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Senior Big Data Engineer (BI)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Purpose

Design, development and delivery of big data platforms, integration frameworks, processes and code.


Key Experience & Skills

  • Relevant degree and/or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive end-to-end BI solution design and development
  • Practical experience of the Microsoft SQL Server BI stack including SQL Server (2012 +), Integration Services, Analysis Services, Reporting Services
  • Expertise in OLAP/Dimensional models
  • Expertise in query tuning, index creation, database optimisation and troubleshooting
  • Experience in gathering and analysing business requirements
  • Knowledge in big data cloud architectures with proven experience working with Microsoft Azure big data technologies (e.g. data lakes)
  • Good understanding of application life cycle management ideally using TFS or Visual Studio Online
  • Experience of data ingestion tooling an advantage
  • Relevant work experience in Tech related teams
  • Extensive database experience (preferably Microsoft) working with multi-terabyte, 24/7 uptime database systems

Key Accountabilities

  • Acts as subject matter expert for cloud data services, technically leading the company approach to big data solutions, designing and implementing cloud data services as appropriate
  • Contributes to the data platform roadmap, utilising the latest technologies, as required
  • Designs and implements ETL strategies and solutions using SSIS 2012+
  • Designs, develops, configures, debugs/tests, implements, manages and documents BI solutions and processes
  • Designs and develops SSIS packages, stored procedures and ETL code
  • Undertakes data transformation and tuning / optimising code
  • Ensures all code is version controlled, all work is clearly documented and centrally located and standards, design styles and best practices are enforced
  • Provides technical oversight and coaching to the rest of the team for Cloud/Big data services


Key Interfaces

  • Works closely with the business to ensure clear understanding of data
  • Engage with stakeholders to understand business needs and requirements
  • Works with wider Tech team to ensure a stable environment and continuity of service
  • Coach other members of Tech on new data technologies and ways of working


About Us

GoCompare is a technology business operating in the price comparison market. Based in South Wales, we currently employ over 190 staff and have recently listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:GOCO)

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