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Azure Data Engineer

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Recruiter: Skipton Building Society
Listed on: 4th January
Location: North Yorkshire
Salary/Rate: £26,500 - £36,800
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Skipton Building Society has an exciting opportunity for a Data professional to join its Data and Information Services team who are responsible for data growth and innovation. We're a specialised team that thinks outside the box and help to design, develop, build and support data and analytics solutions. Our role is to keep the business lean and agile and to ensure that data transferred between internal systems and external 3rd parties, is fit for purpose. The role is currently fully remote and has a competitive salary for the right candidate.

What You'll Be Doing

We're committed to our investment in Data Strategy, having moved from an on-premise platform to new Data Architecture using cloud-based technologies. Our new Enterprise Data Warehouse utilises the Microsoft Azure technology stack include Data Lake, Delta Lake, Synapse etc. We are specifically looking for an individual who can bring their already acquired skills in this area to our team to support the design and implementation of our cloud-based platform. You'll work collaboratively with other Data Engineers and Analysts, as well as colleagues from across the organisation to deliver trusted solutions that meet the Society's information needs. As a data expert you'll play a key role in the Society change hubs and play a pro-active role in identifying process improvements and generating new ideas that will maximise the val ue of data for the Society.

What You'll Bring

To be successful, you'll need SQL development experience and good knowledge of developing a data warehouse. You'll be creative, respond well to challenges on a day-to-day basis and be comfortable working with ambiguity. We're looking for someone who has excellent problem-solving skills, is logical, and has a desire to deliver a great service to our stakeholders, whilst looking to develop themselves.

Experience will include:

  • Design & Architecture of Azure Data solutions
  • Knowledge of data modelling principles, including data lakes and warehousing tools
  • Implementation of end-to-end DWH and ETL pipeline solutions
  • Maintenance and optimisation of Data Warehouse solutions to maximise performance
  • Data analysis (any exposure to analytical tools would be advantageous)
  • Testing and software release management
  • Experience in business process and requirements analysis
  • Experience of full life-cycle software development
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines


  • Microsoft BI Stack (SSIS, SSAS and SSRS)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Data Lake, Data Factory and Azure Synapse
  • Analytical Tooling - Azure ML, DataBricks


  • Pension Contribution Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme and Private Medical Insurance
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme And many more...

About Us

At Skipton Building Society, we're not just another Financial Services Company. We're a mutual organisation, which means we're owned by our members and believe in putting them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people, and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our core values are Trust, Ownership and One Team, which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis. If you're up for the challenge, and you want to have a real say in how things are being done at Skipton Building Society, we want to hear from you. Apply today! More information on our benefits can be found here

Contact Name: Hamza Bostan
Reference: TJ/9595/VPAAA74FBB
Job ID: 2884165

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