Senior Data Engineer (EMEA)

  • Contract
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

As the global communications agency in the business of moving people, BCW guides client partners to powerful, culturally relevant ideas, programs and messages that inspire their key stakeholders to think differently, feel deeply and act urgently.

BCW’s commitment to moving people starts with our employees. Here you will find ways to ignite your growth while doing meaningful work for exceptional clients in an environment that prioritizes your success, compels collaboration, and celebrates learning. We are committed to moving our people forward in their careers and helping them learn and grow as people and professionals.

We believe that creating truly inclusive and innovative solutions is critical to our success, so Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability (I.D.E.A.) are embedded into everything we do for our people, agency, clients, and the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from talent across all dimensions of race/ethnicity and the LGBTQ+, differently abled.

And while there is no one kind of BCW person, everyone at BCW has something in common: A mindset, a way of responding to challenges with openness, curiosity, and a commitment to learning. BCW will feed that drive by rewarding courageous tenacity and nurturing your dynamic career.

The Role:

As the Senior Data Engineer for Data Analytics and Intelligence Solutions within the BCW Global, EMEA team, your primary focus is to build bespoke Data Analytics and Intelligence platforms for clients. You will leverage a combination of low code / no code and cloud technologies, ensuring the accelerated integration of both established and new products into the business ecosystem.

In addition, you will be responsible for Co-Driving the incorporation of AI-based features into our products and contributing to DevOps for BCW owned platforms.

You will be working remotely as part of a fixed, distributed development team embedded into multiple product teams, collaborating with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, geographies, and functions.

This is a regional position; we are open to where this role could be based. BCW EMEA offices are in Belgium, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, South Africa, Turkey, UAE, UK & Saudi.



What you’ll do as you move with us:

  • Fusion development: Knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform, and experience with connecting Power BI / Apps / Automate and SharePoint resources to data processing pipelines and storage on Azure.
  • Cloud Computing: Knowledge of cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure and experience with cloud-based infrastructure and services, with the ability to design and deploy basic cloud architectures for data products using Data factory, Data warehouse or Databricks.
  • Scripting and Programming: Proficiency in Python. Additional scripting languages and/or one or more programming languages such as Java, R, DAX, M is an advantage.
  • SQL and NoSQL Databases and Data Lakes: Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, and in file formats such as Parquet for data storage and retrieval.
  • Data Preparation and Processing Techniques: Understanding of data preparation and processing techniques such as data cleaning, normalization, data imputation, feature engineering, and data transformation, as well as experience with tools and technologies such as Pandas, NumPy, and SciPy.
  • Machine Learning: Knowledge of and experience in working with Machine Learning algorithms such as topic models and other natural language processing methods in production and working collaboratively with data scientists.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Knowledge of and experience in adding GPT components to existing data pipelines, including considerations around reliability, security, and ethics.
  • Consulting and Client Engagement: Lead client inspection sessions during the development/build phase of projects. Proactively establish expectations and maintain continuous, reliable communication with client stakeholders, including Project Managers, client-side Product Owners, and Business Stakeholders.

Experience and Skills that contributes to your success:

  • Qualification in Computer Science or comparable practical experience
  • Experience in designing and implementing end to end business intelligence solutions.
  • Communication Skills: Ability to work collaboratively with other developers, designers, and stakeholders, and to communicate technical concepts to non-technical team members.
  • Agile and DevOps Methodologies and DevOps philosophy/mindset: Familiarity with agile working methodologies, such as scrum and kanban, agile development methodologies and the DevOps culture of collaboration, communication, and continuous improvement.
  • Version Control: Experience with version control systems such as Git, and knowledge of best practices for collaboration and code review.
  • API Development: Understanding of RESTful API design principles and experience with API development frameworks such as Flask.
  • Testing and Debugging: ability to use tools like Python Unit Tests to identify and fix bugs, as well as writing automated tests to ensure code quality and reliability.


Our Promise

BCW are committed to growing and sustaining an agency that is both representative and inclusive of the communities we live and work within. At BCW, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce enables our agency to thrive and deliver brilliant work. We actively welcome applications from under-represented individuals and groups and celebrate differences, be it ethnicity, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We will only assess you on your abilities and fit for the role, please do get in touch if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments you need to ensure a level playing field during the recruitment process.

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