Data Engineer

Job description

As part of PwC’s global strategy, The New Equation, we’re investing significantly in skills, capabilities and technologies to address the breadth and complexity of the challenges that our clients face with their businesses and in society. One of our responses to this was establishing Tech Central, a technology focused function working alongside other PwC teams.

Tech Central is rapidly growing and the environment that our people work in is fueled by ingenuity, collaboration and innovation. Our people are skilled and passionate about the work they do. As part of the team you’ll experience an environment consisting of a wide range of technologies with ample room for you to learn, grow and innovate.

About the team

Building technology assets is one of our top priorities in Tech Central, and you will be part of a digital asset delivery pod at the heart of this. These pods are customer specific and you’ll build technology solutions in collaboration with other technical specialists including Agile Delivery Managers, Product Managers, Developer/s, Tester/s, Technical Architects as well as subject matter experts from wider Tech Central teams.

The Role

As a data engineer, you’ll join our growing engineering community to deliver high value, world class products and services. Responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to the development of new and existing enterprise and mission critical products across the full lifecycle.

  • Responsible for setup and maintenance of data infrastructure and pipelines across our projects and products

  • Assisting teams with design and use of data models that power their use cases, including contributing to the discussion on data capture and metrics

  • Working as part of a team of Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Product Managers

  • Coaching and managing junior engineers

  • Helping choose new technologies for data processing and implementing the changeover to use them in secure manner with highly sensitive data

Core Skills and Experience

  • Advanced working knowledge in Python

  • Advanced knowledge in SQL

  • Significant practical experience working with cloud platforms

  • Experience in building and maintaining data pipelines and architecture

  • Demonstrable experience across data engineering disciplines including data governance, quality, migration, modelling and warehousing

  • Open to learning new technologies, methodologies, and skills

Skills we’d like to hear about

  • Experience with Microsoft technologies such as Power BI, Data Factory, Synapse, Data Bricks, Data Lakes, PySpark

  • Data processing frameworks Data orchestration and monitoring systemsNoSQL databases for document storage Message brokers, caching, and queuing systems

  • Management of data security, privacy, and lineage

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.

Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition:

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

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