EY Big Data Engineer in Athens, Greece
Big Data Engineer
Requisition # GRE000O1
Post Date Oct 01, 2018
Modern technology produces more data than ever before, but also provides the tools to store, organize, analyze and share this data, resulting in new opportunities and substantiated business insights in support of new and deeper insights and more informed decision making. EY delivers leading services and solutions in the area of big data, business intelligence, and digital analytics built on a blend of tools and custom-developed methods. We leverage leading practices and a high degree of business acumen compiled over years of experience to ensure the highest levels of quality in execution and satisfaction for our clients. Our data and analytics professionals have diverse industry knowledge, along with unique technical expertise and specialized skills. Their skills cover a wide range of big data engineering and data science that may be applied in a number of commercial contexts.
As part of our Data and Analytics team of Advisory practice you will work with multi-disciplinary teams to support clients in a wide range of big data initiatives aiming to generate and present new, useful and actionable insights. You will have the opportunity to work and take responsibilities in challenging engagements, gaining exposure to clients in various sectors both in Greece and in the Central Southeast Europe (CSE) region.
Your key responsibilities
Participation in large-scale client engagements.
Contribution towards, or even leading, the delivery of innnovative and engagining big data solutions.
Understanding of business and technical requirements, provision of subject matter expertize, and implementation of big data engineering techniques.
Conducting of data discovery activities, performing root cause analysis, and making recommendations for the remediation of data quality issues.
Putting into practice good organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and complete multiple complex projects under tight deadlines.
To qualify for the role you must have
Understanding or even practical experience of handling and manipulating semi-structured and unstructured data.
Deep understanding of big data technology, concepts, tools, features, functions and benefits of different approaches available.
Ability to deploy, manage, and administer Hadoop-based components.
Ability to design, build, install, configure and support Hadoop-based applications.
Experience with one of Java, C# or C++.
Hands-on experience with HiveQL.
Familiarity with data ingestion tools such as Kafka, Flume and Sqoop.
Knowledge of hadoop related workflow/scheduling tools such as Oozie.
Understanding of data modeling (ER models) techniquies.
Experience with investigating and handling data quality issues.
Minimum 1-5 years hands-on experience in two (2) or more of the above areas.
A Bachelor or Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related fields.
Ideally, you will also have
Design and implementation of data models in physical form in one (or more) of the leading RDBMS platforms such as SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2/Netezza, Teradata, etc., or alternatively
Experience with Business Intelligence or statistical analysis tools and tequniques.
We are looking for professionals with
Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Desire to investigate and try-out new tools and technologies as they are relased.
Ability to work under tight timelines, in cases for multiple project deliveries.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within high-performing teams.
Confidence to convey technical advice and guidance to clients.
Advanced technical writing skills in Greek and English (additional languages a plus).
Ability to develop clear and impactful presentations, translating advisory services into meaningful valued propositions for clients.
Evidence of self-motivation for continuous development.
Willingness and ability to travel and work abroad for international projects.
Working at EY
Working at EY will give you stretching and rewarding experiences that will keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity, teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. We will encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, and we will support you in your professional development in every way we can, enabling you in striving to achieve your unique potential, both professionally and personally.
We offer a competitive compensation package whereby you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We also offer:
A clear path of progression, tailored to your talents and ambitions
Exposure to high caliber colleagues and senior stakeholders across the business
Freedom and flexibility to shape your role in the way that is right for you
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements where feasible. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client services whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals may be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you achieve a balanced lifestyle.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Our culture believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to build a better working world. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience will last a lifetime. With a commitment to keep hiring and developing the most passionate people, we will make our goal to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. For you, this will mean that you have greater control over the work you are involved in and that you will gain from the exceptional training and coaching provided at EY. Feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will enable you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Build your legacy with us.