Senior Data Engineer

Join us in this role where you’ll drive the development and implementation of seamless and effective data management practices to professional the orchestration of data as products throughout our company value chain. Our Ørsted Data Ecosystem (ØDE) is a one-stop shop cloud-based data platform that facilitates the collection, processing, and consumption of data from all business units, making it available to analysts, data scientists, and to deliver outcomes from machine learning models.


Welcome to the Data Platform Competency Centre
You’ll be part of the Data Management team where you, together with your colleagues, will ensure transparency and overview of data available on ØDE to enable reuse and sharing of data across business units while adhering to legal and company regulations for sharing of data. The team consists of professionals who are passionate about data management, data engineering, data science, and integration technologies. We’re committed to delivering on our digital strategy and creating a strong platform for analytics, model management, machine learning, all built on cloud technologies. As a team, we enjoy working in a highly flexible and inclusive manner and we hire talents from a diverse variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger.


You’ll play an important role in:

  • writing production-grade, peer-reviewed Python and SQL code with automated tests
  • building, evolving, and maintaining the ingestion pipelines to the Ørsted Data Ecosystem
  • ensuring that data is made available in a way that is optimised for security, stability, and performance
  • liaising with data owners and stewards to ensure that the metadata description and retention requirements are captured and documented when data is onboarded
  • contributing to the roadmap of data catalogue development together with architects in ØDE and feedback received from end users
  • communicating changes of policies and procedures to ØDE developers and stakeholders and educating users on our governance and compliance during client and data on-boarding.


To succeed in the role, you:

  • have experience as a data engineer or similar role, with a strong understanding of data modelling, ETL processes, and data pipelining
  • have substantial development and data ingestion experience using Python and SQL, and experience with processing frameworks like Spark/PySpark
  • are familiar with cloud platforms, containerization, and orchestration tools (we use AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, and Docker)
  • experience implementing data mesh principles and building decentralized data pipelines and services
  • understanding of data governance, data cataloguing, data quality, and data observability concepts is a plus (e.g., AWS Glue and Decube)
  • are curious and engaged with a passion for making a difference through data.


Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.


Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.


Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate


If you need to request any reasonable adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process, please contact


Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

About the job

Application deadline:  31 July 2024

Kuala Lumpur, MY

Field of work:  IT and digital
Employment type:  Permanent
Work hours:  Full-time
Workplace:  Hybrid (office and home-working)

Imagine a future with Ørsted

About Ørsted

- We develop, construct, and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, solar energy farms, storage facilities, and bioenergy plants in Europe, Asia, and North America. 

- Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.

- We’ve been ranked as one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies for the past six years. 

- We’re headquartered in Denmark.

- We have over 8,600 employees, working in 15 countries and growing. 


An inclusive team

Ørsted wants all employees to have the same opportunities for impact and growth, regardless of age, nationality, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or beliefs. We’re committed to secure an inclusive work environment characterised by a respect for all people so everyone feels free to openly share their input and ideas.