Senior Data Engineer

Data
Professional, Freelancer

Are you a specialist in data engineering, someone with a passion for data modelling and how data contributes to decision-making processes? Do you want to help our team to build and support our data platform? Then we are looking for you!

  • Are you a specialist in data engineering, someone with a passion for data modelling and how data contributes to decision-making processes? Do you want to help our team to build and support our data platform? Then we are looking for you!
  • You maintain an overview of the various domain data models in the data warehouse and are responsible for extensions and changes to the data model. Within projects and RFCs, you determine the impact of the changes and model them. You work out an approach for implementation and discuss the work with the data engineers in the team. You implement and develop the changes yourself together with the team.
  • As a data engineer, you develop together with the team the ETL flows needed to retrieve the data from the source systems, transform them according to the predefined business logic, and integrate them into the data warehouse or offer them on the central data platform. Data quality and robustness of the ETL processes are of great importance here. You integrate with various technologies such as SQL databases or MySQL, PostgreSQL, JSON, XML, Splunk, APIs, ...... The data sources are varied, such as data on business processes (HR, marketing, finance), data on IT processes, technical data, etc.
  • You are responsible for the planning, implementation and correct execution of the scheduling of the ETL flows, so that they fit into the overall data warehouse design and correct and qualitative data is guaranteed.
  • You work together with the business and functional analysts to understand or clarify the business requirements. You work together with these roles to understand the data structures of the business applications. You maintain the documentation of the data models.
  • You work with the Microsoft Azure data solutions: Microsoft Azure SQL databases, Data Fabric, Data Bricks, but also Microsoft data solutions on prem. You develop and maintain cubes, you develop packages in SSIS, you develop reports in PowerBI.

What you need to succeed:

  • You have a thorough knowledge of the Azure data stack: Azure SQL database, Azure Data Fabric, Azure DataBricks. Knowledge of additional Azure (data) components is a great asset.
  • You have several years of experience as a data engineer in developing ETL flows and therefore have a thorough knowledge of T-SQL and SSMS.
  • You have a good understanding of general data warehouse and modelling principles (Kimball, Inmon, Datavault)
  • You have experience in documenting data models
  • You have basic knowledge of PowerShell, Python or another programming language
  • You are familiar with general IT principles such as DTAP and general data centre terminology
  • Knowledge of the on prem solutions of the Microsoft BI stack is an asset (SSIS and SSAS / SSRS or PowerBI)
  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps and/or TFS is an asset
  • You are critical, accuracy and correctness are important to you.
  • You can work independently, take ownership and are result-driven
  • You are structured and your work is clear.
  • You communicate fluently in Dutch and English
  • You have a master's degree (computer science, economics, commercial engineering, policy informatics, mathematics, physics, engineering, or any other master's degree, etc.) or a bachelor's degree in computer science or similar through experience.

What are we offering:

  • Cegeka is a growth company with numerous career opportunities in various directions.
  • The latest IT technologies are used to give our clients that extra edge and offer customised solutions.
  • Your talent is crucial and we therefore provide various training opportunities through our talent management programme. 
  • We offer an attractive salary that matches your experience and responsibilities.
  • Extra-legal benefits such as meal vouchers, hospitalisation and group insurance round off the salary package
  • A nice company car

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!


We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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