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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-07-01 23:00:00


Data Engineer

  • How You’ll Support Our Mission!

    Our Patient Registry team in Belfast owns the development of a greenfield application used by Hospitals to record a patient's journey and provide life-changing insights into healthcare improvements.  After successfully launching the application last year, the team are now focused on the next iteration of features, where data is the focus. 

    At ESO, data is very much part of our mission, and this role will help us deliver on that to our customers. As well as providing reports to help our customers in the day to day running of their hospitals, the data is also used to provide insights and trends, and to better help how patient care is delivered to those in the community.

    Reporting to the Development Manager you will be part of our Product Engineering team based in Belfast. You must be based in Northern Ireland and willing to travel to the Office in Belfast City Centre 1 day per week. 

    What You'll Be Doing - Responsibilities: 

    • Working alongside the application team to help deliver critical features on the product roadmap.
    • Design, construct, test, and maintain highly scalable and robust data models using Snowflake to serve multiple applications.
    • Administer and manage Snowflake data warehousing environments, including monitoring system health and performance.
    • Create, manage, and optimize Snowflake virtual warehouses to match the needs of different applications and ensure efficient use of resources, while minimizing costs.
    • Handle Snowflake user access control and permissions, developing and enforcing role and permission restrictions.
    • Promote a culture of self-service and decentralized data ownership, empowering the application team to use and manage their data with minimum dependencies.
    • Enforce data governance policies to ensure data standardization, quality, and compliance across all teams.
    • Collaborate with internal SMEs on projects to ensure alignment with organizational requirements.
    • Provide technical assistance and cross-training to other team members as required. 


    • 3+ years experience as a Data Engineer, Software Developer, or Administrator with a focus on data modelling, data governance, and data platform administration.
    • Highly skilled in SQL.
    • Experience working with multiple database technologies and paradigms (MSSQL, PostgresSQL, OLAP, OLTP, etc).
    • Familiar with various ETL and ELT tools and methodologies.
    • Experience with database health monitoring, stored procedures, schema design for high volume and concurrency. 
    • Understanding and practical experience of data governance principles.
    • Understanding of system design and development in cloud environments, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

    Nice to haves: 

    • Experience working with Snowflake is a plus.
    • Experience with Azure is a plus.
    • Experience working with MDM (master data management)
    • Knowledge of Python for data transformation, pipeline development, and automation.
    • Knowledge of data mesh

    If you don’t have all the qualifications that we’re looking for, we’d still love to hear from you!

    Benefits & Perks! You will have fantastic benefits at ESO including but not limited to;
    • Life insurance (4 x base salary) 
    • Income protection insurance 
    • A generous pension contribution 
    • Private medical insurance including optical and dental 
    • A health cash plan 
    • Modern City Centre office and a flexible hybrid working policy  
    • Annual health and wellness allowance + cycle-to-work scheme  
    • Enhanced paternity leave and pay, enhanced adoptive pay, enhanced maternity pay 
    • Enhanced short and long-term sick pay 
    • Great holiday entitlement which increases year on year until you reach 5 years of service! 
    About ESO
    ESO is a fast-paced, growing data, technology and research company passionate about improving community health and safety through the power of data. We pioneer innovative, user-friendly software to meet the changing needs of today’s EMS agencies, fire departments, and hospitals. We’re small enough to be nimble and fun, but big enough to be a great place to work. We serve thousands of customers out of our offices across the US, Canada and Northern Ireland. 
    Are you ready to Make a Difference? 
    ESO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We invite you to consider opportunities at ESO regardless of your gender; gender identity; gender reassignment; age; religious or similar philosophical belief; race; national origin; political opinion; sexual orientation; disability; marital or civil partnership status or other non-merit factor.
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