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Data Engineer

Posting Country:  Italy
Date Posted:  20-Feb-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

About the role

Our Big Data & Advanced Analytics team is a key enabler to transforming Vodafone into a data-driven, customer centric, digital company. The Data Engineer is a key role in our Big Data team, who owns the development, tests and maintenance of large scale processing systems based on Big Data (Hadoop related technologies) and aimed to provide insights to business critical decisions. This is a very hands-on role, shifting data, data modelling and data transformation.

Key contributions

  • Oversee and manage the creation, maintenance and deployment of the re-usable assets in the appropriate Big Data technology
  • Explore opportunities for data acquisition
  • Develop reliable data ingestion and preparation processes
  • Employ a variety of languages and tools to properly integrate heterogeneous systems
  • Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality

Key competencies, knowledge & experience

  • Hands-on expertise with multiple Big Data technologies (mastery level with at least one tool)
  • Recognized expert in the appropriate Big Data technology with a significant track record of delivery solutions in that technology
  • Languages and tools: Hadoop / Cloudera / Scala / Python / Spark / Kafka
  • Computer Science/Informatics degree
  • Able to communicate and influence effectively across a range of stakeholders
  • Fluent in Italian and English

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.