Senior Data Engineer & Analyst - Data and Analytics

Date: 16 Nov 2023

Location: Dublin, IE, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

 Senior Data Engineer & Analyst – Data and Analytics


Data and Analytics in AIB

AIB is a dynamic, diverse and fun place to work. We are changing from the inside out to become a bank people can believe in. And by people, we mean our employees as well as our customers. We back our customers and employees’ dreams and ambitions! We are investing in the future with a heavy focus on expanding the Data & Analytics Centre of Excellence – so it’s a great time to join and help shape and grow this function, as we become a data driven bank with best in class analytical capabilities. Within Data & Analytics you’ll experience a diverse workforce where everyone has the opportunity to reach their potential. We work in an agile environment that empowers its people, where your voice is heard and where you’ll be invested in to learn and grow along the way.

The Role

A Senior Data Analyst analyses and designs the solution and implementation of data pipelines which connect operational systems to analytics and business intelligence (BI) systems.

Our team develops data pipelines on behalf of Business Stakeholders within a complex IT and data infrastructure.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for the successful candidate to expand the team’s ability to deliver data products in a best in class infrastructure where data and analytical tooling integrate deeply.


Skills needed for this role

  • Communication skills. You know how to communicate to and between technical and non-technical stakeholders as well as facilitate discussions within a multidisciplinary team, with potentially difficult dynamics. You can advocate for the team externally. You know how to manage different perspectives.
  • Data analysis and synthesis. You know how to undertake data profiling and source system analysis and can present clear insights to colleagues to support the end use of the data.
  • Data innovation. You understand the impact of emerging trends on the organisation in data tools, analysis techniques and data usage.
  • Data integration design. You know how to select and implement the appropriate technologies to deliver resilient, scalable and future-proofed data solutions.
  • Data modelling. You understand the concepts and principles of data modelling and can produce relevant data models across multiple subject areas. You know how to reverse-engineer data models from a live system. You understand industry-recognised data modelling patterns and standards and when to apply them. You can compare and align different data models.
  • Metadata management. You can design an appropriate metadata repository and present changes to existing metadata repositories. You understand a range of tools for storing and working with metadata. You can provide oversight and advice to more inexperienced members of the team.
  • Problem Solving: You can takes large complex problem domains and requirements and decomposes into segments. You will draw on subject matter experts to translate the complex into the simple to define a holistic Architecture and Roadmap.
  • Testing. You can review requirements, specifications and define test conditions. You can identify issues and risks associated with work while being able to analyse and report test activities and results.



You will need to show us that you can/have:

  1. Minimum of bachelor degree in a discipline incorporating: information management related disciplines or quantitative analytical techniques, e.g., Software Engineering, Data and Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics;
  2. 5+ years’ experience as a data analyst or software developer in a relevant area, with knowledge of the software development lifecycle and IT change management, a strong  understanding of Banking is a plus
  3. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with expertise and knowledge of data integration technologies.
  4. Knowledge of the data quality challenges and impacts financial services organisations face and of solutions to sustainably address these Strong communication skills with a proven track record of articulating complex concepts/results in simple language;
  5. Experience of leading junior team members a plus;


Why join us?

In each team you’ll find leaders who focus as much on people as they do on function. Here, anyone who is responsible for managing people is called a people leader, not a manager. That shows our commitment and focus on the development and engagement of the people who work here.


We call our Diversity & Inclusion plan iMatter – because that is our aim.  No matter who we are, where we are from, how we look, we all make a difference. You’ll find a mix of age, race and gender, where everyone has an opportunity to reach their potential. You’ll find a culture of openness, positivity and respect where everyone has a voice.


If you feel you this is the role and organisation for you, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information  from the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact them by email  at


Closing Date for Applications is Friday the 1st of December 2023

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