Senior Data Engineer

The Client:

This start-upesque Kiwi success story has been going over 13 years creating a life saving product that really has an impact on lives as well as utilising bleeding edge technology in the process. Their renewed focus on safety has led to the creation of a data and insights team to drive the next phase of their strategy and business and this role has been created as a result. You will be working in a close knit team to create and build a data platform.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Become an integral part of the data and insights team
  • Work closely with the team to create a cloud based data platform
  • Design scaleable systems with the support of the team around you
  • Automate processes where able
  • Significant work around creating data lakes, API’s, data pipelines, extraction, ingestion, notifications
  • Working towards gaining as much insight as possible from the huge amounts of data available to them to ensure peoples safety

Key requirements:

  • Cloud platform experience is critical – i.e. AWS services related to data
  • Experience with bleeding edge technologies and a desire to expand that knowledge
  • Good understanding of data solutions – data pipelines, data lakes
  • Commercial experience with data visualisation tools and frameworks
  • Programming experience in Python
  • Experience with AWS Athena, S3 and Glue
  • Worked within an agile devops environment
  • Must be a team player and collaborator
  • Be able to work autonomously as well – come up with ideas, challenge yourself and the team and be open minded
  • Working comfortably in a cross functional team

This is a really exciting opportunity to work in a genuinely awesome team culture, working on exciting and life changing products for the greater good. You have a supportive environment to work in and flexible working arrangements, plus some great perks. This role is based in the central Auckland area and you must have working rights for NZ to be able to apply.

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