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At Bank of Ireland we are changing.  We are committed to enabling our colleagues to thrive and offer agile ways of working to maximise choice and flexibility in how we work and live. Varying degrees of optionality apply depending on the role.  For more detailed information on this role, please contact us, or let us know your preferred working arrangements when you apply.

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Data Engineering Lead

Republic of Ireland | Permanent | Full time

Data Engineering Lead

  • Republic of Ireland
  • Full time
  • Closing on: Dec 10 2021

Description of Business Unit

Our growing and exciting Data Factory team provides the engineering services for the Group's Enterprise Data Warehouse and Enterprise Data Lake. We deliver the data element to support Digital, Customer, Regulatory and other change initiatives that drive the Group's transformation agenda. We have fully embraced new ways of working such as scaled agile, DevOps and design thinking in a highly collaborative team environment.

Purpose of the Role

You will be responsible for the technical leadership and mentoring of engineering squads, ensuring that incoming change is 'engineering ready', that technical development processes and tooling is appropriate and effective, and that the quality of the solutions delivered into operational support are fit for purpose.

Key Accountabilities

  • Providing technical direction and leadership to engineering squads
  • Inputting to the process to assess whether incoming change is 'engineering ready' and works with business and IT colleagues to establish and manage entry requirements
  • Defining the technical capabilities and resource profiles required within the squads, and work with internal resource management and external delivery partners to ensure the right capability is in place within the teams
  • Engineering standard methodology adoption within the squads
  • Ensuring engineering squads have the requisite tooling, methodology and process to drive delivery efficiency
  • Identifying, developing proposals and managing the execution of initiatives to automate, simplify and scale services
  • Being a leader for other specialists and ensures that career path and data sharing is embedded in ways of working
  • Aspiring to continuously develop new and improved data engineering capabilities
  • Contributing to the continual improvement of the business's data platforms through observations and well-researched knowledge
  • Continuously keeping track of industry standard methodologies and trends and through acquired knowledge, which takes advantage of process and system improvement opportunities

As a People Manager you will drive engagement, and will be accountable for demonstrating and role modelling the Group values and behaviours through your people management and the way in which you deliver business goals.

What is the opportunity?

You will work in a team of like-minded professionals with a broad range of experience and backgrounds across IT and the Business. You will help craft, guide, and establish the ways of working, participate in exciting new technology initiatives and develop strategic capabilities to enable the bank to develop and maintain this strategic asset. The Engineering function offers great prospects for career progression within the Bank along with opportunities to build and grow highly sought-after technical skills and capabilities.

Working at Bank of Ireland doesn't have to mean working in an office to have an impact. Our commitment to enabling colleagues to thrive means that depending on role type you can have choice and flexibility in where you work and live, subject to your role, customer needs and our requirements. We have a hybrid working model, with home, agile hub and office based options available. We will always list a primary location which can be where you go for in person collaboration, and a location where you can best perform your role.

This job can be done anywhere in ROI with the primary office location as Dublin to which travel will be required for in person collaboration. Exact frequency to be agreed with manager. Please note you must live in the jurisdiction for the business to which you are contracted.

Essential Qualifications

BSc or MSc in Engineering & Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Data Engineering.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience as Engineering Lead in the data warehouse domain
  • Deep technical knowledge of Data Warehouse Technologies and Architecture, SQL, Teradata Solutions, Informatica and Tableau
  • Large scale delivery experience and data management experience
  • Scrum / Kanban and SAFe delivery experience
  • Experience in data warehousing inclusive of dimensional modelling concepts and demonstrate proficiency in scripting languages, for example, Python, Perl, and so forth
  • Demonstrable experience and a deep knowledge of data mining techniques, relational, and non-relational databases

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focused - Leader
  • One Group, one team - Leader
  • Accountable - Leader
  • Champion Transformation - Leader
  • Agile - Leader

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

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