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Data Engineer / Analyst

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    Digital & Technology

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    Circa 250€ (Negotiable)

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    Paul Smith

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    Paul Smith

Are you a Data Engineer / Analyst looking for your next exciting contract?

Do you want to join a Global Bank on a long term project which is set to last roughly 2+ years?

Do you live in Prague or are you open to relocating to Prague?

If so, then this one is for you!

Job Title: Senior Data Engineer/Analyst
Location: Prague
Duration: Up to 2 year project
Language Requirement: Fluent English

Job Description

Main Purpose of the Role:
• Develop and maintain data analytics solutions, including data pipelines and reporting, leveraging our data lake (Big Data) and relational databases.
• Monitor database jobs and suggest improvements to optimize performance and efficiency.
• Liaise effectively with both business and development teams to ensure alignment of data solutions with business objectives.
Key Responsibilities
• ETL/ELT Development: Hand-code data integration processes, with experience in tools like Apache NiFi being a plus.
• Big Data Technology Stack: Utilize a strong command of Big Data technologies, with a significant advantage given to experience with Google Cloud Platform (BigQuery). Responsibilities include job monitoring (e.g., Ambari), performance tuning, and debugging execution plans.
• Query Languages: Proficiency in HiveQL or relational SQL for data manipulation and query execution.
• Scripting: Develop scripts using languages such as BASH, Python, and VBA to automate and streamline data processes.
• BI Reporting: Create and optimize business intelligence reports, with a preference for advanced knowledge or certification in Qlik (data model and Load Script optimization are significant advantages).
• Extensive hands-on experience with ETL/ELT processes and tools.
• Strong expertise in Big Data technologies, particularly on the Google Cloud Platform, with a focus on BigQuery.
• Proficiency in database job monitoring, performance tuning, and debugging execution plans.
• Strong command of HiveQL or relational SQL.
• Scripting skills in languages such as BASH, Python, and VBA.
• Advanced knowledge or certification in BI reporting tools, particularly Qlik, is a strong plus.
• Self-starter with the ability to quickly get up to speed and take ownership of projects.
• Attention to detail and open-mindedness to new ideas and approaches.
• Prior experience working in large companies with complex infrastructures and processes.
• Proven ability to interface with multiple cross-border teams and senior stakeholders.
Personal Qualities
• Self-motivated and able to quickly adapt to new environments.
• Strong problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
• Ability to drive and own your agenda while aligning with overall business goals.
• Open-minded and collaborative, with excellent communication skills.