(Senior) Data Engineer Google Cloud (all genders)

  • Partners Group
  • Winterthur, ZH, Switzerland
  • 20/11/2023
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering DevOps

Job Description

80-100%, Winterthur / Smart Working

AXA Switzerland is taking a significant step towards a “data driven company” and is planning to establish a lakehouse platform on the Google Cloud. We are looking for an experienced person to join the new team and be involved in this crucial development. With our platform we want to build a future-oriented self-serve data platform that is based on the requirements of the data mesh approach.
Support the new Lakehouse team in defining and implementing a robust Lakehouse architecture, ensuring that frameworks, blueprints and documentation are created, and providing advice to the development teams in their work on the platform.

Your contribution

  • You will bring your experience and skills to advance the design and construction of a lakehouse architecture in the Google Cloud
  • You develop (Python) frameworks (data ingestion, data quality, data protection, metadata) to enable a self-serve data platform
  • You advise and support development teams in the conception and implementation of the source system connection through to “consumer-aligned” data products
  • You operate the platform in the spirit of DevOps and ensure continuous improvement
  • You follow technology developments in the area of ​​data engineering and are involved in the evaluation and introduction of new tools and services

Your skills and talents

  • You have a university degree (ETH, Uni, FH) in computer science, data science, business informatics or comparable training
  • You have experience in developing data engineering projects in the Google Cloud
  • You have already gained experience in building lakehouses, data lakes or data warehouses and know what it takes to build them successfully
  • You have excellent programming skills, especially in Python
  • You are familiar with the topic of data mesh or are willing to delve into this topic
  • You are interested in the topics of “computable” data governance and data architecture and are able to develop innovative solutions
  • You speak German and English fluently

If you have a passion for data and want to play a crucial role as a data engineer in the development of a modern and future-oriented data platform, then we look forward to receiving your application.
AXA is not just insurance. Around 600 software and system developers work in Switzerland and develop the technology of tomorrow in-house. We also collaborate in global teams and networks.
We shape and integrate the latest tools, organize hackathons and our agile product teams are self-organized and take responsibility from A to Z.
In order to actively shape digital change, we rely on smart and curious talents as well as technology-savvy employees who strive to make the difference.

Your future place of work

Pioneerstrasse 3, Winterthur, Switzerland