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EY Senior Data Engineer in United States

Senior Data Engineer

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00FUJ

Post Date 5 days ago

EY Technology:

Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.

EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:

Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY toidentify new technology-based opportunities faster and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.

Enterprise Technology (ET) – ET supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the most affordable possible cost for quality services. ET will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.

Information Security (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.

The opportunity

Senior Data Engineer will lead the design and implementation of processes and systems to extract, transform and load data from disparate sources into a form that is consumable by analytics processes, for large or more complex projects, using advanced technical capabilities.

Individual will have responsibility over design and engineering of capabilities in collaboration with Group Product Manager, reporting to Data Engineering Lead. The Family of products will cover data lifecycle from data ingestion to data processing, focusing on Cloud Technologies. Products will cover capabilities of data extraction, data transfer, batch and stream data processing, data transformation, inclusive of data consumption, data management and reusable asset frameworks enabling reference data, training datasets and models for data consumers. Individual will need to have an understanding of data models, data modelling standards.

Senior Data Engineer will ensure an aligned architectural and engineering direction between all Data Family of Products. Senior Data Engineer will heavily interact with Product Managers and aligned Tech Leads within and outside of family of products.

Your key responsibilities

  • Provide end-to-end focus for the entire lifecycle of Data transfer, transformation and consumption

  • Design and engineer platform solutions to meet and exceed expectations of customers

  • Lead the design, development and implementation of processes and systems to extract, transform and load data from disparate sources into a form that is consumable by analytics processes, reviewing deliverables to ensure high quality

  • Develop solutions to facilitate the evaluation and resolution of issues regarding data quality reviews, cleansing, data integration and migration, leveraging advanced technical knowledge and showing technical leadership in aspects of data engineering while driving continuous improvement efforts

  • Ensure the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver data processing capabilities

  • Analyze the latest industry trends such as cloud computing and distributed processing and infer potential impact on the business (short and long-term)

  • Provide advanced technical expertise to maximize efficiency, reliability and value from current data engineering processes and research and monitor existing client base and industry developments to identify potential new product opportunities from emerging technologies

  • Develop strong working relationships with peers across engineering, collaborating to develop leading data engineering solutions

  • Drive adherence to the relevant data engineering and data modelling processes, procedures, standards, and provide input into the definition, maintenance and implementation of technology standards

  • Ensure re-use through consumption and expansion of shared platform technology assets

  • Apply architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, security standards, usability design standards, as appropriated.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal

  • Excellent understanding of Azure cloud technologies and benefit to have knowledge of other cloud provider technologies

  • Development experience (API development)

  • Knowledge and hands on experience on data ingestion & processing focused technologies such as Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Dell Boomi, data extractor tools for SAP/Oracle, Azure Data Catalog, Collibra, MLFlow, Immuta, Azure Synapse Analytics and PowerBI

  • Skills and knowledge on Artifical Intelligence, Machine Learning, Analytics & Database technologies are preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills to contribute as a leading member of global, distributed teams focused on delivering quality services and solutions

  • Able to distill complex technical challenges to actionable and explainable decisions

  • Demonstrate excellent technical & architecture skills in the context of cloud based global platform/product design, service management and product lifecycle management

  • Demonstrate ability to rapidly learn new and emerging technologies and developing a vision of their suitability and role as a new product within a platform & product landscape

  • Operational experience including early life support and driving root cause analysis and remediation

  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change.

  • Ability to work across large and complex organization structures, and across global teams, supporting cultural differences and motives

  • Ability to work independently in a global organization within the context of a virtual team.

To qualify for the role, you must have


  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters / PhD from a recognized university. Any subject considered subject to experience

  • Industry and vendor certifications are desirable


  • Minimum of 10 years experience in IT and 5 years in Data architecture, Data platform, streaming or batch big data processing related roles or relevant roles in large scale data projects

  • Experience in creation, management and/or go-to-market of technology-based Products

  • Leadership experience of distributed teams

  • Work experience with end to product lifecycle management is preferred.

  • Work experience in a service delivery organization / firm preferred.

  • Self-supporting and independent attitude

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience of working within a global partnership that is similar to EY

  • Marketing background and experience

  • Product background and experience

  • Consulting background and experience

  • Agile leadership and/or certifications

  • Awareness of SAP core ERP modules (finance, procurement, CRM and HR) or like systems

  • Awareness of Service Now or like systems

  • Self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion

  • Excellent inter-personal, communication, collaboration, and presentation skills

  • Customer focused

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Positive and constructive minded

  • Takes responsibility for continuous self-learning

  • Takes the lead and makes decisions in critical times and tough circumstances

  • Attention to detail

  • High levels of integrity and honesty

  • Positive approach to change and good sense of humour

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to be 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.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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