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Data Engineer

  • Location:

    Abu Dhabi

  • Sector:

    Data, Analytics & Insights

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Kyle Rossi

  • Contact email:

    KRossi@mcgregor-boyall.com

  • Job ref:

    KR0304_1661801219

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Data Engineer

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Full Time, Permanent

EU Candidate Friendly


We efficiently source, deploy and maintain technology solutions across the entire organization, working as a strategic partner for the business and fostering prudent innovation by empowering our teams.

Anchor Profile Skills

Focus:
Data Acquisition, wrangling, modelling, and serving
Key Languages/ tools:
    • Python
    • Pandas
    • PySpark
    • SQL

Technical skills:
  • ETL: process of transforming the data from a source: PySpark or pandas preferred
  • Scripting languages: Python, SQL
  • Algorithm and Data structures: understanding of the commonly used algorithms
  • Experience with working in an agile environment (CI/CD, Code review, Unit tests…)
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Functional skills:
  • Knowledge of Financial markets and main assets classes (Equity, Fixed Income…)
  • Portfolio Risk Management: Knowledge of the concept of portfolio exposures, performance

Responsibilities

  • Implement and deploy data solutions and pipelines using primarily PySpark
  • Implement best practices patterns
  • Engage with stakeholders and take ownership of deliverables
  • Understand business problems and offer technical solutions
  • Improve productivity by using automation where applicable

Experience
  • Mid-Senior level of experience required
  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in computer science or related discipline or equivalent combined education and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions
  • Ability to gather requirements, challenge, define structure and report upon status of deliverables
  • Strong collaboration and team culture, working in Agile delivery
  • Ability to engage with business stakeholders, explain technical data concepts in the context of solving a business problem
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Communication: ability to gather requirements from the different stakeholders
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding if the underlying business problems
  • Collaboration: Strong team culture, working in Agile delivery
  • Presentation: Ability to engage with business stakeholders, explain technical data concepts in the context of solving a business problem

If interested, please contact me and apply!

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.