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Intern (Data Engineering)

Intern – Data Engineer


Union Assurance is a leading corporate and the fastest growing entity in the Life Insurance industry backed by the strength and stability of John Keells Holdings PLC, one of Sri Lanka's largest conglomerates. For the 9th consecutive year, the company has received the GPTW certification as a ‘Best Employer Brand,' and in 2020 was awarded the ‘Global Employer Brand’ by the World HRD Congress.


Key Responsibilities


  • Gather requirements, assess gaps and define ETL / ELT based on jointly defined requirements
  • Explore suitable options, design, and create data pipelines (data lake / data warehouses) for specific analytical solutions
  • Work with data engineers and senior data engineers and learn how to explore suitable options, design, and create data pipelines (data lake / data warehouses) for specific analytical solutions
  • Support maintenance, bug fixing and performance analysis along data pipeline
  • Contribute to knowledge building and sharing by researching best practices, documenting solutions and continuously iterating on new ways to solve problems
  • Involvement of End to End process to complete projects withing the agreed timelines


Candidate Profile


  • Graduate or undergraduate in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics
  • Basic knowledge in using SQL, PL/SQL or T-SQL with RDBMSs like Teradata, MS SQL Server, or Oracle is essential
  • Basic knowledge of at least 1 programming language preferably Phython or R
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Azure or other leading cloud platforms
  • Limited understanding of maintaining and configuring data engineering and ETL tools (e.g. Azure Data Factory or any) and data tools such as Hive, Spark, Hadoop, or Presto
  • Ability to work well in agile environments in diverse teams with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex analytical and technical content
  • Excited about trying new solutions outside standard approved
  • Willing to adopt an iterative approach; experimental mindset to drive innovation
  • Skills in project management and organizational


Be part of the award winning digital engineering team in insurance industry in Sri Lanka and make a difference! Applicants who are interested are encouraged to apply on or before 30th September 2022.

Union Assurance PLC