized by various areas of the business.

The successful candidate will have good technical and problem solving skills, with a positive and results driven attitude, a strong communicator who is capable of interacting with both technical and non-technical people.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Work as an effective member of a data scrum team – understanding and contributing to the agile delivery process, and taking ownership for your team’s software quality from concept to production
  • Create and promote the use of behaviour/test-driven development at multiple levels within the software by pairing with production code developers and product owners.
  • To promote the production of reusable code and modules where appropriate with a view to maximising effort and reducing development costs applying principles of Agile delivery
  • To deliver excellent production quality code and encourage and mentor other developers to do so
  • To ensure risks and issues are identified in a timely manner and effectively communicated with proposed resolution and mitigation strategies to the Data Delivery Manager.
  • Work as an effective member of a scrum team – understanding and contributing to the agile delivery process, and taking ownership for your team’s software quality from concept to production
  • To ensure risks and issues are identified in a timely manner and effectively communicated with proposed resolution and mitigation strategies to the Data Delivery Manager
  • To be proactive and drive the building of effective relationships across Data and key areas of the Paddy Power Betfair business stakeholder community
  • Write and maintain functional and technical specifications
  • Monitor, optimize and trouble shoot database performance
  • Analyse code for problem resolution
  • Thorough, demonstrable unit testing

Experience & Qualifications:

Essential

  • Excellent SQL
  • Dimensional data modelling
  • Demonstrable experience with high-volume data loads (terra bytes and above)
  • Knowledge of ETL from highly transactional (1000s records/second) OLTP systems
  • A proven ability to influence technical decisions in a fast moving commercial environment
  • Demonstrates excellent people skills
  • Demonstrates exceptional communication, interpersonal skills and consistent high energy levels
  • Proven development skills in one of the following
  • SQL on a MPP platform – Redshift (or similar)
  • EMR
  • Talend
  • Dimensional data modelling
  • Experience on database performance analysis and design
  • Unit testing knowledge
  • Experience using relational database systems such as Oracle
  • Demonstrable experience with high-volume data loads (terra bytes and above)
  • Knowledge of ETL from highly transactional (1000s records/second) OLTP systems
  • Exposure to Continuous Delivery / Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Go, Jenkins)
  • A proven ability to influence technical decisions in a fast moving commercial environment
  • Demonstrates excellent people skills
  • Demonstrates exceptional communication, interpersonal skills and consistent high energy levels

Desirable:

  • Experience in Real-time Data Integration using tools such as Spark of Kafka
  • Experience of working with large data warehouses (10 TB+) with multiple sources and outputs
  • Agile
  • Knowledge of the online gaming/gambling industry
  • Educated to degree level in a science or technology related field

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Proactive work ethic with the ability to deliver results and meet challenging deadlines
  • Passion & flexibility to work the hours required to see projects to completion in a timely, accurate & efficient manner.
  • Self-motivating.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of pride in work produced.
  • Proven ability & desire to innovate.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Enthusiasm for the software development process.
  • Good English language skills.