Data Engineer (Snowflake)

Lisbon, Portugal


Unit4 is an enterprise software suite, including finance management, accounting, ERP, FP&A, S2C, HCM, and talent management modules.

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Company Description

We are in Business for People, empowering people in service organizations with innovative Enterprise and Business software solutions. We’ve innovated and taken a new approach to delivering ERP that works for people. Self-driving, adaptive and intuitive software that is changing the way people work. Our solutions empower people and deliver a better people experience so people can spend time on meaningful high value work they live for. 

Read more on our website about how we transform work and how people feel about it, so our customers and their people can thrive. 

Job Description

Overview: As a Data Engineer specializing in Snowflake, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining the data architecture for our organization. Your expertise in Snowflake, a cloud-based data warehousing platform, will be essential in optimizing data workflows, ensuring data quality, and enabling efficient data analysis and reporting.


  1. Architecture and Design:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements and design scalable and efficient data solutions using Snowflake.
    • Develop and maintain the data architecture, ensuring it aligns with business goals and industry best practices.
  2. Snowflake Implementation / Maintenance:
    • Configure and optimize Snowflake environments to meet performance and scalability requirements.
    • Implement and maintain data pipelines and ETL processes using Snowflake features and functionalities.
  3. Data Modeling:
    • Design and implement data models, ensuring they support the analytical needs of the organization.
    • Work closely with data scientists, analysts, and other stakeholders to understand data usage patterns and optimize data structures.
  4. Performance Optimization:
    • Monitor and optimize query performance in Snowflake, identifying and addressing bottlenecks in data processing.
    • Implement best practices for data storage, indexing, and partitioning to enhance overall system performance.
  5. Data Integration:
    • Integrate data from various sources into Snowflake, ensuring data consistency, accuracy, and timeliness.
    • Managing and maintaining existing, and creating new Data pipelines.
    • Collaborate with data source owners to establish and maintain data ingestion processes.
  6. Security and Compliance:
    • Implement and enforce security measures to protect sensitive / confidential data within Snowflake.
    • Ensure compliance with data governance requirements.
  7. Documentation:
    • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for data engineering processes, Snowflake configurations, and data models.
    • Provide training and support to other team members on Snowflake best practices.
  8. Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with data scientists, analysts, and business stakeholders to understand data needs and deliver effective data solutions.
    • Work closely with the IT team to integrate Snowflake with other systems and applications.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Data Engineer with a focus on Snowflake.
  • In-depth knowledge of Snowflake architecture, features, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in SQL and experience with data modeling tools.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to optimize data workflows for performance.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., Azure, AWS, GCP) and related services.
  • Familiarity with data integration tools and ETL processes.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Certifications in Snowflake or related technologies are a plus.

Additional Information

Join Unit4 and be part of one of the most exciting journeys in the cloud ERP software space. We’re a fast-paced, high-growth, people-centric company, delivering enterprise software for a great people experience, and offering our own people a host of benefits and development opportunities. Grow with us.

At Unit4, we offer:

  • a culture built on trust - giving you the freedom and autonomy to be successful, 
  • balance - with our uncapped time off policy, remote working opportunities and Global Wellbeing Days when the whole company can switch off and prioritize well-being,
  • talented colleagues, role models and mentors - work, learn and be inspired by some of the best talent in the software industry,
  • a commitment to sustainability - with initiatives such as our Act4Good program, a way for everyone at Unit4 to come together and engage in actions that benefit society and the planet,
  • a safe and inclusive working environment – supported by our Employee Resource Groups, which are open to all and include Women at Unit4, Pride at Unit4, Mental Health and Access at Unit4, and People of Color at Unit4. 
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Tags: Architecture AWS Azure Computer Science Data analysis Data governance Data pipelines Data quality Data Warehousing Engineering ETL GCP Pipelines Security Snowflake SQL

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Region: Europe
Country: Portugal
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Category: Engineering Jobs

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