Cloud Engineer
PwC
London, GB
5d ago

Job description

The Cloud Data Engineer will have a solid technical background and demonstrable data engineering skills gained in a practical environment and as such those with only theoretical viewpoints will not be considered.

The ideal candidate will be able to build on these skills and help deliver and maintain an end-to-end advanced analytics solution on cloud.

You will have exposure to the cloud, ability to build and maintain data pipelines, understand CI / CD for end-to-end cloud solutions, be able to manage and maintain pre-existing ecosystems, you will be competent in SQL and Python and able to flex into different variants easily and as required.

What will I do?

Build and maintain data pipelines (including those from 3rd party sources and APIs)

Identifying and patching issues and bugs identified in the pipeline / architecture

Working as part of a data specialist team to deliver quality service to engagement client

Providing access and identity management to onboard new customers onto the pre-existing platform

Communicating with key stakeholders to define data requirements to support business issues / queries, including collecting, analysing, interpreting, and translating the result to non-technical stakeholders

What are we looking for?

Experience working in the area of data engineering

Knowledge and / or certifications demonstrating capability in the above

Demonstrable experience across data engineering disciplines including data governance, quality, migration, modelling and warehousing

Advanced working knowledge in SQL and fluency in Python

Significant practical experience working with cloud platforms

Experience in building and maintaining data pipelines and architecture

Experience with both PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrable experience of success within a range of complex project environments and sectors

Open to learning new technologies, methodologies, and skills

What is nice to have?

Experience in DevOps (CI / CD).

Experience in Azure DataFactory, Google Data Flow, Data Fusion, Data Prep, AWS Glue or equivalent

Experience working with cloud-based ecosystem

BPSS or SC security clearances desirable

What is in it for you?

As we're responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity longer-term to work with a wide variety of high profile clients.

We're also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally.

You'll therefore be included on our specific Operate training framework, tailored to match your skills, needs and career aspirations.

Fully funded by us, you'll complete externally accredited qualifications that will benefit you in the role you are working in.

Our training programme is further enhanced through a variety of softer skills training sessions focusing on your relationships and leadership skills.

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other as part of your employment

Our dedicated internal Careers Service.

Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related)

25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package

Flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family's) needs.

Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC

Data Engineer (Cloud)

About the role (Location)

The role will be based in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh or Glasgow however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time.

Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.

Overview of the role

Our ideal candidate is one that has a solid technical background and demonstrable data engineering skills gained in a practical environment and as such those with only theoretical viewpoints will not be considered.

The ideal candidate will be able to build on these skills and help deliver and maintain an end-to-end advanced analytics solution on cloud.

You will have exposure with cloud, preferably in Microsoft Azure build and maintain data pipelines, understand CI / CD for end-to-end cloud solutions, be able to manage and maintain pre-existing ecosystems, you will be competent in SQL and Python and able to flex into different variants easily and as required.

Key activities include, but not be limited to :

Build and maintain data pipelines (including those from 3rd party sources and APIs)

Identifying and patching issues and bugs identified in the pipeline / architecture

Working as part of a data specialist team to deliver quality service to engagement client

Providing access and identity management to onboard new customers onto the pre-existing platform

Communicating with key stakeholders to define data requirements to support business issues / queries, including collecting, analysing, interpreting, and translating the result to non-technical stakeholders

Requirements

We're looking for candidates with the following :

Essential :

More than 3 years experience working in the area of data engineering

Knowledge and / or certifications demonstrating capability in the above

Demonstrable experience across data engineering disciplines including data governance, quality, migration, modelling and warehousing

Advanced working knowledge in SQL and fluency in Python

Significant practical experience working with cloud platforms (Azure strongly preferred)

Experience in building and maintaining data pipelines and architecture

Experience with both PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)

Strong verbal and written communication skills

An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving

Demonstrable experience of success within a range of complex project environments and sectors

Proven ability to integrate well into a team and build relationships with senior stakeholders

Proven analytical and skeptical mindset with an ability to develop solutions to technical problems

Ability to work as part of a larger team and take responsibility for the work you deliver

Open to learning new technologies, methodologies, and skills

Preferred :

Experience in Azure DevOps (CI / CD).

Experience in Azure DataFactory.

Experience working with the Microsoft Azure cloud-based ecosystem

BPSS or SC security clearances desirable

Undergraduate degree (e.g. BSc, BA)

What is in it for you?

As we're responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity longer-term to work with a wide variety of high profile clients.

We're also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally.

You'll therefore be included on our specific Operate training framework, tailored to match your skills, needs and career aspirations.

Fully funded by us, you'll complete externally accredited qualifications that will benefit you in the role you are working in.

Our training programme is further enhanced through a variety of softer skills training sessions focusing on your relationships and leadership skills.

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other as part of your employment

  • Our dedicated internal Careers Service.
  • Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related)
  • 25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package
  • Flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family's) needs.
  • Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC
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