FME Data Engineer

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Bowerford Associates

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3rd April




£48,000 - £50,000



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We are searching for an experienced Data Engineer someone who has an extensive background working within GIS with proven experience of conducting Spatial Analysis using specialist GIS software, including, FME, ESRI ArcGIS and/or QGIS. Experience of using Feature Manipulation Engine (FME), a geospatial extract, transformation and load software platform, is required to be a success in this role. You MUST be able to demonstrate good experience of FME to secure an interview with our client.

This role is offered on a permanent and remote basis and comes with an extensive benefits package and a very competitive salary.

In this role you will be responsible for the following: -

  • Establishing and understanding the format, quality, content, and sources of data.
  • Import data from multiple types of data sources.
  • Create custom outputs for other team members based on custom SQL queries.
  • Compare large datasets such as postcodes and UPRNs.
  • Create standard output requirements.
  • Feed into process and tools improvements.

Your role will involve:

  • The analysis and import of datasets to establish how to convert data sources to standard schema via schema mapping.
  • You will run regular standard jobs to create dashboards and export files.
  • You will run SQL commands on imported data in a database.
  • You will maintain standard processes.
  • Extensive use of FME
  • ETL.

About You

To be successful in this Data Engineer role you will be an effective communicator, someone who has the flair to liaise with both internal and external customers and suppliers (in-person, on the phone and via email), someone with the ability to drive projects forward.

You will also have/be:

  • Spatial Analysis experience using GIS specialist software, such as, FME (Feature Manipulation Engine), ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS (in particular FME).
  • Proficient with database programming languages such as SQL, R or Python.
  • Building, managing and analysing large and complex reference datasets in relational database environments (e.g. PostGIS / PostgreSQL).
  • Developing innovative algorithms and models for location/geospatial & address data to solve business problems (i.e. address cleansing of customer data to provide an accurate address match).


  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with optional 5 days unpaid leave per year.
  • Annual lifestyle allowance of £300 to put towards an activity of your choice.
  • Pension matched up to 6% for the first 3 years and then matched up to 10% thereafter.
  • Private Health Insurance (Vitality).
  • Group Income Protection Scheme.
  • Matched funding for Charitable fundraising.
  • Cycle to Work scheme and Gym Flex scheme.
  • Internal coaching/mentoring system throughout your time with the business.
  • Focus on training and career progression.
  • Family friendly policies.
  • Free parking.

Our client is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. They celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

KEYWORDS Data Engineer, Spatial Analysis, ETL, GIS, FME, ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, PostgreSQL, PostGIS, SQL, R, Python, Databases, Datasets, Schema Mapping, Algorithms, Data Models, Geospatial Data, Address Data.

Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Bowerford Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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