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Senior Data Engineer

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Recruiter: Seasalt
Listed on: 23rd December 2021
Location: United Kingdom
Salary Notes: c£55k dependent on experience
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Seasalt is a modern Cornish company with an ambitious vision. As a successful omnichannel retailer spanning over 70 shops, 400 wholesale stockists and online, we're always challenging ourselves to think creatively and innovate.

Working in collaboration with the business and Data & Analytics colleagues, as a Senior Data Engineer you will develop and construct data products and services and integrate them into systems and business processes. As we continue to invest in new technologies, you will design and lead the implementation of data flows to connect operational systems, data for analytics and business intelligence systems. You'll also recognise opportunities to re-use existing data flows, optimise code to ensure processes perform optimally and lead work on database management.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Data Engineer to join a fast-paced commercial business at an exciting time as the we continue to grow and develop, transform and evolve our data strategy.

Please note as part of our Seasalt Connected approach to ways of working, this role can be based flexibly across our Cornwall head office locations and remotely, subject to the individual's choice and agreement with the line manager. Further details can be discussed at interview.

You'll help us by:

  • Translating and integrating business requirements into the analytics architecture by working closely with Data & Analytics colleagues and the business.
  • Designing, building and testing complex data products and data integration services. Producing and maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Developing data pipelines and streams to facilitate movement of data across the business' full analytics architecture.
  • Working closely with analysts across the business to expose data for self-service using modern data visualisation platforms (e.g. Power BI, Pyramid Analytics) and Azure API Apps.
  • Understanding the impact of emerging trends on the organisation in data tools, analysis techniques and data usage.
  • Selecting and implementing appropriate technologies to deliver resilient, scalable and future-proofed data solutions. Providing leadership and guidance on good practice analytics architecture development and design. 
  • Producing data models across multiple subject areas, applying industry recognised patterns and standards.
  • Designing appropriate metadata repository. Providing oversight and advice to more inexperienced members of the team.
  • Communicating between technical and non-technical stakeholders as well as facilitating discussions within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Providing data profiling and source system analysis, presenting insights to colleagues to support the end use of data.
  • Responding to problems in databases, data processes, data products and services as they occur. Initiating actions, monitoring services and identifying trends to resolve problems.
  • Defining and using agreed standards and tools to design, code, test, correct and document complex programs and scripts.
  • Reviewing requirements, specifications and defining test conditions. Identifying issues and risks associated with work while being able to analyse and report test activities and results.

The skills you'll be sharing with the team:

With strong previous data engineering and analysis experience, you'll have a track record of development with cloud hosted data/integration architectures on Microsoft Azure, including Synapse Analytics, Data Lake, Tabular SSAS and Power BI datasets. Your development experience will also include Visual Studio, SQL Server, SSIS, SQL and T-SQL and ideally Azure Devops. Data modelling and architecture schemas, ETL tools, scripting and scheduling will all be familiar to you, plus self-serve BI tools.

A logical thinker with an eye for detail, you'll have excellent analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills. You'll be able to effectively manage multiple priorities and conflicting requests in a fast-moving environment and be highly adaptable. You'll also have strong communication and team work skills with the ability to influence technical decisions.

Why we hope you'll love working with us;

The success of Seasalt is down to the skill and hard work of our team. We don't just want to attract the best and brightest people to come and work with us, we want you to stay and grow with us.

From the moment your Seasalt journey begins, it's our pledge to support you by providing dedicated learning and development opportunities that will enhance your day-to-day working life and help you build your skills and knowledge.

As well as doing everything we can to boost your development professionally, we believe encouraging personal growth is just as important. So you can fulfil your passion and purpose, not just at work but in life, we offer a range of benefits that are designed to enhance your career and wellbeing:

  • Salary - c£55k dependent on experience
  • 5% relocation allowance if applicable
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Long service enhanced holiday allowance
  • Generous 50% staff discount on all full priced items
  • Employer Contributory Pension
  • Exclusive discounts and offers through Seasalt Lifestyle
  • Life assurance programme
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Remote medical support partnerships
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Paid volunteering opportunities

At Seasalt we believe in creating a positive environment where our differences are respected and each of us feels valued for our contribution. Treating people fairly is part of our values and at the core of our culture. As an inclusive employer, all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, socioeconomic background, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity and caring responsibilities, marital status, nationality and disability including invisible disabilities and neurodiversity.

As part of our application process, you will be prompted to provide details of any reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process that you need.

Contact Name: Seatsalt
Reference: TJ/10281/REQ001565
Job ID: 3022443

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