Data Engineer, School Solutions

Advania 20. Oct 2023 Fullt starf

Advania’s School Solutions team is looking for a driven and ambitious individual for the role of data engineer in the team. The team’s goal is to lead the development of modern software solutions for homes and schools in Iceland. Today the team is developing and supporting leading software solutions for kindergarten, primary and college level education institutions in Iceland, among them are the INNA and VALA suites.


As a data engineer in the School Solutions team your responsibilities include laying the foundations for the future LMS data warehouse that will contain data from school and after-school systems in Iceland. This data warehouse will enable school-staff, parents, students, municipalities and state to answer important questions, take better informed decisions and offer better service to the betterment of our children’s education and wellbeing. The importance of data and integrations and automation build on them is becoming increasingly more important in modern education.

The team follows the Scrum agile methodology and you will be a part of a close nit product development team that cooperates vertically across multiple other departments within the organization. We are seeking an individual that has a passion for data, data sharing and automation. An individual that enjoys working in a team that can balance developing new solutions along with maintaining existing systems.

Desired skills

  • Experience in ETL and designing ETL processes
  • Experience in data warehouses and data processing (e.g. Azure or AWS)
  • Experience in RDBMS database management (MSSQL, Oracle or similar)
  • To be well organized and meticulous in your work
  • Excellent communication skills, proactive, driven and affable.

About Advania

Advania is an international IT company with a wide range of hosting, operations, and software solutions. Our 600 employees in Iceland are focused on nourishing long-term relationships with customers and helping them create value. We have good relations with all the major IT vendors and Advania Iceland has, for example, been awarded Microsoft’s Partner of the Year many times.

We offer a family friendly workplace with flexible work hours. Advania operates workplace ethical rules for equal rights with an active corporate environmental policy.

Recruitment process

  1. Applications accepted until November 1st, 2023
  2. Review of applications
  3. Invited to first interviews
  4. Projects or test submitted, if applicable
  5. Invited to second interviews
  6. Collecting reviews / recommendations
  7. Employment decision
  8. All applications answered

The human resources department along with the head of department, the director and the manager of the department, to which the job belongs, have access to the applications that are received.

All applications are treated as confidential.

More information

For more information please contact Sverrir Scheving Thorsteinsson, / 695-1819.

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