EY Data Engineer in Ireland

Data Engineer


Requisition # IRE001OU

Post Date Jul 06, 2017


  • The Data Analytics team at EY is recruiting an experienced Data Engineer. The successful candidate will work within the Data Analytics team to design, implement and maintain efficient data pipelines from both internal and third-party sources.

  • We use a mix of open source and proprietary tools in a hybrid on-site/cloud environment to create data-driven products and solutions for the largest financial institutions in the world.


  • You will partner with business analysts, product managers, and fellow software engineers to build data pipelines and solve data-related problems within the team. You will play an instrumental role in building the data architecture and business intelligence infrastructure. You will also develop applications and tools for data integration, experimentation, quality, modelling, etc. You will be familiar with implementing business intelligence best practices such as dimensional modelling.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in Data Engineering, Business Intelligence, or a similar role

  • A passion for working with large, structured and unstructured datasets

  • Experience in data modelling and schema design

  • Expert SQL skills (e.g. MS SQL and PostgreSQL preferred)

  • Skilled in a scripting language (Python strongly preferred)

  • Experience with Cloud Platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud)

  • Expertise with version control (git strongly preferred)

  • Prior experience with using standard database testing frameworks

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Love what you do (and own it)!

  • Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with Spark and/or Hadoop

  • Experience with some of the following areas: Cloud Platform Development, Machine Learning, Distributed Computing, and/or REST Service Development

  • Deep understanding of code optimization and efficiency


  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or a related quantitative field, with 3+ years of relevant experience.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.