Senior Data Engineer (f/m/d) 80-100%

  • Alpiq
  • Olten, Solothurn, Switzerland
  • 06/08/2022
Full time Data Engineering Big Data Software Engineering DevOps

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We are an international team of software developers, software engineers, solution architects & project managers whose mission is to build and maintain Alpiq’s IT services and applications for a dynamic energy business.

We are looking for a Data Engineer to help build, evolve and manage Alpiq’s data solutions to support a data hungry business. You will develop business requirements to ensure needs are met by our solutions, specifically in business intelligence.

You will be part of a team designing, developing, and maintaining data warehousing, analytic and reporting solutions to meet our evolving enterprise’s business needs. Designing, developing and supporting new and current ETL processes employing industry standards and best practices to enhance loading of data from and into different source/target systems will also be among your tasks.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage and support ETL processes for Alpiqs internal business intelligence services
  • Design, develop and manage a data warehouse for reporting purposes, including maintenance and support activities
  • Collaborate with business and IT stakeholders across various teams to drive solutions that meet their needs
  • Develop and implement best practices for business intelligence reporting
  • Model, design and implement data vault and/or star schema solutions
  • Perform dimensional modelling
  • Application management
  • Technologies: Power BI, Snowflake, Wherescape, SAP Business Objects, Python
  • Drive data standardisation, simplification and scalability, lowering cost, improving quality and value of data assets

Main qualifications

  • Master's degree in computer science, business informatics or comparable quantitative studies preferred
  • 5 – 10 years of professional experience with high analytical competence
  • Must have advanced experience with Power BI reporting and adept in analysing and understanding business requirements (risk, finance)
  • Sound knowledge of relational databases preferably Snowflake incl. the corresponding SQL skills
  • Knowledge in Data Warehouse automation (preferably WhereScape knowledge)
  • SAP Business Objects experience or willingness to learn
  • Up-to-date knowledge and practical experience in the areas of system and data architecture, data modeling, data integration, data quality management
  • Experience with agile development methodology and understanding of ITIL methodology
  • Experience in field of energy, risk, finance or trading would be an advantage
  • Resilient and curious personality, passionate about learning new technologies
  • Works well in a team
  • Very good communication skills in English; German or French would be a plus

Please note: This role is available in Olten (CH), Lausanne (CH) or Prague (CZ).

What is also important to us!

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Attractive employment conditions
The energy business is a small and complex world and it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. As a pan-European company, our conditions and benefits are adapted to the local markets. You can find more information about this on our career site. We are currently also reviewing our flexible working guidelines. If we meet in an interview, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have around this topic.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Federica Maraschio