|Listed on:||11th November|
|Location:||Edinburgh or London with flexibility to work remotely|
|Salary/Rate:||£53,000 - £65,000|
|Salary Notes:||plus excellent benefits|
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Data Engineering Senior Lead
£53k-£65k pa plus excellent benefits
3 year FTC, with the possibility for extension - this is a full-time role but we offer a range of flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to take advantage of them.
Edinburgh or London with flexibility to work remotely
We are recruiting for a Data Engineering Senior Lead!
We are Nesta, the UK's innovation agency for social good. We design, test and scale solutions to society's biggest problems. Our three missions are to give every child a fair start, help people live healthy lives, and create a sustainable future where the economy works for both people and the planet.
For over 20 years, we have worked to support, encourage and inspire innovation. We work in three roles: as an innovation partner working with frontline organisations to design and test new solutions, as a venture builder supporting new and early stage businesses, and as a system shaper creating the conditions for innovation.
Harnessing the rigour of science and the creativity of design, we work relentlessly to change millions of lives for the better.
The successful candidate will direct the Data Engineering capacity to help build capacity for doing big data science. The role should appeal to an experienced data engineer who wants to apply their rigorous approach to problem solving, whilst deploying a diverse range of data technologies and data science methodologies. We have a small team of Data Engineers to underpin this work and so this role will appeal to those for whom the "elegant solution" is important.
As the Data Engineering Senior Lead you will:
Some examples of previous and current Nesta projects with a strong data engineering component include:
You will develop our data infrastructure and data products in the following ways:
What we offer
Salary: £53k-£65k plus array of benefits, including health cash plans, dental insurance, the ability to buy and sell annual leave, eyecare vouchers and more
Location: This role is based can be based in London or Edinburgh, we also offer flexibility for our people to work remotely
Term: 3 year FTC, with the possibility for extension
Hours: This is a full-time role but we offer a range of flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to take advantage of them. Many do.
Reports to: Director of Data Analytics
Making an application
To apply for this role, please submit your application before 8:00am on the 29th of November 2021. Interviews will take place w/c 6th of December 2021.
At Nesta, we believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results.
We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued, and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop.
This means that when we are recruiting, we actively seek to reach a diverse pool of candidates. It also means that we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that potential employees may need to in order to be successful.
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including working from home, compressed or part-time hours, job shares and other arrangements.
Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you'd like to explore.