Big Data, ETL, Data Warehouse Intern

Uli Bethke Uncategorized

Big Data, ETL, Data Warehouse Intern

Interested in Big Data, Data Warehouses, ETL, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics?

Sonra Intelligence is looking for a computer science intern to join our team based in our office (Dublin 7 Grangegorman DIT campus) or remotely.


Starting asap

The position is either full time or part time. Working remotely is an option.

3-6 months

Paid internship: 225 Euros for full time

What you will do

Research, get to know, and understand big data ETL and data integration technologies, e.g. Nifi, Streamsets, Talend, Pentaho, Informatica etc.

Work with our product Flexter Data Liberator. Flexter is an ETL tool for XML and JSON. It automates the conversion of XML/JSON to a relational database, text, or Hadoop.

Implement and develop small pilot and proof of concept use cases

Document your findings so that they can be used on our blog.

Here is an example task:

Install and configure StreamSets. Research how StreamSets can be used to process XML/JSON files to a relational database. Identify limitations and bottlenecks of StreamSets when processing XML/JSON. Compare XML/JSON processing of StreamSets to Flexter. Document your findings to be published as a blog.

What you should know

  • Understanding and experience of data and data warehouse architecture
  • Understanding and experience of ETL
  • SQL
  • One of the following programming languages: Python, Java, Scala

Personal Qualities:

  • Student/graduate of computer science
  • Good English language Communication Skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Explore and evaluate new ideas and technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on complex exploratory project
  • Strong affinity for teamwork and empowering fellow developers.

What we offer:

  • Learn from the #1 data experts in Ireland
  • Work with latest, highly-demanded technologies
  • Improve your programming, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Flexible work arrangement: full time or part time, in our central office in Dublin or remotely anywhere in the world
  • Paid internship
  • Brand new offices at Grangegorman DIT campus
  • Gym, canteen, basketball courts etc. all on campus
  • Experience startup culture first hand

If you would like to apply send a mail with your CV to

About the author

Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.