Job description

Our Group Data and Analytics team design and deliver our world class data platform, underpinned by Snowflake, for our internal and external facing business use cases.

You will be an integral member of the Data Engineering team within the Group Data & Analytics capability, responsible for design, delivery and maintenance of our strategic Data platform that spans multiple business units to deliver against specific business functions’ objectives.

What You’ll Be Doing

This role will be key in contributing to Data & Analytics projects and initiatives, providing opportunities to leverage technical knowledge of Data Engineering, tools and Data Architecture definition. Additionally, this role will be key in helping our Data Science community to effectively extract value from our core datasets.

The key elements of the role are:

  • Contribute to projects and design data solutions based on requirements from the architects and business initiative owners with a focus on availability, quality and scalability.
  • Build highly scalable data pipelines for both batch and streaming data
  • Processing large amounts of data into Snowflake using Talend, DBT, Airflow and similar to ensure data is readily available for machine learning models, analytics and business intelligence
  • Optimising and maintaining existing data pipelines to improve performance, data quality and increase business impact

About You

We’re seeking an experienced Data Engineer with the following:

Essential Skills for the role:

  • Strong Snowflake and SQL knowledge
  • Experience in data warehousing, semantic layer definitions and scaled data consumption patterns
  • Experience of ETL design, implementation and maintenance
  • Aptitude to learn new technologies and analytical methodologies relating to business intelligence and data analysis

It would be desirable if the role holder has:

  • Programming experience, particularly Python.

What You’ll Get

Alongside a competitive basic salary and hybrid working, RS Group offers all of our people an excellent array of benefits including:

  • Private Healthcare
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Excellent pension with RS Group contributing up to 10.5%
  • Enhanced maternity / parental leave benefits
  • Financial help to take control of ongoing health conditions such as diabetes or asthma
  • Support for neurodiverse colleagues
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues including voice coaching, facial surgery and gender confirmation surgery

We are RS

At RS we’ve been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the ‘what ifs’ into the ‘why nots’, the impossible into the possible.

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world.

We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers.

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and also in a human way with empathy. Because that’s exactly how we partner with people – our customers, suppliers, colleagues and communities – to solve problems.

We’ll also invest in your development and wellbeing – because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.

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