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Snowflake Data Engineer

Date:  20-Sep-2021
City:  London
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

Snowflake Data Engineer (L3/4)

 

About GFT

GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading financial institutions. Other sectors, such as industry and insurance, also leverage GFT’s strong consulting and implementation skills across all aspects of pioneering technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0, and blockchain. 

With its in-depth technological expertise, strong partnerships and scalable IT solutions, GFT increases productivity in software development. This provides clients with faster access to new IT applications and innovative business models, while also reducing risk.

 

About the role

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join the GFT team and help build out our rapidly expanding digital transformation business. This position will be based in London, but international travel may be required. The potential and variety of the work that GFT is supporting our clients with is truly mind-blowing. Ideally, you will have public cloud experience, but if you are strong in other areas and want to pivot your career to the cloud, then we will ensure you get that chance.

This role will be within our Data capability and will primarily focus on Snowflake, but there will be opportunities to work on number of different projects mostly using public cloud.

 

Roles Responsibilities

  • Provide deep technical skills for modern data migrations to the cloud and cloud native implementations
  • Be a “go-to” expert for data technologies and solutions
  • Perform hands on design and implementation of complex hybrid and cloud solutions in high availability, high scale environments
  • Ability to provide on the ground troubleshooting and diagnosis to architecture and design challenges
  • Take ownership, review & walkthrough existing code, input into and correct existing architecture, improve the performance, and make the changes.
  • Develop Prototypes and Proofs of Concept to support, test and validate design and delivery assumptions
  • Be an advocate for Data technologies and contribute to the development of GFT’s data delivery capability
  • Communicate complex solutions in business terms to internal GFT and Client Stakeholders
  • Mentor and coach less experienced Engineers to develop and grow GFTs talent pool, share best practice and establish common patterns and standards
     

Essential Technical Skills Required:

  • Demonstrable experience designing and implementing data warehouse solutions with understanding of best practices, common issues.
  • Hands-on development experience with Snowflake.
  • Experience of designing high performant data solutions across huge data sets with Snowflake.
  • Highly advanced SQL.
  • Demonstrable experience implementing data pipelines in both batch and stream processing
  • Understanding of DataOps and ability to create use case agnostic configurable ETL / ELT pipelines
  • Excellent data mapping/modelling skills – understanding data requirements
  • Data serialisation formats: JSON, YAML, PARQUET, ORC, Protobuf, AVRO
  • Demonstrable experience of Agile processes & tooling: Jira, Confluence, Agile/Scaled Agile, SAFE, Kanban, Scrum etc.
  • Experience of any of the BI reporting tools e.g. Qlik, Tableau, PowerBI is a bonus.
     

Personal Skills

  • An ability to apply structured thinking, simplifying complex problems into component parts, to the resolution of project challenges.
  • Working practices; thorough with high standards of work.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to be able to establish rapport with people at all levels.
  • An eye for detail and accuracy, and an affinity with design issues and the ability to help establish an own a vision for our solutions.
  • The ability to work in teams and knowledge of agile processes & ceremonies such as Scrum, SaFe and Kanban
  • Organizational ability and tenacity; able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others.
  • Take a proactive approach to work, good with handling uncertainty and can manage their work without close supervision.
  • A strong sense of ownership and a desire to deliver quality outcomes for the business.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
     

What we offer you:

You will be working with some of the brightest people in business and technology on challenging and rewarding projects in a team of like-minded individuals. GFT prides itself on its international environment that promotes professional and cultural exchange and encourages further individual development.

 

Founded in 1987 and located in 13 countries to ensure proximity to its clients, GFT employs over 7,000 people. GFT provides them with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation. The GFT Technologies SE share is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

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