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Senior Data Engineer - Digital Markets


What makes Gartner Digital Markets a GREAT fit for you?

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner.  Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology choices and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do.  The business is comprised of three top brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp.  For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

What we are looking for:

Gartner Digital Markets is looking for a passionate Senior Data Engineer for the Data Platform team. The Senior Data Engineer will be responsible for our data platform utilizing next generation big data technologies. You will be responsible for the execution of our data strategy through design and development of the Data platform using but not limited to AWS technologies, Airflow and Snowflake to deliver Reporting, BI and Analytics solutions. You will be working closely with business and technical stakeholders to aggregate data, analyze/transform data and report insights.

Why you’ll want to come to work:

  • Key responsibility is to design and develop data platform including the architecture, prototyping and development of data extract, transformation, cleansing and integration of structured and unstructured data.

  • Transform raw data into useful information and insights utilizing Analytics, Business Intelligence (BI) and visualization tools.

  • Provide technical expertise to design efficient solutions to consolidate data from RDBMS (Oracle\MySQL\PostgreSQL\SQL Server), Enterprise Applications and 3rd party API through ELT processes.

  • Develop optimal design of data warehouse environments, analyzing complex distributed data deployments and making recommendations to optimize performance.

  • Design and develop database and application interfaces between various internal and external systems to efficiently and effective capture and integrate data.

  • Organize, optimize and debug data-driven reporting, BI and analytics applications.

  • Document & maintain and implement a data catalog for data from various sources to enable data democratization and governance.

  • Work with business stakeholders to support their data needs and technical teams to replicate from their data sources.

  • Mentor junior developers and collaborate with other members to maintain a high performant and motivated team.

  • Architect, design and implement Platform features that enable the team to detect upstream changes, data quality issues and discrepancies to proactively increase the confidence on the Platform data.

What you will bring to the team:

  • 5-8 years hands-on experience with data architecture, design and development of big data solutions.

  • Programming experience using Python. 

  • Extensive technical experience with SQL on RDBMS (Oracle/MySQL/Postgresql) and Data warehouse schema definitions (Snowflake), data modeling, security and design.

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to synthesize data to design and deliver meaningful solutions.

  • Experience implementing Reporting, BI, Visualization and Analytics tools such Power BI / AWS QuickSight / Looker.

  • High level knowledge of database performance and tuning, troubleshooting and query optimization and tuning.

  • Experience with software development practices, such as CI/CD, code versioning, pair programming, code reviews, etc.

  • Experience working with third party vendor APIs.

  • Familiar with next generation ETL/ELT tools and data consolidation frameworks that enable capabilities within the data ecosystem. Apache Airflow experience is a plus.

  • Ability to understand business functionality, processes and flows.

  • Good combination of technical and interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication; detail-oriented with the ability to work independently.

  • Experience with stakeholder management and ownership of data platforms.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems is a plus.

  • Verbal English skills (we work in English!).

Who you are:

  • Excellent Communication and Prioritization skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the IT organization (infrastructure/development/back office groups).

  • Ability to work independently or within a team, proactively, in a fast-paced AGILE-SCRUM environment.

  • Owns success – Takes responsibility for successful delivery of solutions.

  • Strong desire to improve upon their skills in software development, frameworks and technologies.

Check out our video to learn about who we are, and what we do:

What we offer:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact - your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • Frequent social activities such as movie night, laser tag, bowling, escape room, summer beach party, hiking & bbq, and more!

  • Hybrid, virtual-first, environment with flexibility, remote work, Friday afternoons free, and more.

  • New offices close to Glòries and the beach in the fantastic, “innovation and tech” 22@ district of sunny Barcelona.

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, selection of teas, fair trade organic coffee and a fridge full of beer for our Beer O’Clock on Friday afternoons.

  • Relocation Assistance - a specialist to help you with all the appointments and paperwork.

What you’ll get:

  • Competitive compensation.

  • 23 days annual holiday, and additional days off for your birthday, 24th & 31st of December.

  • Private Medical and Dental Care.

  • Life and Disability Insurance.

  • Public Transport Subsidy.

  • Ticket Restaurant Card.

  • Childcare Vouchers (Ticket Guarderia).

  • IncentiFit - annual reimbursement for health-and-wellness-related activities.

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

Who we are:

  • Action Oriented - Deliver fast, get great results. We embrace the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen. 

  • Intellectually Curious - Seek to learn, love to teach. We’re humble and embrace respectful, radical candor with a mindset of ongoing professional and personal development.

  • Collaborative - One team, shared mission. We welcome feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than what is possible individually.



- Applications must be submitted in English.

- A valid EU visa/passport is required for this position.

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