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The Dock - Senior Data Engineer

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00545078


- Job description

The Dock is a multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, where designers, doctors, visionaries and makers are doing things that matter for people, places and robots. Located in the heart of the Dublin Docklands in a connected, state-of-the-art workspace designed for creativity, collaboration and fun.
We’re looking for Data Engineers to join our growing organisation.  Operating across all stages of the innovation spectrum, with a remit to build the future in real-time. The working environment will be open and interactive facilitating collaboration with colleagues, clients and ecosystem partners. Our experimentation culture, combined with a disruptive brief will ensure that together we make major societal impacts.  

Are you ready to join top innovators making a global impact?

What are we looking for?
We’re looking for talented Data Engineers with a strong interest in new and emerging technologies.  You have strong data modelling skills and confidence handling complex data, structured and unstructured; you are capable of quickly integrating data sources and feeds to empower rapid application development within an Agile environment. 

Why Agile? 
Agile professionals define an adaptive model based on greater collaboration and communication between teams; Agile is a cultural change that impacts people, processes and tools in different ways across the organisation; based on iterative, time boxed and incremental approach, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing and cross-functional teams. Agile promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery and encourages a rapid and flexible response to change. 

What you will be doing
We are looking for a talented Data engineer to join Accenture’s centre for innovation. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team to design and engineer effective data components and integration scenarios. As a member of the Software Engineering team of the centre for Innovation, you will be responsible of the data-aspect of innovative concepts. You will be working on data analysis, transformation, modelling and integration visualization of complex data of various forms and from heterogeneous sources. You will demonstrate quick understanding of business concepts along with your ability to identify entities, relationships and ways to effectively model data with quality and performance in mind. You will be making justified recommendations on data modelling practices, tools and specific technologies to consider.
Your skills and qualifications 
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in working with data-intensive software projects
  • Deep understanding end experience of data storage technologies (RDBMS such as MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, SQL Server; NoSQL e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB; Data Marts & Data Lakes)
  • Experience in designing and engineering data transformation components with ETL tools
  • Experience with data-intensive projects involving Big Data, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence
  • Programming/scripting languages: e.g. Java, Scala, Python, R 
  • Cloud services: e.g. AWS/Azure/Google Cloud/Openstack
  • RESTful Web services and Micro services for data collection/access
  • Experience with agile development (SCRUM, Kanban, etc.) 
  • Self-starter with an aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with Linux/Unix

  • Distributed Messaging: e.g. Kafka and Zookeeper
  • Batch processing frameworks: e.g. Spark
  • Real time processing frameworks: e.g. Spark Streaming, Storm, Flink
About Accenture 
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. The Dock at Accenture is a multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, as an accelerator for Accenture and our clients to unlock value. Launched in Sept 2015, the global innovation centre brings together top talent under three disciplines; designers, developers and domain experts with expertise in AI, IoT, digital marketing, cyber security, advanced analytics and tech development.

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