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Senior FinOps Data Engineer

At WPP, technology is at the heart of everything we do, and it is WPP IT’s mission to enable everyone to collaborate, create and thrive. WPP IT is undergoing a significant transformation to modernise ways of working, shift to cloud and micro-service-based architectures, drive automation, digitise colleague and client experiences and deliver insight from WPP’s petabytes of data.As a Senior FinOps Data Engineer, you will work on a wide range of initiatives, building robust pipelines and wrangling data in a way that it becomes easy to visualise and ready to be fed into data models (potentially machine learning models where appropriate).The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in Data modelling on SQL based and Big data system, developing data pipelines, managing change data captures between disparate data systems and developing complex queries and scripts for translating raw data into informative visuals on BI tools.

What you’ll be doing:

This is a hands-on role, requiring the following behaviours and skills:

  • Passionate about data and analytics.
  • Strong programming and architectural experience, ideally in Python and SQL.
  • 3+ years of building data solutions using Airflow, ELT tools and/ or data stack technologies (e.g., Google BigQuery).
  • Strong experience with Data architecture, Data Modelling, Data Quality and Data security.
  • Experience building scalable and high-performant code.
  • Experience in architecting, building, maintaining and troubleshooting cloud infrastructure (e.g Google Cloud Platform).
  • Good understanding of software development methodologies and practices.
  • Manage CI/CD Pipelines for your data pipelines
  • Translate data into information to build compelling visualisation to drive change and ‘culture of cost’

What you’ll need:Desirable Requirements

  • Experience building scalable REST APIs using Python or similar technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of and ideally some experience with data science topics like machine learning, data mining, statistics, and visualisation.
  • Previous experience in building scalable SaaS solutions.

Who you are:You’re open : 

We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are accepting: of new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You’re optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with conviction: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You’re extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we provide extraordinary every day.

What we’ll give you:

Passionate, inspired people – We promote a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity – We offer the opportunity to create, influence and complete projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work – Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

If this role hasn’t captured your interest, that’s ok! Would you consider sharing your opinion?At WPP, we’re always trying to improve our hiring process, so your feedback is appreciated. Don’t worry, all responses will not influence any future applications that you may make.

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  • Company: WPP
  • Published: 31st March 2023
  • Closing Date: 29th May 2023
  • Country: India
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None