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Senior Data Engineer

  • Canterbury
  • Data and Analytics, Developer
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • 17 Feb 2024
  • Influence data practices and create innovative data solutions
  • People first - hybrid working + flexibility + 6 weeks leave + extra sick leave
  • Learning & development focus + external training opportunities
The Role:

As a seasoned Data Engineer, Data Warehouse or BI Developer, you'll have a passion for shaping the future of data solutions in a dynamic environment. You'll be dedicated to advancing the use of data & analytics in a leading education organization, with a focus on modern technologies and collaboration throughout the business. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in optimizing data practices, creating advanced data solutions, and ensuring seamless analytics experiences for stakeholders.

The Company:

A dynamic and innovative organization that stands as a frontrunner in their industry within New Zealand. As a company at the forefront of their field, they are actively involved in a range of thrilling projects across their entire business. Their unwavering dedication to continuous improvement and advancement, particularly in the digital realm, sets them apart.

At the core of their success lies their talented team, and they foster a workplace culture that thrives on open communication, seamless collaboration, integrity, and operational efficiency. Our client truly values their employees and recognizes the pivotal role they play in driving the organization forward.

About You:

As a high-performing individual who loves data & analytics, you'll bring significant experience in this area in professional, commercial environments, showcasing a track record of several years working on a range of analytics platforms. Your proficiency in tools such as Azure data tools, Snowflake and/or DBT reflects your commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements. Your advanced SQL knowledge and experience with relational databases set you apart, while your collaborative approach and ability to align data engineering efforts with organizational objectives make you a key asset to any team.

In addition to your technical prowess, you thrive in a collaborative work environment, sharing knowledge and insights to facilitate a collective understanding of data systems and architectures. Your passion for continuous learning and dedication to shaping the future of data analytics in education align seamlessly with our organizational values.

  • Experience with Snowflake is a big advantage for this role, but other similar tools are definitely still considered
  • Strong understanding of data analytics techniques and data warehousing concepts.
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience with relational databases.
  • Preference for expertise in Azure data technologies, such as Azure Data Factory etc.
  • Good knowledge of data warehousing and DBT for transformations is preferred.
  • Experience with Power BI and cloud environments.
  • Familiarity with programming languages (Python, R, JavaScript) and data structures is an advantage   
  • Work From Home flexibility and a hybrid working environment
  • Additional annual leave - 6 weeks
  • A Learning & Development plan to grow within the business professionally and personally
  • Health & Insurance packages
  • ...and plenty more!
This role is Christchurch-based and the successful applicant must be based in Christchurch or able to relocate. 

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