Senior Data Engineer

  • Full Time
  • London

Website ENGINE

Who we are

ENGINE Transformation (ET) creates, accelerates, designs and builds the future for our clients. We combine the creativity of an agency with the robustness of a consultancy and the technical agility of a start-up. Built on Research. Driven by Design. Fuelled by Data. Powered by Technology.

We Transform organisations through a world class research, design, data and technology culture, delivering better digital and multichannel experiences.  We combine depth of expertise with a breadth of experience, working across both public and private sector to deliver tangible outcomes in partnership with our clients, built on a philosophy of transparency, collaboration and agility.

Our services include strategy & innovation, market & customer research, change & delivery, service design, data driven transformation and solutions, technology strategy and data and software engineering

We are proud to work for clients as diverse as Sky, Dominos, Santander, Holland & Barrett, BMW, Ministry of Justice, Department for International Trade, Defra and Home Office. We have offices in London, Manchester, Sydney & Melbourne.

We are a part of the ENGINE Group’s UK operations and form one of three business pillars, alongside our colleagues in Creative (advertising and marketing) and Communications (PR).  In total, ENGINE UK has over 800 staff in our London and Manchester offices.

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Senior Data Engineer

Responsible for managing and mentoring a team of data engineers. Working to deliver data engineering on a range of complex research processes, working closely with researchers, projects managers and data scientists.

We have offices and teams in both Manchester and London and are open to applications from people in both these areas.

Key responsibilities:

Pushing forward our thinking, processes and capability in the field of data management and engineering
Constantly looking at new technologies and approaches that improve what we do
Managing quality of own and teams’ outputs
Planning and resourcing multiple projects simultaneously
Delivering data engineering on a range of complex marketing and research processes
Working with clients to understand needs, and best implement that with our available technology solutions
Working with a range of data sources such as CRM, sales, research and HR data.
Building Single Customer Views or CDPs or Data Warehouses/Data Lakes to merge disparate data sets for marketing or sales activation
Building and configuring data ingestion methods from APIs, flat files, streaming, public data sources and survey data

Key skills/experience:

Strong knowledge or expert level of Informatica BDM or DEI
Experience of Python and a range of associated libraries for data processing and manipulation
Experience with a range of database technologies including data lakes such as Azure SQL or SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Snowflake, MySQL, Cosmos DB or Mongo DB
Experience of Databricks and Azure DevOps
knowledge or expert level of Informatica BDM or DEI
Built data warehouse or data lakes with SCVs or in conjunction with CDP platforms
Experience of ELT/ETL tools such as SSIS, Informatica and Talend would be beneficial
Managing and motivating teams and individuals
Understanding and application of statistical methods
Ability to lead, and to work well as part of, a team using the agile methodology
Optional: experience with any of the following; Spark, Hive, Athena, AWS Lambda
Optional: experience of research and/or survey data

We like people who are:

Enthusiastic about what they do, and a delight to work with
Motivated and full of ideas
Data and technology fanatics, who can show an interest in and understanding of recent trends and the benefits they could bring
Passionate about working within data, digital and technology and with the drive and determination to continually improve
Able to build successful relationships to establish credibility

Our culture is built on:

Being one team; we work for and with each other with respect and positive intent; when the going is tough, we support not blame each other
We aim high and are ambitious; we bring the energy and positivity
We are curious and embrace new ideas and different perspectives, generous with our time and with each other
We are not afraid to fail, we learn from our failures, turning them into our future successes
We deliver quality in everything we do; we are open and honest with each other and our clients

Our benefits include:

Holiday entitlement, 28 days with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days
Day off (on or in the week of) your birthday
Pension eligibility, up to 5% matched contributions
Healthcare eligibility, private healthcare with Vitality, option to buy discounted family cover
Cycle to work scheme
Gym discounts
Regular social events/activities
Life Insurance

If this sounds like you please get in touch to discuss in more detail.

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