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Data Engineer

Date:  23-Sep-2022


Business Unit:  Ops Tech & Development

About Certis

We are a leading security services organisation. We put technology to work in making the world a safer place. Our mission is that as trusted partners, we protect lives and assets, and deliver integrated critical services. By empowering our people, our goal is to enable our communities to stay safe and thriving.

We offer a broad range of opportunities and career pathways for our people to grow and explore their potential. We believe that people, equipped with innovative thinking and technological capabilities will make the world safer, smarter and better.

Life at Certis

If you are a passionate individual looking for opportunities to expand your skills, and purposeful work instead of just a ‘job’, we would love to hear from you.

At Certis, no two days look alike. Our work calendars are filled with chances to collaborate with others, and bring new initiatives to life. Whether you’re looking to improve a process, or have an innovative idea awaiting a technology solve, we want you to bring your ideas to the table.

We are a close-knit team that looks out for each other, works hard to get the job done, and encourages each other to grow – the perfect place for you to grow your career!

Duties & Responsibilities

•    Explore and identify internal & external data sources to enrich data analysis; Translate data requirements from business users and data analysts / scientists into technical data modelling specifications.

•    Identify and analyse raw data: sourcing data from existing production systems and/or data warehouse, assessing data quality, perform data cleansing and transformation for downstream processing.

•    Propose and build ingestion pipelines to collect, clean, harmonise, merge, and consolidate data sources in the cloud environment.

•    Support, operate and maintain existing data infrastructures and ETL jobs, consists of data repositories and data visualisation platforms. This includes database capacity planning and maintenance, monitoring, and performance tuning, diagnose issues and deploy measures to prevent issues recurrence.

•    Research and develop new technologies and approaches for building modernised data ecosystems.

•    Demonstrate analytics-driven operations through the application of data analytics techniques in decision-making and support tasks.

•    Conduct exploratory data analysis to highlight preliminary data insights and limitations through the use of data visualisation techniques.

•    Document relevant information for our business units and customers

•    Promote a data-driven culture through inspiring, and realisation of data analytics’ potential within the organisation

Skills & Experience

•    Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science, Statistics, Analytics, Mathematics, Operations Research or related technical fields

•    Proficient with one or more of the usual programming languages used in data analytics – Python, R, SQL and visualisation software – Tableau, Power BI

•    Strong knowledge ETL and data wrangling techniques.

•    Knowledge in tools/services provided via Cloud service providers (eg. AWS - Athena, Kinesis, Glue etc.)

•    Knowledge in cloud data infrastructure or Big Data technologies

•    Highly self-motivated to excel in assigned tasks and deliver results

•    Passion for learning new technologies

•    Team-oriented and personable

•    Good written and verbal communication skills; Ability to present and explain the technical aspects and benefits of analytics projects in a clear and convincing manner to business users/sponsors

•    Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision

Recognition & Reward

What you can expect from us:

  • Work on projects for world-class security projects renowned for their safety, reliability and efficiency
  • Commitment to your ongoing development, including on-the-job opportunities, formal programs and assistance with further education
  • Community volunteering opportunities
  • A competitive remuneration package, featuring performance-based incentives and a medical insurance and dental allowance.

Certis is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce culture, which is supported by our Compass values. Our aim is to attract, develop and retain a truly diverse and high-performing workforce.