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Client Facing Digital Engineer – Big Data

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00564142


- Job description


Location: Dublin
You must hold current eligibility to work in Ireland to be progressed for this role.
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
We are looking for Data Engineers to join our growing, award winning, consulting team in Accenture Digital. Accenture serves many of the FTSE 100 on high-profile projects. You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients and you’ll have opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company. Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
What responsibilities will you have?
  • Designing and implementing modern, scalable data pipelines for our clients leveraging Hadoop, NoSQL, Apache open source and emerging technologies, covering on-premise and cloud-based deployment patterns
  • Designing and implementing data access patterns and data pipelines on Hadoop and NoSQL platforms leveraging agile, DevOps, continuous integration and continuous delivery approaches
  • Supporting hackathons which allow us to work with publicly available data and open source tools to create new data engineering patterns and codebases


What type of skills & experience are we looking for?
  • 3+ years of experience working in data-intensive analytics projects
  • Experience of working in data storage platforms such as Cloudera or Hortonworks
  • Experience in data management solutions (RDBMS such as MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, SQL Server; NoSQL e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB; Data Marts & Data Lakes)
  • Experience in designing and engineering data transformation with ETL tools
  • Experience with data-intensive projects involving Big Data, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence would be an advantage
  • Programming/scripting languages: e.g. Java, Scala, Python, R would be desirable  
  • 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.) 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science or related field desirable
  • #AccentureAnalytics18
What personal qualities do we expect?
  • The ability to apply analytical and creative thought
  • The ability to deliver high profile activities to tight timescales
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Keenness to learn and try new things
  • Willingness to travel
What’s in it for you?
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 20 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 2 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
About Accenture
Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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