Data Engineer - Lead Engineer, SAS, Analytics & Cognitive, Consulting

Belfast, Northern Ireland, gb
Company: Deloitte
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 18:03:13

Take your career to the next level by joining one of the world’s best and most recognized professional services firms. Within Deloitte’s Analytics and Cognitive service offering, we imagine, deliver and run innovative solutions to help our clients solve complex challenges and maximize the value of their data. At Deloitte, you will be able to build your career, access the best training and learning opportunities, and develop new skills and hone existing ones. We work for a huge variety of interesting, international, and world-leading clients on exciting next generation technology-enabled projects. 
We are looking for candidates at all levels of experience across Data, Engineering and Cloud expertise to join us, working in fast-paced teams with other highly talented, fun and motivated colleagues.
We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.
You will be part of the following wider group within our Consulting portfolio offerings:

Strategy, Analytics and M&A 
How do you make intelligent, future-proof decisions in a world where change is the one constant? That’s exactly what you’ll help our clients to do. You’ll build trusted relationships with business stakeholders – and use the most exciting new technologies available – to create data-driven programmes that transform their organisations. Your advice will help clients position their organisations to succeed in an ever-evolving marketplace.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break? 
For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role
• Our consultants work in a variety of projects to solve clients’ toughest data problems by combining industry experience, consulting and analytical skills to create a lasting impact.
• Our projects and clients vary greatly and your responsibilities will differ based on your level of experience/skillset and the focus of the client engagement, but within our Analytics & Cognitive Belfast practice, your role is likely to include some or all of the following:
• Developing or leading the design and delivery of data solutions such as ETL components, data warehousing, reporting solutions, data migration or data virtualisation solutions;
• Being hands on with data from initial concepts and assessment through to development and deployment;
• Advising clients on appropriate tooling for a particular solution based on your expertise in specific technologies;
• Providing specialist industry knowledge in the data & analytics domain to our clients and further our offering in new and innovative technologies or applications of technologies;
• Managing or developing relationships with key client stakeholders and leading or participating in client workshops to capture business or technical requirements for a data solution;
• Being highly collaborative, working closely with clients and end users;
• Focusing on exceeding client expectations and delivering against our continuous improvement goals, taking a client problem and turning it into a technical solution;
• Supporting our future pipeline of work, from design to sales, through to setup and delivery; and
• Working in an environment where self-development, learning and knowledge sharing is actively encouraged as part of the day-to-day work of the team.
• Work effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution

Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.
Your home office will be flexible based on your location, but this client-facing role provides lots of opportunity for travel in the UK and overseas.

Work pattern: 
This is a permanent contract opportunity. The role can be worked on a full-time basis.
Our team members work a variety of agile working patterns. Tell us what arrangement works for you and we’ll try to accommodate. 

Your professional experience
We are looking for candidates of all experience levels who are able to demonstrate skills and experience in some of the following areas.

• Experience in developing solutions with some of the SAS software stack and core products on both the SAS 9.4 and SAS Viya platforms e.g. SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS DI Studio, SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Visual Investigator, SAS Enterprise Miner, SAS Management Console etc

• Experience in Base SAS programming including SQL, macros and efficiency techniques

• Skills in complimentary programming languages and software e.g. Unix, SQL, IBM Flow Manager etc

• A broad understanding of the analytics lifecycle including business intelligence and data management

• Data architecture and modelling (including ETL, star schema, SCD, MDM, Kimball, Inmon, data lakes)

• Implementation of large scale BI, data management or analytics systems
• Exposure to or a broad understanding of Cloud computing principles across Azure, AWS, GCP

• Business consulting: Experience of working with clients to understand, refine and execute technology-enabled change projects.

• Team working: A strong background in collaborative working with other creative and passionate data engineers

• Experience of contributing to sales - including the development of new business, bids and expansion on existing accounts

• Manage stakeholders using clear communications and be able to form strong client relationships

• Demonstrate a clear understanding of risk in relation to delivery projects


• Strong academic background
• Analytical and project management skills
• Ability to develop strong client relationships
• Ability to manage and develop others
• Ability to identify selling opportunities
• Preferably experience in a relevant industry sector
• Internal or external consultancy experience

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