Data Engineer (M/F)

Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology

AXA Group Operations

AXA Group Operations is an IT solutions company delivering services to the AXA Group & others AXA companies. We develop and operate transverse business solutions at an international scale.

Our mission is to shape, build and maintain the shared solutions of AXA Group. The aim of these services is to sustain business data development, reduce time to market, & generate savings.



This resource will join a team of IT professionals involved in project management, service delivery for project & BAU on data products delivered by Data, BI & Analytics Services for AXA entities.

The purpose of the team is to:

  • Ensure engagements are formalized and delivered to AXA entities using DBIA products
  • Manage project delivery and coordinate teams’ activities
  • Monitor staffing and finance on both project & BAU

This team is in charge of the project lifecycle from presales to project delivery and solution maintenance.


Main tasks and responsibilities

This position will be responsible for the conception, development, and testing of new applications, evolutions, and maintenance of existing components.

He/she will have to build the components in accordance with the Project planning and the different project Managers. He will have to ensure the quality and robustness of the applications.

This position will be in charge of ensuring the best quality of service on the Big Data & BI platform, by preventive and corrective actions.

He/She has extensive knowledge of databases and best engineering practices. These include handling and logging errors, monitoring the system, building human-fault-tolerant pipelines, understanding what is necessary to scale up, addressing continuous integration, knowledge of database administration, maintaining data cleaning, and ensuring a deterministic pipeline.

Data engineers can be expected to have skills in such programming languages as C#, Java, Python, Ruby, Scala, SQL, Apache Spark systems. They also need a good understanding of extract, transform and load tools and REST-oriented APIs for creating and managing data integration jobs, and providing data analysts and business users with simplified access to prepared data sets.



  • Design, build, test & maintain Big Data & BI components (Microsoft & Azure tools), with a context of high volume and high performance.
  • Ensure the quality of the reporting applications: reliability & performance
  • Autonomy in development, interactions with projects and maintenance managers (scope, planning, tests)
  • Following the best practices put in place on the platform



  • Manage the relationship with business analysts, project managers, and other developers.
  • Ability to work autonomously



  • Write and maintain the technical solution documentation
  • Best practices and continuous improvement proposals

Professional and technical skills

Technical skills:


  • Minimum of +3 years significant experience in consulting or development on Microsoft Data technologies.
  • Experience in Azure development: Dev/Ops tools / Datalake Gen 2 / Data Factory v2
  • SQL Server suite
    • SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services)
    • SSAS (SQL Server Analytics Services)
      • Tabular – DAX and MDX
    • SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services)
    • T-SQL (Transact-SQL)
  • Power BI
  • Skills and experiences in performance optimization


Nice to Have:

  • Experience in Big Data: Databricks (Python, Spark, Scala)


Non-Technical Skills:


  • Ability to work in an international context (e.g. project development in Portugal and France, project teams in France, customers all over the world).
  • Sense of commitment.
  • Rigor and ability to synthesize.
  • Efficient communication, ability to instill confidence.
  • Proactivity and results orientation

Nice to Have:

  • Insurance & Finance functional knowledge
  • Some degree of management experience



  • English: Independent user (B1 in Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • French: it’s a plus



Ability to travel/ability to be relocated for short periods in other European countries

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our mission of acting for human progress by protecting what matters? Here at AXA we strive to be a responsible employer, placing employee engagement at the heart of its business strategy. Achieving this means creating a workplace built on AXA's Values that foster diversity and equal opportunities for all, promotes employee participation, encourages professional development, and supports employee well-being.

We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 57 countries, our 160,000 employees anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 108 million customers.

AXA is becoming a sustainable tech-led company and at AXA Group Operations we are one of the major catalysts for this transformation. 

We set the tone by triggering and empowering the evolution of our insurance business model through technology and innovation, driving its concrete implementation globally at speed, with a high quality of advisory and execution.

We are present across 17 countries with committed, highly qualified teams. We leverage technology, data, sourcing, security and investment allocation in a global way, but also achieve economies of scale and synergies when necessary.

At AXA Group Operations, we want to be recognized in three fields of action:

  • State-of-the-art Data Technology to drive customer experience
  • State-of-the-art Procurement & Sourcing to drive efficiency and better manage risks
  • High-Performing Global Team for stronger partnerships with AXA entities 

We bring together the expertise, cultural diversity and creativity of over 8,000 employees worldwide and we’re committed to equal opportunities in all aspects of employment (gender, LGBT+, disabled persons, or people of different origins) and to promoting Diversity & Inclusion by creating a work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect, and where individual differences are valued.