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Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alice Briggs

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Data Engineer - Hybrid Cardiff - £38,000-£43,000

The Opportunity

Yolk Recruitment Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team has partnered with a large public sector organisation to recruit a Data Engineer to join their team. They are an extraordinary organisation based in Cardiff with a diverse workforce and inclusive culture.

You'll be joining a company full of passionate individuals, who take pride in their work and the business. In return, our dedicated teams are supported, encouraged, nurtured, developed, and rewarded. You will play a leading role in developing our new cloud-based data platform.

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and experienced Data Engineer to join a highly reputable organisation and play a key role in developing their new cloud-based data platform.

What the Data Engineer will be doing

In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the company's new technical data engineering platform, as well as supporting the existing SQL Servers that are primarily used to feed data into analytics products for data-driven decision making.

  • Mentoring and supporting Data Engineers within the team
  • Designing and implementing data engineering projects on both on-premise and cloud-based data stacks
  • Working closely with technical colleagues in other teams to ensure relevant information technology components are in place
  • Remaining up to date with new data engineering approaches and suggesting how they can be implemented for business benefit

What the successful Data Engineer will bring to the team

  • Substantial experience in data pipeline design and management
  • Good understanding of database administration and typical ingestion patterns (ETL, ELT)
  • Knowledge of data modelling approaches (e.g., Kimball) and data transformation techniques
  • Strong Python and SQL programming skills
  • Experience using the Microsoft data stack, particularly Azure Data Lake, Azure Synapse, and Azure Data Factory

Here's What You'll Get in Return

The successful Data Engineer will be rewarded with:

  • Salary of between £38,000 to £43,000
  • Hybrid working
  • 33 days Annual Leave pro rata including bank holidays
  • Development Opportunities
  • Employer pension contributions of up to 11%
  • Variable pay schemes

Think this one's for you

If you think this Data Engineer opportunity is for you then apply online.

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

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