SoCode Recruitment

Senior Data Engineer

Job description

Job Title: Senior Data Engineer

Location: London, Norwich

About Us: We are a leading UK Ed-Tech platform based in London, working with students and stakeholders across the country

Purpose of the Role: The Senior Data Engineer will oversee the management of critical data pertaining to school operations and business processes. Collaborating closely with the team, the role focuses on optimizing systems, with a particular emphasis on Salesforce, to facilitate access to essential sales and support information, as well as public datasets.

Key Responsibilities: In this role, the Senior Data Engineer will:

  • Advocate for the strategic use of data across the organization, emphasizing its potential to drive improved outcomes and efficiency while assisting teams in enhancing their data utilization skills.
  • Manage extensive datasets utilizing various databases, including but not limited to Google Big Query.
  • Facilitate access to datasets for business and product teams through multiple technologies, including ODBC, SQL, and REST.
  • Ensure the maintenance of datasets sourced from internal and external services, demonstrating a proactive approach to data integrity and accuracy.
  • Take a leadership role in overseeing our data platform and warehouse infrastructure.
  • Foster collaborative partnerships across teams to support seamless integrations, automation initiatives, and ongoing enhancement of data quality.
  • Proactively identify and address data-related issues, presenting solutions and driving continuous improvements.

Person Specification

Must Have:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in data engineering within either commercial or educational environments.
  • Proficiency in Python and SQL, with a demonstrated ability to build and optimize data pipelines.
  • Experience in developing automations and enabling user self-service access to data through technologies such as SQL and ODBC.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based data warehousing solutions, including but not limited to Big Query.
  • Demonstrated curiosity and a strong desire to continuously learn and develop technical skills.

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