Big Data Engineer

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City : Calgary

Category : Business Professionals

Industry : Oil and Gas

Employer : Suncor

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 28716

Why you should join us:

We are living in an era of transformation – as a company, as an industry and as a global community. Suncor is evolving and we’re calling it Suncor 4.0. Technology and digital solutions are a big part of this, but unleashing the full potential of our people is what will get us where we need to be.

An essential part of our evolution is creating value through data and becoming a data-informed enterprise where employees can apply their knowledge, draw insights and make the best possible decisions.  Hiring specialists like yourself will help us implement our Advanced Analytics strategy and transform our business. It’s all about strengthening our future through digital technology, unleashing the full potential of our people, and creating an engaging and productive workplace.  

As a Data Engineer, you will play an active role throughout the entire engagement cycle, from architecture and design, to build test and deploy; specializing in rapid deployment of data pipelines and analytics solutions, including orchestration, automated testing and quality control, continuous integration/deployments, versioning and environment management.

If you’re passionate about data, and thirsty for new approaches that provide insights into the most complex challenges through the architecting of data for advanced analytics, this role is for you!

Are you ready to help us solve problems we’ve never been able to address before? Join us and be part of transforming Suncor’s future!

You will use your expertise to:

  • Work on multiple projects as a technical team member or lead, driving user story analysis and elaboration for data requirements
  • Ensure all automated processes preserve data by managing the alignment of data availability and integration processes
  • Develop, construct and automate data pipelines that allow for leading edge analytical models
  • Perform technology and product research to better define requirements, resolve important issues and improve the overall capability of the data ingestion and transformation stack
  • Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed, design, and high performing end to end data pipelines
  • Derive and develop the automation and promotion of data pipelines from development to test to production
  • Construct the production management and monitoring of data pipelines

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Seven years of experience in data management, data and environment provisioning, and test automation, using relevant Big Data technologies on Azure, AWS or Google platforms
  • A Bachelor’s degree or Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or a related technical field
  • Experience working in a cloud platform (e.g. Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Experience in Extract, Transform and Load processes (ETL), SQL databases, data warehousing solutions, data modeling and scripting languages
  • Exceptional analytical and critical reasoning skills
  • Proven communication and social skills
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Familiarity with analytical tools and languages such as Matlab, Python, R, SPSS
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W.
  • This role can also be supported from one of our hub locations (e.g. Mississauga, Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Sarnia, Montreal)
  • One of our values is curiosity and lifelong learning – we challenge the status quo and learn from and support each other to make the world a better place
  • We are so invested in building advanced analytics skills within our organization that we've created the Analytics Academy to profide training to employees through instructor-led courses, e-learning, communities of practice, etc.

Why Suncor?

Supporting our people. Caring for our communities. Living our purpose.

With our operations declared an essential service, we are continuing to operate and are looking to fill business-critical roles at this time. We require qualified and safety-focused employees to help keep things running. In terms of our current recruitment process, we’re doing things a bit differently to adjust to our new ‘normal.’ We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation.

We are bolstered by the unity across our community and the solidarity across the world. We continue to encourage you to support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygience practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

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