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RELX INC Mid level Data Engineer-Business Intelligence in Chennai, India

Datawarehouse, SQL, Snowflake, Python, AWS, Glue, Airflow, Any ETL tool (Talend, Informatica, etc)

Would you like to make scientific research more accessible and useful to solve humanities biggest challenges?

And are you eager to work on quality of data sources serving our end user products?

Location: Chennai

About our Team

Elsevier is an analytics company with the mission of “Helping Researchers & Healthcare Professionals Advance Science & Improving Health Outcomes for the Benefit of Society”. The value and quality of Elsevier’s content and supporting data are critical to the success of this mission.

Operations BI team is responsible for the Production Data load and ongoing enhancements/development of Journals Data Warehouse, Books Data Warehouse, OSCAR Data Warehouse and technology support for Celonis.

As part of Digital Business Solutions team, we work closely in a technology partnership with the Operations Data Management business team to provide timely insight that allows Elsevier to take action and meet existing and emerging customer needs and expectations. We support these insights through the provision of data warehouses build around our Journals and Books businesses, and our Customer Support division. This includes day-to-day development and support as well as developing long-term solutions for sustained high quality data and analytics.

This role will be based in the Chennai, India office working alongside the technical lead and business stakeholders based in the Oxford, UK office (although everyone is currently working remotely). The business consumers of the insights are based around the globe.

About the Role

As a Data Engineer in the Operations Business Insights team, you will be responsible for developing new data pipelines and supporting existing data pipelines that load data for Books, Journals and Oscar from various source systems into our Data Mesh.


  • Working closely with product owners, database architects, team lead and data analysts on new data initiatives.

  • Operating in an agile working environment while collaborating with key stakeholders

  • Follow development processes, coding best practices, and perform code reviews.

  • Writing and reviewing portions of detailed specifications for the development of data components of moderate complexity

  • Collaborating with other engineering team members in understanding the data and translating requirements


  • Overall Work Exp: 56 Years

  • Have Strong experience in data warehousing, ETL and SQL area.

  • Experience in doing SQL Optimisations.

  • Experience in supporting, developing, and enhancing data pipelines using AWS Glue, Python and Snowflake (or equivalent technology)

  • Experience in release management using CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience in Agile software development, with familiarity of Scrum and Kanban ceremonies and artefacts

  • Able to work in a team with people from all backgrounds

  • Have analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Able to effectively communicate across all levels of the organisation

  • Database modelling & design (desirable)

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous well being initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.

Working remotely from home and our Chennai office in a flexible hybrid pattern.

Working with us

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.

Working for you

At Elsevier, we know that your well being and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:

  • Group Health Insurance Policy (covering self and family)

  • Group Life insurance/accident policy

  • Generous long-service awards

  • New Baby gift

  • Subsidised food provided (applies to India- Chennai)

  • Casual Leave, Sick Leave, Privilege Leave, Compassionate Leave, Special Sick Leave, Gazetted Public Holiday and Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Free Transport provided to and from the office (applies to India-Chennai)

    About Us

A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.

Purposeful WorkWhen you work with us, your work matters. You are part of an organisation that nurtures your curiosity to stimulate innovation for the communities that we serve.Growing Every DayLike the communities we serve, you are on a constant path of discovery to shape your career and personal development.Colleagues Who CareYou will be part of the Elsevier family. We will support your well-being and provide the flexibility you need to thrive at work and home.Together, we create possibilities.Join us

Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to providing a fair and accessible hiring process. If you have a disability or other need that requires accommodation or adjustment, please let us know by completing our Applicant Request Support Form: https://forms.office.com/r/eVgFxjLmAK .

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RELX is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

We help scientists make new discoveries, lawyers win cases, doctors save lives and insurance companies offer customers lower prices. We save taxpayers and consumers money by preventing fraud and help executives forge commercial relationships with their clients.

In short, we enable our customers to make better decisions, get better results and be more productive.