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Senior Data Engineer - Remote - £39k + generous pension

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Recruiter: Michael Page
Listed on: 22nd August
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £39,000 - £44,000
Type: Permanent

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Senior Data Engineer - Remote - £39k + generous pension

This is an opportunity to take on a senior role within the Data Engineering team. It's an exciting time to be coming onboard as the organisation move through a major digital transformation to revolutionise their technology capability and strategy.

Client Details

The client are a large UK government body with a heavy focus on the scientific sector undergoing a major digital transformation. Michael Page Technology are delighted to be partnering with this Public Sector client to recruit specialists into their Technology Services function.


Senior Data Engineer - Remote - £39k + generous pension

In this role you will work closely with leadership figures and have people management responsibilities for the Data Engineers.

Role Purpose

To manage the organisation's data estate, ensuring that data remain confidential, integral and available, and relevant to business requirements.

This role will monitor all data flows and the use/re-use of data across the organisation to ensure that systems, business analytics and business intelligence are appropriate supported.

This role will manage data bases to ensure they remain secure, preventing unauthorised access, data exchange and data loss. This role will engage with users, supporting their needs and ensuring that a high quality customer-focused service is delivered.

Key Responsibilities:

* Deputise for the Lead Application Operations Engineer * Lead and manage the data engineers in the organisation, supporting the operational business and projects/programmes. * Plan, budget and account for all Data Engineering work * Support the Data Architect in designing and implementing a Data Strategy and data architectures to deliver business priorities and objectives * Administrate all current system databases, ensuring data quality is high * Support the development and implementation of data governance * Develop a Modern Analytics Ecosystem that supports business Management Information and Business Intelligence


This role requires a proactive, strategic individual who has previous experience leading a team. We are looking for the following skills:

Essential skills and experience

* Experience of leading engineering teams * Experience with SQL * Experience of monitoring databases and delivering database support services * Experience of delivering Information Systems development projects * Excellent communication skills * Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office

Desirable skills and experience

* Experience with Oracle, Ingres and Agresso * At least one development language from X++, C#, Java, Python, PowerShell, .Net * Experience with ODS, ADS, Data Marts, Data Warehouses and Data Lakes * Experience with relational, Hadoop and OLAP database engines * Familiarity with QlikView and PowerBI

Job Offer

This role can be offered to applicants based within a commutable distance of Liverpool, Leeds or Sheffield. Whilst some remote working is available, the role would require occasional travel to your most local office.

Salary: Starting at £39,000, annual increases up to £45k. Please note the successful applicant will automatically be offered at the lower end of the salary banding and that salary is not negotiable on this occasion.

Pension: 27% employer contribution pension

Annual leave: 25 days holiday, rising to 30 days with service

A range of other benefits to support your financial, personal and health wellbeing.

Senior Data Engineer - Remote - £39k + generous pension