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Data Engineer

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Software Development



Company: World’s leading executive search consulting firm

Location: Dublin City Centre

Contract: 6 months rolling contract

Daily Rate: Competitive Daily rate


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

What you need:

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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