Azure Data Engineer

9701 United Kingdom, Leeds Business Intelligence Permanent

The role: Azure Data Engineer

We are looking for an Azure Data Engineer to join our lively and dynamic Business Intelligence – Data Platform team!

Why we need you:

We’re on the lookout for an Azure Data Engineer to contribute to the Stars Group growing data and analytical needs. Be part of the team that looks to build out our next-generation hybrid data platform, using new technologies and techniques to improve the value out of our data assets and empower employees to innovate.

The Azure Data Engineer is responsible for the successful delivery of business intelligence solutions to the entire organization and is experienced in BI development and implementations, data architecture and data warehousing.

You`ll be choosing the right technology and proper data design and implementation in various projects and solutions. You`ll demonstrate hands-on skills in processing large data sets, expertise in data structure, data access patterns, Big Data concepts, cloud computing and optimization techniques. You`ll build robust end-to-end systems with long term maintenance and support of the application in mind. You`ll use reusable code modules to tackle problems across the team and organization. The Framework you`ll build will be of significant complexity and an internal team of data engineers (both full-time associates and/or third-party resources) will be there to help you achieve this.

Who we’re looking for:

3+ years of experience in implementing large scale data projects within the cloud environment (Azure). 3+ years of experience with Cloud databases – Azure Synapse (Azure SQL DW) or similar. 3+ years of experience in developing data ingestion, data processing and analytical pipelines for Big Data, relational databases, NoSQL, data lake solutions in Azure Data Platform. You will need to demonstrate strong programming skills using Python.

Experience with developing Streaming and batch mode processes.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Experience in high volume systems. Experience with streaming technologies such as Kafka. Experience with data migration to cloud based environment. Experience with Databricks/Spark. Microsoft certification will also be considered a strong advantage.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • £1,000 as a congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • discounted gym membership
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

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