Senior Consultant, Senior Data Engineer SAS, Analytics & Cognitive, Consulting

Belfast (County)
23 Oct 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type

Your opportunity
Deloitte Analytics is at the cutting edge of innovation using leading-edge technologies and creative problem-solving techniques to help our clients' manage their data challenges. Our diverse and passionate team are encouraged to use agile techniques in the development, delivery and management of analytics services and solutions that solve complex business challenges though predictive analytics, advanced visualisation, data warehousing, multi-dimensional modelling and business intelligence.
We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Strategy, Analytics and M&A
How do you make intelligent, future-proof decisions in a world where change is the one constant? That’s exactly what you’ll help our clients to do. You’ll build trusted relationships with business stakeholders – and use the most exciting new technologies available – to create data-driven programmes that transform their organisations. Your advice will help clients position their organisations to succeed in an ever-evolving marketplace.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?
For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role
Senior Data Engineers will be our experts who will have a passion for developing in-depth knowledge of clients' data challenges.
The applicant will have responsibility for:

• Be based in and work in our Belfast studio with the potential requirement to work on client site depending on need.
• Lead the design of analytical solutions from initial data assessment to development and deployment of models
• Focus on exceeding client expectations and delivering against our continuous improvement goals, taking a client problem and turning it into a technical solution.
• Provide technical oversight for other team members, providing mentoring and guidance on technologies and methodologies.
• Participate in the full service lifecycle, from design to sales, through to setup and delivery.
• Have the opportunity to lead and directly shape client relationships, with extensive client interaction as part of our Analytics team, you will be expected to:
• Have a deep understanding of the business domains you operate in, allowing you to understand the client's problem rather than simply working to specification.
• Focus on delivering the highest quality solutions using techniques like data mining and predictive models.
• Be highly collaborative, working closely with clients and end users.
• Be supported by Deloitte's commitment to invest in its people through a structured training programme that includes on-going recognised certification in latest methodologies and technologies.
• Work in an environment where self-development, learning and knowledge sharing is actively encouraged as part of the day-to-day work of the team. The role may involve a significant amount of travel within the UK and overseas and will require the flexibility to meet peaks of work inherent in the cycle of a deal.

Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.


You will be based in a Deloitte Belfast office, with an option of working from home one day a week.
Work pattern:
This is a permanent contract opportunity. The role can be worked on a full-time basis.

Your professional experience
Deloitte Data Engineering is at the cutting edge of innovation, using leading-edge technologies and creative problem-solving techniques to help our clients’ manage their data challenges. Our diverse and passionate team are encouraged to use agile techniques in the development, delivery and on-going management of analytics services and solutions that solve complex business challenges though predictive analytics, advanced visualisation, data warehousing, multi-dimensional modelling and business intelligence.
Typical skills and experience required:

• Strong academic background
• Analytical and project management skills
• Ability to develop strong client relationships
• Ability to manage and develop others
• Ability to identify selling opportunities
• Preferably experience in a relevant industry sector
• Internal or external consultancy experience


• Experience in developing solutions with the SAS software stack and core products on both the SAS 9.4 and SAS Viya platforms e.g. SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS DI Studio, SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Visual Investigator, SAS Enterprise Miner, SAS Management Console etc
• Skills in the Base SAS programming language
• Exploitation of unstructured and structured data
• Skills in complimentary programming languages and software e.g. Unix, SQL, IBM Flow Manager etc
• A broad understanding of the values of business intelligence, data management or analytics
• Data architecture and modelling (including ETL, star schema, SCD, MDM, Kimball, Inmon)
• Production/implementation of large scale BI, data management or analytics systems
• Business consulting: Experience of working with clients to understand, refine and execute technology-enabled change projects.
• Team working: A strong background in collaborative working with other creative and passionate data engineers
• Management of junior resource to deliver packages of work as a part of larger projects / programmes
• Experience of contributing to sales - including the development of new business, bids and expansion on existing accounts
• Manage stakeholders using clear communications and be able to form strong client relationships
• Demonstrate a clear understanding of risk in relation to delivery projects

Your service line: Consulting
Our people and the way we work are the two things that set us apart in the consulting universe. For us, collaboration is fundamental to success, along with an unrivalled depth and breadth of expertise. We work closely with our clients and each other, at every stage of every project, solving our clients’ trickiest problems with a mix of knowledge, creativity and intellectual rigour. A hugely diverse range of clients rely on us to deliver the kind of change that adds genuine, lasting value to their business.

Personal independence
Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy
To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?
Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe
The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,500 partners and over 40,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people.

What do we value?
What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Being a Leader at Deloitte
Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.
We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we’re looking for:

 We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
 We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
 We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
 We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
 We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.



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