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Senior Data Engineer

Dublin West, Dublin
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11 May 2021

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Senior Data Engineer

Job Overview:

We are seeking a senior data engineer to join our Data and Analytics IT Team. This candidate will work in an agile development environment and build a Data Lake and Data Warehouse solution to meet the needs of Data Science and Business Management teams. The solution will integrate data from external sources, IOT sensors from client database and business data from CRM, Billing and other IT systems. This integrated data will be used by Data science teams to create and test solutions for energy optimisation, energy trading and predictive fault detection. Moreover, the solution will be used to develop Power BI reports for internal and external stake holders.

You will have an opportunity to contribute to the company platform developing through analysis, design, implementation and delivery of industry leading big data and data warehousing solutions. The solution will be developed using Azure's Cloud services and the candidate should have hands on experience of using Azure Data Platform. Ideally the candidate would have gone through the whole development life cycle from design to implementation to production on Azure during previous projects.

Main Responsibilities:


  • Leading the design and delivery of innovative data solutions using latest services from Azure eco-system.Exploiting industry best practices and your experience to create a data platform to enable business growth.Liaise with internal and external stakeholders in order to collect and document technical requirements.Contribute ideas to help ensure that required standards and processes are in place and actively look for opportunities to enhance and innovate solutions and improve process efficiency.

Required Experience and Skills:


  • A minimum of 5 year's professional experience is required.Azure/AWS Experience (3+ years). Azure Data Certification a plusExperience with Data Warehouse design and Kimball methodologyETL experience using SSIS and Azure Data FactoryExperience working with SQL Server, SQL Data Warehouse and Azure Data LakeSQL server schema design and optimization to meet performance requirementsPython programming for Data engineering and clean up. Spark/Data bricks experience will be a plusExperience of working with Power BI and DAX programming.Good understanding and experience of working with data security options on Azure.Proven ability to translate complex business requirements into design of end-to-end data systems including scalability, HA and DR.



  • Technologies: SQL Server, data integration, ETL Design, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, Azure SQL Server and Azure Synapse.Core Programming languages: T-SQL, Power Shell, Azure API, DAX.

Desired Qualifications and Other Experience:


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience, a third level degree in Maths, Physics, Engineering, Computer Sciences or a related discipline.Commercial experience in Data Warehousing and business intelligence projects.Experience in handling large and complex datasets using multiple programming languages (T-SQL, Python, R etc.) is essential.Experience analysing multiple business domains and translating them to dimensional designs for analytics and reporting.Basic knowledge of or exposure to machine learning, data visualisation, and artificial intelligence techniques. Experience working with Data Scientists and Machine Learning teams.Data governance experience desirable.

The following experience would be advantageous but not essential:


  • Experience working in an energy related industry combined with a passion for energy sustainability and innovation.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Pension.
  • Life cover benefit.

The candidate must have a valid visa to work in Ireland.


GridBeyond is an innovative Smart Grid company. They develop systems that aggregate end customer site assets as part of Virtual Powerplant, so they can take part in new energy services which facilitate the decarbonisation of the energy system. Grid Beyond optimise the use of  customers’ energy resources, using  in house developed software and hardware platform.

GridBeyond's system consists of embedded controllers with rich sensor data harvesting and control systems deployed on customer sites, and on the back end have a suite of in house developed applications managing control, automation and data analytics up to customer facing visualisation and reporting tools.

GridBeyond is a leader in the evolving smart grid offering Load Shifting, Demand Response and Frequency Response services. The smart grid is the next generation electricity network. Its aim is to utilise any possible electricity producing or consuming resource connected to the grid, from small residential to large industrial loads, to ensure a flexible and adaptive response to the changing energy landscape. This fast paced and evolving area requires new solutions to be developed to meet the needs of the end customer and evolving energy grid.

As the business moves to the next level of growth and position the company for the future, we are growing our IT team and require suitably skilled professionals to join our team. We believe great potential shines in the presence of great purpose. Join GridBeyond and embrace the opportunity to co-create smart grid solutions that will enable penetration of green energy for a brighter future.

Contact Experis, part of ManpowerGroup Ireland, for all of the current vacancies.


Grid Beyond


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