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4 months ago
Salary: dependent on experience
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT
Category: Development Jobs

As a senior data engineer within the exciting, new claims advanced analytics capability, you will be leading the build of big data solutions to solve some of the organisation’s toughest problems and delivering significant business value. This is a really exciting time to join as you will be shaping the big data analytics architecture and technology stack within our new cloud based data lake, and mentor and shape our talented data engineers.

What will you be doing:

Shape the portfolio of business problems to solve by building detailed knowledge of data sources (internal and external)

Work with fellow data engineers to model data landscape, obtain data extracts and define secure data exchange approaches

Work with fellow data engineers to acquire, ingest, and process data from multiple sources and systems into Cloud Data Lake

Plan and deliver secure, good practice data integration strategy
Create and manage data environments in the Cloud

Mentor fellow data engineers

Operate in fast-paced, iterative environment while remaining compliant with Information Sec policies/standards

Collaborate with data scientists to map data fields to hypotheses and curate, wrangle, and prepare data for use in their advanced analytical models. Single version of the truth views to be used by multiple end users

Shape architecture of the strategic advanced analytics technology landscape

Lead creation of data assets and knowledge (e.g., best practices, methodology)


What do we need:

Strong experience (5+ years) with at least two of the following technologies: Python, Scala, SQL, Java

The ability to work across structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, extracting information and identifying linkages across disparate data sets

Meaningful experience in at least one database technology such as:
Distributed Processing (Spark, Hadoop, EMR)
Traditional RDBMS (MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
MPP (AWS Redshift, Teradata)
NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB, Cassandra, Neo4J, Titan)

Strong understanding of Information Security principles to ensure compliant handling and management of data

Strong experience in traditional data warehousing / ETL tools (Informatica, Talend, Pentaho, DataStage)

Experience and interest in Cloud platforms such as:, Azure, AWS or Databricks

Ability to clearly communicate complex solutions

About AXA

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference.

Proud to be part of the AXA Group, the number one global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA Insurance businesses employ over 5,500 in a network of offices across the UK. Our expert teams care for a huge range of customers, helping them protect their cars, homes and businesses against life’s uncertainties. Whether bought directly, through brokers or through a number of corporate partners, our market-leading products are trusted by millions.

What We Offer

Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s performance* Pension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own
* Life Assurance (10 x basic salary)
* 25 days annual leave, rising to 28 with service. Plus Bank Holidays.
* Interest free season ticket loan scheme
* Flexible benefit options, including pension and life cover flexing, holiday purchase, health, dental and critical illness plans and bikes4work.
* Share Plan Scheme
* Discount on all AXA Insurance products, including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcare

Important notice: We’ve recently become aware of a recruitment scam in which candidates are asked to be interviewed on Google Hangouts. It is not our policy to conduct interviews via Google Hangouts (we much prefer face-to-face), so if you have been asked to do this, please let the recruitment team know and we’ll do our best to advise you. Likewise, if you’re unsure if the person you’re speaking to is genuinely an AXA recruiter or the job you’re ing for is legitimately from AXA, please get in touch and we can check for you. We cannot be held responsible for any interviews conducted without our knowledge and authorisation. If you’re unsure and would like some advice, feel free to get in touch with our recruitment team.

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