Data Engineer

Location: Lausanne, VD

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For our client, one of the most recognizable brands in the banking sector worldwide, Swisslinx are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated Data Engineer with initial experience of data analytics, good Python and Linux skills and interest in Big Data topics to join our client’s innovative Analytics Team in Lausanne.

This is a rolling 12 month contract role starting no later than June 2021 with strong chance of extension or internalization.

As the successful candidate you will build and drive new and state of the art technologies in various fields. You will join a small team of 10 people working in data analysis, data sourcing, data engineering and visualization, who interface with a large Data Science team of 70+ people sat in Zurich. You will be part of an open-minded team with a strong team spirit that act in a high-performing and dynamic working environment.
The team is responsible for data sourcing and ingestion in the Big Data Lake for various projects in the Risk and Compliance Department. The candidate will be supported and directed by the partner team in Zürich.

Your responsibilities will mainly consist of data sourcing and data integration tasks as well as the following:

  • Data discovery and understanding in source systems, capturing metadata, mapping data elements to business data requirements and do data profiling
  • Work closely with Data Owners, Business and Big Data Project team to clarify requirements
  • Prepare technical connectivity specifications for the development team and implementation of data quality checks
  • Serve as data subject matter expert during user acceptance testing and in discussions with IT stakeholders
  • You will be part of an open-minded team with a strong team spirit that acts in a versatile, dynamic, and flexible working environment

As the ideal candidate you will bring a versatile technical skill set and strong academic qualifications who can fulfil as many of the following requirements as possible:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Information Technology
  • Technology background in databases and ability to write sophisticated SQL queries and query multiple data sources and tables
  • Understand database concepts especially composite primary and surrogate keys (eg. Oracle or MySql or any relational databases)
  • Good Python skills e.g. ability to create and maintain Python scripts
  • Good understanding of Linux and knowledge of Bash
  • Technical experience creating data structures on Hadoop nice to have
  • Experience with Data Warehouse and Big Data technologies is a plus
  • A strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking ability
  • Fluency in English (French/German knowledge beneficial)

Our client offers a unique opportunity to work on high profile project within a new team using new technologies and are open to discuss flexible / agile working. We look forward to receiving your application!

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