The Hertz Corporation Junior Data Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

General Responsibilities

Exciting role for a Junior Data Engineer due to a rapid expansion of our amazing IT department in a growing car rental company has become available.

At Hertz we have an amazing opportunity to transform the world with cognitive technology. By using the vast amounts of information available today to identify new patterns and make new discoveries, we are helping car rentals to become smarter and more efficient. Join the forward-thinking team at Hertz solving complex problems and help us get better every day – there is no better place to grow your career!

We pride ourselves with our positive working culture, and ample opportunity for progression and development.

Our massive European Service Centre office based in Swords, Dublin offers a bright, modern and friendly working atmosphere. We employ approximately 900 people with over 29 different nationalities.

The role: Taking the wheel at Hertz

The Data Engineer will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams.

The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up.

You will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects.

They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products.

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture,

  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies.

  • Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and AWS regions.

  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.

  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

Your benefits: Fuelling your journey

  • Relocation package and assistance from our cool relocation team

  • Free on-site Doctor, Nurse and Physiotherapy services

  • Pension scheme

  • Discount on private health Insurance

  • On-site Gym

  • Subsidised staff restaurant

  • Sports and Social Club

  • Language classes

  • Training and development programmes

  • IncentivesStaff Car Rental and Sales discount

  • Free Parking

Your skills: What you’ll need for a great journey

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.

  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.

  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.

  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.

  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.

  • Strong project management and organizational skills.

  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.

  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.

  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc.

  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift

  • Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.

  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.

About us

Hertz Global has an exciting portfolio of rental car brands – including Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly, as well as Donlen. We are one of the largest worldwide airport vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world.

Our mission is to be the preferred rental car company and you have the opportunity to help steer this mission. Get in touch today and APPLY NOW

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Job ID 167314

# Positions 1

Category Information Technology

Division HESC Support Services

Position Type Regular Full Time