First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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Data Engineer

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At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Overall Job Purpose:

The data engineer’s role has a strong focus on data ingress, data storage, data cataloguing, and data quality metrics. Additionally, the data engineer is responsible for incorporating industry best practices into the FQM data ecosystem, as well as integrating existing and new data sources into the wider data system.

Specific Job Responsibility:

  • Interpreting of the data requirements that are defined as part of any project or other requirement
  • Implement Data pipelines from source to storage as per available designs/ frameworks.
  • Investigate sub-systems and recommend options for integration into the broader data framework
  • Development of the solution to acquire, ingest, or capture data and ensure that formats are compatible with existing systems
  • Utilise orchestration tools to ensure that data is timeously present in required storage while ensuring minimal overhead
  • Provide Ad-Hoc Query Support: This activity involves helping customers and stakeholders with ad-hoc data calls. e.g. assisting stakeholders with one-off data query requirements to assess the feasibility of a larger project.
  • Recurring Data Quality Reports: This activity involves the generation of reports and dashboards to all stakeholders
  • Is responsible for supporting the development and maintenance of the ‘data warehouse’
  • Works alongside 3rd party suppliers to deliver information solutions
  • Support user acceptance testing of new data warehouse features
  • Assist with root cause analysis of data integrity issues.
  • Interfaces with data providers to ensure data integrity.
  • Assist data analytics team in maintaining data catalogue

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience in strong SQL or similar skills
  • 2 years’ experience in strong Python or similar skills
  • Experience with software development methodologies
  • Minimum 5 years’ overall experience
  • (Highly Regarded) Familiarity with SSIS, Airflow, Synapse
  • (Highly Regarded) Experience with Git
  • (Highly Regarded) Administration level experience with SQL Server

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking, problem solving abilities.
  • Competence with various BI development platforms i.e. Power BI, SSAS, AAS
  • Competence with python analytical packages
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail and desire to probe further into data

Key Job Attributes:

  • Optimisation Mindset
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Ability to take little direction and achieve quality results independently.
  • Work well as part of a global, multi-cultural team.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments and manage time effectively.
  • Attention to detail and follow-through.

Method of Application

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Solwezi
Mining enterprises
Drilling & Exploration
Mining processing & refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.