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Database Engineer UK

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Swindon/Coventry (UK), Essen (DE), Madrid/Barcelona (ES) or Rome (IT)

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Information technology; Renewables 


As Database Engineer you are responsible for the data flow of the OT environment, from data acquisition to the end reporting, including data completeness and support of the platform itself.


Your tasks

  • Own and manage our day to day database and database server operations within our global data backbone to make sure they are performed smoothly, including the monitoring layer.
  • Translating business requirements into data structures and data requirements.
  • In charge of the daily flow of information including our reporting landscape.
  • Analysis and elimination of technical incidents via tickets and/or other method.
  • Support the SQL infrastructure including 1st and 2nd level support, including documentation.
  • Enable good working relationship and knowledge exchange with other teams within the renewables business.


Your profile

  • Successfully completed a Degree in Information Technology or similar with related experience
  • Relevant experience in the area of Microsoft SQL Server Database administration and operations, including SSIS, SQL Server Reporting Services and performance tuning, SQL Server Analysis Services (Tabular Model) and other data platforms  (MySQL, Postgres, etc).
  • Extensive experience in Azure SQL and Azure data Factory including data pipelines and connectors setup and maintenance.
  • Experience in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 and Gen2 administration and operation
  • Ability to write T-SQL and ETL optimization to make sure platform runs efficiently and cost effectively.
  • Experienced to coordinate, troubleshooting and perform root cause analysis
  • Ability to work within a team and experience working in an international working environment
  • Fluent in English – writing and speaking, German and any other language are a plus
  • Ability to write PowerShell and python scripts and big data knowledge (Hadoop or similar) would be an advantage.
  • Experience with the Tableau platform is a plus

Promoting diversity (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40)


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Any questions? Ivan Malcolm D'Silva, ivanmalcolm.d'silva@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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