Principal data engineer

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Innovation & Engineering

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IT&S Group

Job Summary:

The Principal Data Engineer for Digital & Analytics Digital Technology leads data engineering across our Trading & Shipping business entity. The Principal Data Engineer will drive our big data & analytics technical data strategy and combine their technical expertise with strong business acumen and data domain knowledge to create value for bp. The individual continues to be hands-on to define and build data products, for example writing and reviewing code, architecting distributed data systems and providing actionable, pragmatic insights in technical design reviews. Data Engineering & Data Management is a discipline at bp and the individual will line manage a number of individuals as well as 3rd party contractors.

Job Description:

About the job:Leads, grows and develops a team of data engineers that writes, deploys and maintains software to build, integrate, manage, maintain, and quality-assure data at bp.Creates positive engagement and drives an inclusive work environment with team and stakeholders through the quality of interactions and collaboration across multiple business entities.Effectively works with cross-disciplinary collaborators and stakeholders across multiple business entities.Architects and designs reliable and scalable data infrastructure.Advocates for and ensures their team adheres to software engineering best practices (e.g. technical design, technical design review, unit testing, monitoring & alerting, checking in code, code review, documentation),Responsible for deploying secure and well-tested software that meets privacy and compliance requirements.Responsible for service reliability and following site-reliability engineering best practices: on-call rotations for services they oversee, responsible for defining and maintaining SLAs.Actively contributes to improve developer velocity About you:Experience leading, growing and developing a data engineering team of around 30-150 peopleDeep and hands-on experience designing, planning, productionizing, maintaining and documenting reliable and scalable data infrastructure and data products in complex environmentsDevelopment experience in one or more object-oriented programming languages (e.g. Python, Go, Java, C++)Experience designing and implementing large-scale distributed systemsDeep knowledge and hands-on experience in technologies across all data lifecycle stagesStrong stakeholder management and ability to lead large organizations through influenceContinuous learning and improvement mindsetBS degree in computer science or related fieldNo prior experience in the energy industry requiredDesirable Criteria Experience in financial services and/or tradingExperience in Azure native data platformsAt bp, we provide the following environment & benefits:A company culture where we respect our diverse teams and are proud of our achievementsPossibility to join social communities and networksA healthy work-life balanceChill-out and collaboration spaces in a modern office environmentLearning and development opportunities to craft your career pathLife & health insurance, medical care packageAnd many others benefits!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, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Apply now!#bpDataAnalytics#datanalytics

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

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