Job Title: Data Engineer – 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
About the role:
We are looking for a Data Engineer to cover maternity leave in Abcam's growing Data Engineering team. The Data Engineer will be primarily responsible for continuing our Oracle and SQL development and may also work on other strategic projects such as data migrations and the development of our Big Data platform. Our overall Data team plays an incredibly important role in Abcam as we continue to grow and support research across the globe.
About Data Engineering:
The Data Engineering team is responsible for extracting, transforming, logically organising and storing data, as well as providing Data Warehousing and Big Data capabilities to enable the creation and delivery of Analytics and AI/ML products.
Roles & responsibilities:
- Support with various data migration projects across Oracle, SQL
- Build and maintain data sources for data visualisation tools and educate and support business users to self-service their reporting needs.
- Monitor services, assist with issue resolution, conduct root cause analysis and provide an appropriate level of communication to users who may be affected by general issues or outages.
- Write complex procedures and functions, dynamic and procedural SQL.
- Work closely with stakeholders including Data Scientists, Data Analysts, Data Architects, Infrastructure Engineers, Product Managers and Business Analysts.
- Work closely with non-technical business stakeholders and communicate complex technical concepts in a way they can understand.
- Stay abreast of developments in the world of Data Engineering and make recommendations about new technologies and ways of working.
Essential skills: SQL, Data Warehouse, Oracle ODI.
Desirable skills: AWS, Python, ETL, Git, Tableau, MuleSoft, Spark, Kafka
You are an experienced Data Engineer looking for an opportunity to put your skills to use in a fast moving team environment that delivers essential insight across a global business. Your passion is likely to be Oracle and SQL but with skills across various other languages waiting to be developed.
You will be a team player, able to build strong relationships across Data Scientists, Data Analysts, Architects, Infrastructure Engineers, Product Managers and Business Analysts. This role will use your ability to design and build data warehouses and use ETL tools. Your background in an industry environment may be in life sciences or similar business will be an asset, along with implementing Big Data solutions using one or more major cloud platform (AWS, GCP, Azure).
If this sounds like you and you'd like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!
Pay and Benefits
In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package, a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development, and a highly flexible working environment.
What's more, as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer, we are recognized globally as an organization that's diverse, inclusive and supports women in the workplace.
An idea conceived in a University of Cambridge laboratory in 1998, Abcam plc (www.abcamplc.com) began life as an innovative and entrepreneurial start-up, spearheaded by like-minded individuals who shared a common purpose of providing the scientific community with quality antibody reagents, as well as trustworthy and up-to-date information about their uses and limitations. Abcam has now grown to become a leading supplier of protein research tools to life scientists, whilst always maintaining the core collaborative values assumed at its inception.
Abcam now supports life science researchers in their quest to understand the cause of disease and ultimately offer improvements to diagnoses and treatments. To achieve this outcome, the company both develops and manufactures its own products in specialist facilities across the globe, and sources from over 400 partners, offering scientists the newest, most innovative and highest quality research tools available globally, regardless of source. With a customer base of research scientists who require high performance products with detailed technical specifications, 64% of global researchers use Abcam products.
We are incredibly proud to be recognised as the ‘3rd Best Place to Work in the UK in 2021', as per Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Award. Our culture is driven by our dedicated, agile and audacious community of professionals who are driven by a combined purpose and sense of belonging.
Inclusion & Diversity
Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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