Data Engineer – Technical Analyst 61153

Job description

Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe’s leading entertainment brand. Our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine.
As a Data Engineering specialising in Technical Analysis within the Data Engineering team you’ll develop your career and be responsible for analysing source data and designing data pipelines for cloud and on-premise systems to meet the needs of our users.

What you’ll do:
Representing the technical analysis function, you will:
  • Working with stakeholders and business departments to understand the business issues and data challenges, thereafter developing requirements, specifications and recommendations related to a proposed solution.
  • Help drive key data architecture decisions by demonstrating a working understanding of the underlying data requirements, source systems, platform capabilities and target business areas.
  • Design of Data Models and ETL pipelines to meet the business requirements in the most efficient manner.
  • Carry out Impact Assessment from current to future state and contribute to estimates for the cost of the proposed changes.
  • Ensuring that risks and issues are identified in a timely manner and effectively communicated proposed resolution and mitigation strategies to the wider delivery team.
  • Work effectively with members of the team to playback the business challenges and proposed changes to ensure they have a full understanding of the impact and retain a close relationship throughout, to ensure that the requirements are met.
  • Provide accurate estimates of time needed for analysis; including dependencies, risks and assumptions.
  • Contribute towards defining the analysis best practice and standards and ensure consistency of delivery across the team.

What you’ll bring:
The successful candidate will have the following skills/knowledge:
  • Proven experience of delivery of analysis across large scale data warehousing projects.
  • Demonstrable application of Data Warehousing principles in terms of dimensional modelling and ETL pipeline design.
  • Experience of translating diffuse and complex business requirements into user stories covering functional, non-functional, security and acceptance criteria.
  • Excellent SQL skills enabling large scale data transformation and analysis.
  • Experience in an ETL tool-preferably Ab Initio or Informatica but not essential, and or data components of the Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience of working within Agile Projects, using Agile methodology and tools.
  • Confident and collaborative team member, working with peers in the development and test disciplines (and beyond) to ensure the requirements are delivered.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and has a proven ability to influence technical decisions in a fast-moving commercial environment.
  • Effective management of multiple priorities and conflicting requests, escalating to senior management where necessary.
  • Knowledge of Cloud products and services, such as Google Cloud SQL, BigQuery, Cloud Storage, Compute Engine, Dataflow, Dataproc, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Functions, Data Lake Storage, Data Factory, Databricks, Amazon Athena, EMR, Redshift, Lambda, S3, SageMaker would be beneficial
  • Strong awareness of Sky’s products and services.

The Rewards:
There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:
  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you’ll work:
Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.
On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.
Livingston Watermark House:
Our lively campus is a free shuttle bus away from Livingston South train station and the town centre. Plus there’s onsite parking available for cars, motorbikes and bicycles.
You’ll be well fed at our subsidised canteen, and you can keep in shape at our onsite gym. Or play a game of pool or table tennis.
Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working!
And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

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