Data Engineer

Data Engineer

30 Apr
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Octoenergy
|
Melbourne

30 Apr

Octoenergy

Melbourne

Help us make a big green dent in the universe



We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and weneed loads more peopleto help us make our vision a reality.



About the role



At Octopus we’ve developed a data platform that provides data services to the business in the UK and our retail energy businesses around the world.



As the volume, scope and geographical range of our data services rapidly expand, we’re looking for an experienced data engineer to join the team to help us build and maintain the platform and pipelines.



Our first challenge in Australia will be building a system capable of processing billions of smart meter readings per day.

What you'll do









Build new data pipelines that deliver key data and insights to the business

Work closely with the data science team to maintain and develop our central data models in DBT

Work with the business to scope and deliver new data engineering projects and requirements

Maintain and build on our existing data infrastructure and tools

Support the internationalisation of our data infrastructure as we continue to grow globally

Our Data Platform Stack



Python as our main programming language

Kubernetes for data services and task orchestration

Airflow purely for job scheduling and tracking

Circle CI for continuous deployment

Parquet and Delta file formats on S3 for data lake storage

Spark for data processing

dbt for data modelling

Presto and SparkSQL for analytics

Streamlet for data applications

What you'll have



First and foremost, we want our data engineers to be great software engineers with a passion for writing high quality codeIt would be helpful to have experience/expertise in the following (in rough priority order):

Spark

Experience modelling data for analytics - ideally experience using dbt as a modelling tool

Experience in assuring data quality

Experience deploying data services in a cloud environment (ideally AWS)

The projects will be varied and we’re looking for someone who can work autonomously and proactively to scope problems and solve and deliver pragmatic solutions

What you'll love about us



Our company culture - we won best company to work forin 2019 and our CEO, Greg has recordeda podcast about our culture and how we empower our people

Flexible working environment - genuine work life balance here, we arein the towp 5 companies in the UK , we treat you as a human, and do our best to make work and life merge smoothly together

Equity Options Scheme - you own your own part of the business, share options in the whole Octopus Energy Group so we all work together towards success

If this opportunity sounds like you and you have a genuine passion for what we're doing at Octopus Energy then we'd love to hear from you.



More about us



We believe energy should be better - for you and the environment.



We believe energy should be better - for you and the environment. We’re a leading energy technology company providing a better experience for our customers through transparency, honesty and simplicity. Better for the planet, through real long-term investment in renewable generation and a low CO2 future. Better value, by throwing away the old business models of the “Big 6” and instead building a business that’s fit for the 21st century. We make energy green and flexible for consumers, with fair and transparent pricing. Through our home developed platform, cloud-based billing, and sophisticated use of data science, modelling and AI, we’re redefining what is possible in energy.



Our breakthrough Agiletariff has been widely reported as leading the way in energy innovation, and we’re passionate about fairness – we were first to uncover the widespread strategy of energy companytease and squeeze pricing and following on from this campaign, our CEO and Founder Greg Jackson presented evidence in favour of capping energy tariff pricesbefore the bill committee in Parliament .



We already supply 100% renewable energy to nearly 2 million homes and over 15,000 businesses (including Arsenal FCand the Cardiff Bluesto help them power their stadiums with 100% renewable energy) throughout Great Britain and we’re also the supplier behind M&S; Energy . We’re award winning for ourdisruptive technology and are delighted to be the only energy supplier to pass the rigorous Which? customer service tests and be their onlyrecommended energy supplier for 4 years in a row.



We also proudly enjoy a 5-star TrustPilotranking from our customers. We were named the Company that’s done the most in the past year to advance UK renewables at the REA Awards 2019, and most recently, our proudest award, that ofBest Company to Work For. Our group includes Octopus Energy, Octopus for Business, Kraken Technology, Octopus Electric Vehicles and Octopus Energy Services as well as our new net zero Centre -Octopus Centre for Net Zero.



We recently secured over £500 million of investment from Origin,Australia's largest Energy Company andTokyo Gas, to help us continue on our mission.



At Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, a diverse and inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone. You are welcome to apply no matter your race, gender identity, sexuality, age, family or civil status, disability, religion, or ethnicity.

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