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Senior Data Engineer

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

We are a team of 150+ technologists providing technology enablement services and solutions across the Tax and Legal business. This business has 250+ tax & legal professionals covering multiple disciplines.

The team is made up of Product Owners, Business Analysts, Multi-disciplinary Engineering teams and IT Service delivery professionals working on a large portfolio of systems used to improve productivity and solve key business problems across Tax & Legal.

We also build cutting edge web portals for clients to interact with KPMG, maximising collaboration and ensuring seamless delivery of information to our clients.

The Role

The Senior Data Engineer will primarily work with the lead data engineer, product owners, architects, engineering teams and BI developers to implement and drive forward our data & analytics goals within Tax & legal.

This is an opportunity to work as a "hands on" data engineer, engaging with a variety of stakeholders in engineering teams and the business to deliver business critical solutions. You will collaborate with Data Architects and Data engineers’ firm wide to align to best practice and the firms Data management policy.

The role can be based anywhere in the UK, though preference will be given to candidates in Glasgow and London. Regular travel to Glasgow or London will be required once travel conditions permit this. Remote or part-time workers are welcome to apply.

Whilst there is no expectation of existing knowledge of tax, we would expect you to develop a degree of domain knowledge over time.

The Person
You will have
- Proven experience working as a data engineer or software engineer working on data platforms.
- Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to logically analyse complex requirements,
- processes and systems to put solutions in place.
- Strong SQL programming skills.
- Passion about using data to drive key business decisions.
- Great people skills, able to engage with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels.You may have
- Hands-on experience working in a DevOps environment.
- Experience of Data modelling, data warehouse design, data lake concepts and practices.
- Experience of the Azure data platform, especially Data Factory, Data Lake and SQL Data
- Warehousing (Synapse) and the Microsoft Dataverse.
- Experience working within data governance and compliance frameworks.
- Experience creating logical data models, preferably within the financial services sector.
- Experience using SQL Server and Azure SQL.
- Previously used Qliksense, PowerBI or equivalent visualisation tools.
- Python programming skills.In this role you will
- Build and maintain a cloud-based data warehouse consisting of information gathered from several systems.
- Assist our data analysts and BI developers to create insightful dashboards and reports
- for clients.
- Develop data Integrations using Azure analysis services and APIs.
- Integrate data points between Tax Systems and external/client applications.
- Design and build systems for use across multi-cloud platforms.
- Create data sources to be used by Business Intelligence tools.
- Working on data integration, data quality, data mining and ETL processes.
- Work as part of a scaled agile team.


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