Data Engineer

  • Job Reference: R-00137952-OTHLOC-IND-5FBAN015
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2021
  • Employer: RBS
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  • Location: Bangalore
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join us as a Data Engineer

  • This is an exciting opportunity to use your technical expertise to collaborate with colleagues and build effortless, digital first customer experiences
  • You’ll be simplifying the bank by developing innovative data driven solutions, using insight to be commercially successful, and keeping our customers’ and the bank’s data safe and secure
  • Participating actively in the data engineering community, you’ll deliver opportunities to support the bank’s strategic direction while building your network across the bank

What you'll do

As a Data Engineer, you’ll play a key role in delivering value for our customers by building data solutions. You’ll be carrying out data engineering tasks to build a scalable data architecture including carrying out data extractions, transforming data to make it usable to analysts and data scientists, and loading data into data platforms.

You’ll also be:

  • Developing comprehensive knowledge of the bank’s data structures and metrics, advocating change where needed for product development
  • Building automated data engineering pipelines through the removal of manual stages
  • Working closely with core technology and architecture teams in the bank to build data knowledge and data solutions
  • Developing a clear understanding of data platform cost levers to build cost effective and strategic solutions

The skills you'll need

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be an entry level programmer and Data Engineer with a qualification in computer science or software engineering. You’ll also need a good understanding of data usage and dependencies with wider teams and the end customer, as well as a proven track record in extracting value and features from large scale data.

Along with this, you'll need at least five years of experience working with large-scale cloud, big data and NoSQL implementations. You'll also have knowledge of public cloud products, cloud native architectures, server-less frameworks, Docker or Kubernetes, data security, resiliency, integration services and creating optimal architectures.  

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • Expertise in Terraform and AWS services such as EC2, S3, VPC, databases, cloud formation and Lambda
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, ideally MongoDB
  • Experience of building large scale systems using Python, developer tools, CI or CD, DevOps and Terraform
  • Experience of ETL technical design, automated data quality testing, QA and documentation, data warehousing, data modelling and data wrangling
  • Extensive experience using RDMS, ETL pipelines, Hadoop and SQL
  • A good understanding of modern code development practices