Director of Data Engineering

Job description

Director of Data Engineering


Up to 140,000

The Company

Your role within this company would be leading a team of 10 data engineers, inspiring best practices for data products and services. You will build data engineering capabilities by providing technical leadership and career development. This company is focused on drug discovery and is deeply involved with global research discoveries and clinical breakthroughs. The vision for this company is to become the leading influential life sciences company for researchers, by making a real impact on people's life.

If you are looking to make a true impact and want to be part of a team of professionals who are driven by purpose and a sense of belonging, this could be the role for you!

The Role

As a head of data engineering at this company, your responsibilities would include:

  • Ensuring that data is managed and analysed in a secure, efficient way
  • Being part of a full member of the Data and Advanced Analytics leadership team
  • Working with other senior team members to identify, plan, develop and deliver data services
  • Leading a team- establish new data sources, write, and transform data pipelines
  • Demonstrating leadership, with a constant willingness to improve and evolve
  • Providing progress and feedback to the business- within technology on delivery and technical compromise

Your Skills and Experience

  • You should have experience leading a team of data engineers
  • You must have a BSc in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or other related subject
  • Excellent knowledge of Data Warehouse and Data platform technology- hands on experience with Python and SQL
  • You should have experience with AWS or Azure
  • You should have professional experience with big data and analytical tools
  • Data modelling experience


  • Competitive salary
  • A culture where you are encouraged to grow and develop
  • Training opportunities
  • Increased holiday allowance overtime
  • A performance-based share plan
  • Hybrid working

How to Apply

Please register your interest by sending your CV to Rosie Morgan via the Apply link on this page.

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