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Senior Data Engineer, Data Foundation Team

Data Engineering

Job Req Number:  56957
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At DSV, we are on a journey to renew the Global Data and Analytics Platform that is being used by colleagues, customers and Business Partners in all Business Domains to get the most information out of available data.


Our department members are placed in numerous locations around Europe, Asia and South Africa. A significant part of our department is located in Lisbon, grouped in development and operations teams. For the Data Foundation Team, we are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to support the team of currently 7 team members plus the Team Lead. The position is part of the Global organisation and work will be in close collaboration with colleagues across locations in the department.


To achieve the targets, we are working on an ambitioned plan and have chosen a vendor who is offering us a full stack of services. All our work is being done in the cloud, utilising the full stack of Microsoft’s offering: Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL Server /Azure SQL Synapse, Azure Analysis Services, DataBricks, PowerBI Services, Azure Data Factory, Azure DevOps. DSV will also embark on a multi cloud strategy and introduce technologies to facilitate cloud provider agnosticism.


The Data Foundation works as technology spearheads and support the delivery and operations teams with tools, frameworks, processes and coaching. We deliver in a agile way with Jira as our management tool.


As a Senior Data Engineer in Data Foundation Team, your major responsibilities will be:


  • Develop and Maintain the CI/CD processes.
  • Maintain the Analysis Services Servers and enforce the application of Tabular Models development best practices.
  • Azure resources management and optimization.
  • Develop and maintenance of SQL Store Procedures.
  • Develop and maintenance of PySpark and Scala Notebooks
  • Design and implement solutions that will support the development of our ODW in alignment with the principles, guidelines, and standards from IT Architecture.
  • Analyse requirements together with our different department teams and create effort estimations and implementation planning.
  • Provide technical specifications for the implementations.
  • Support different department teams in a collaborative way as much as possible.
  • Transfer knowledge actively to the other team members as well as the Operations & Support team.


Professional qualifications:


To perform the job successfully you should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:


  • Ability for systematic and rational analysis to identify the root cause of problems with Agile methodology
  • Ability to promote and facilitate deliveries accordingly. Being able to manage a delivery project on the IT side, from the estimation and project plan creation to the timely delivery of milestones, able to clearly and concisely present both written and/or oral information, able to prioritize, plan, assign & control
  • Being comfortable in international business communication, able to communicate openly and confidently, able to listen effectively, able to influence and convince others in a way that results in acceptance and agreement
  • Ability to work with different cultures and to manage cross functional interfaces, high priority for teamwork, capable to build strong and long-term team relationships within and across functions and geographical boundaries and based on ethics and trust, ready to take personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals


Our requirements:


  • Master’s degree in Computer Sciences
  • Min.5 years of experiences in BI projects, preferable in Logistics Business
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft’s BI stack, namely Azure SQL Database/Azure Synapse, Azure Analysis Services, Azure Data Factory and DevOps.
  • Expert knowledge in Tabular Models development/maintenance and DAX Language.
  • Good knowledge in PowerShell Scripting.
  • Good knowledge in Python
  • Proficient Level of English (spoken and written)


Our offer:

Your job location will be Portugal (Lisboa, Saldanha) and you will be part of DSV Group Finance with peers working across the Globe


  • Permanent Contract with 35h / Week
  • Health Insurance
  • Comprehensive onboarding program
  • Work-life Harmony
  • Comfortable office
  • Scandinavian work culture
  • Internal training catalogue
  • Culture of feedback



DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of more than 75,000 employees in over 90 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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