Age UK

Data Engineer

Job description

£35,000.00 - £38,000.00
5 days per week
35 hours

Age UK’s vision is a world where everyone can love later life. We know some people can face illness, loneliness or poverty as they grow older. Whatever the situation, Age UK provides support and vital services to help make later life the best it can be.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proven Data Engineer to undertake a pivotal role in the Quality and Transformation Team. The purpose of this new role is to support the delivery of data projects and functions, enabling analysts and other staff within the team and division access to good quality data where required.

Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter with their application, outlining their experience gained whilst working in a similar role.

You will have:

  • Proven experience of data engineering techniques and concepts, including data ingestion, processing, and storage.
  • Extensive hands-on experience of large complex Data Engineering projects designing and developing ETL pipelines in a cloud or on-premise environment.
  • Experience of design and implementation of data storage, including relational and NoSQL.
  • Experience of developing/ utilising programming and query languages e.g SQL
  • The ability to monitor performance and advise on any required infrastructure of changes.
  • A good understanding of data management, governance and quality frameworks.
  • An excellent understanding of relational database design, star scheme, slowly changing dimensions.
  • Solution focused, with good interpersonal skills at all levels.
  • A collaborative team player who is keen to learn and develop further.
  • A strong commitment to being user-led and the ability to support others with this approach (desirable)
  • Exceptional IT skills particularly Excel, VBA and SQL

What we offer in return

  • Competitive salary, 26 days annual leave + bank holidays + annual leave purchase scheme.
  • Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, health cashback plan and EAP.
  • Car Benefit Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
  • Techscheme - buy any tech from Apple or Currys, up to £1000, and spread the cost over 12 months, interest free
  • Heka Fitness & Wellbeing Benefit.
  • You Did It Awards – recognition awards from £100-250.

Additional Information

For a full list of benefits please click here

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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