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Senior Data Engineer

Reference: 20270


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

30 August, 2022

Senior Data Engineer

Are you interested in a fantastic opportunity to work within the Legal Tech workspace? If you are a team player with a collaborative approach, this Senior Data Engineer role may be for you!

Abacus is once again delighted to be working with our client, a leading international legal practice with a truly global presence and a reputation for delivering excellence in all that they do.

The Role:

  • As a senior data engineer, you will contribute to the design, delivery, and maintenance of the Trusted Data Platform, taking responsibility for business needs and reducing barriers between data services
  • You will play a prominent role in championing and raising core data engineering skills within the Data Engineering Team, with the opportunity to train and mentor junior talent
  • You will be an enthusiastic and creative individual with a drive to adopt a truly data driven culture, with a focus on continual improvement and problem solving
  • You will help to improve the API approach for key data services, incorporating a DevOps approach.

What’s in it for you?

In addition to joining a global leading legal firm, our client also offers a range of benefits including:

  • Access to an extensive network of discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Flexible working
  • Virtual GP
  • Excellent opportunities for continuous learning and development – extensive access to learning portals and a dedicated training budget.

The Essentials

  • A strong understanding of high-performance applications and services, with experience of programming languages such as Python, Scala, .Net and C#.
  • Knowledge of SQL and understanding of agile software development, test and delivery practices
  • Experience of Data Engineering at scale, including the selection, design and implementation of engineering solutions
  • Experience in using Azure Data Factory, Data Lake and Synapse
  • The ability to deliver technical presentations to a wide range of audience.


  • Experience of using DevOps YAML pipelines utilizing BICEP (or ARM), SQL Schema, Synapse Workspace, Powershell and Azure CLI, and the visualisation of data using Power BI, DAX and M. API development and implementation.


Interested? Contact Jenna McCahon at Abacus Careers or Apply Now!

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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