Senior Data Engineer
London, City of , United Kingdom
3d ago

Position Summary / Responsibilities

Data Architect / Senior Data Engineer (Advanced Data Analytics)

Location : Chiswick Park

As a Data Architect / Senior Data Engineer, you will be part of Unisys Data Analytics consulting & services business in EMEA .

Primary focus for this role is to provide IPSL Data Center with a new data architecture and reporting solution.

Data Architecture activities will include the understanding of the current data architecture and the formulation of a clear, documented proposition that would lead to improvements to the volume and velocity of data.

The Data Architect will have to gain understanding the current data structure and gaps , evaluate the current technology stack and propose enhancements to both the technology stack and the data structure.

The Data Architect is then expected to execute the data architecture strategy to achieve the preset KPIs .

The ultimate goal for the Data Architecture is not only to provide a more comprehensive intra-daily view of data, but also to provide a drillable dashboard that would surface the data based on IPSL requirements.

Currently a dashboard exist but does require both improvement in terms of functionalities and in terms of data connections / availability.

You will be required to support solution development, and support educating the internal team on data science techniques / methods as required.


Proven experience working as a Data Architect , ETL specialist and / or hands-on Reporting lead, alongside a proven ability to augment existing data structures, an understanding of interactive reporting facilities, and the ability to translate business / functional requirements into business results for our clients.

The Data Architect will be responsible for delivering the next generation of interactive Dashboard , and for the creation of a near-

real time data ecosystem. The ideal candidate has excellent technical acumen and communication skills and can interact with both business and technology stakeholders .


Requirements for the role :

  • Design experience in enhancing existing data architectures
  • Design experience in recommending and implementing new data architectures
  • Hands-on experience in designing, creating and implementing star schemas, ETL and smart reporting solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft BI stack, and knowledge of more advanced data warehousing options (e.g. Hadoop, etc.).
  • Proven track-record in creating MS Power BI dashboards

  • Experience within the FS services
  • Understanding on data architecture to support analytics is a plus
  • Understanding on Big Data ecosystem / tools
  • Experience in Data Warehousing, ETL, Data Processing or Data Architecture and in Dashboarding
  • Experience and Education

  • Experience working in Data Engineering as a Data Architect or ETL specialist with experience creating data structures to support reporting and analytics
  • Proficient in using programming languages ( SQL mainly, R, Python , a plus) for data wrangling.
  • Proficient in MS BI stack , with specific focus on advanced reporting capabilities
  • Experience testing and validating dashboards
  • Experience in engineering Big Data solutions . Experience in using cloud computing platforms and big data tools (e.g. Spark) is desirable
  • Experience with other leading data visualization tools such as Tableau , Qlick technology is a plus
  • Takes initiative
  • Independent, innovative, result driven with team oriented attitude
  • Willingness to travel (up to 40% at one time)
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) and other European languages a plus
  • Desired education qualification - MSc or PhD (Computer Science or other IT subjects, Engineering, Big Data and Data Science)
  • Company Information

    Unisys is a global information technology company that builds high-performance, security-centric solutions for the most demanding businesses and governments on Earth.

  • Unisys offerings include security software and services; digital transformation and workplace services; industry applications and services;
  • and innovative software operating environments for high-intensity enterprise computing. We build better outcomes securely for our clients across the Government, Financial Services and Commercial markets.

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