Job description

Direct Line Group is one of the UK's largest insurance companies and home to some of the best-known brands including Direct Line, Churchill and Green Flag.

We’re evolving, to be a more digitally-focused data-driven insurance company of the future – and your unique talent, skills and ideas can drive our success.

Like us, you thrive on collaboration, exploration and innovation. And like you, we take tech seriously. That’s why we’re embracing the move to a more digital, flexible world. With constant investment in the newest tools, programmes and equipment for our teams, it all adds up to creating the best possible user experience for customers. And a great career for you. Join us. Own the evolution.

What you'll be doing:

Reporting into the Engineering Chapter, you will be working with SQL, Tableau, Python, and various AWS services for various data analytics tasks. The Data Engineer will liaise with different teams to build out requirements for various business units, create tableau dashboards, and request data transformations.
  • Liaise with both non-technical and technical staff to understand and gather data requirements. Use SQL, Python, and AWS services (Athena, Glue, etc.) to manipulate and analyze data.
  • Create impactful Tableau dashboards based on business requirements.
  • Collaborate with the data platform team to ensure correct data transformation.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including underwriting and technical staff, to understand their data needs and effectively translate complex data findings into actionable insights
  • Participate in Agile squad activities and contribute to the team's success

What you'll need:
  • Data Engineer experience.
  • Strong proficiency in SQL, Python, and Tableau.
  • Experience working with AWS services such as Athena, Glue, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to explain complex concepts to non-technical individuals.
  • Experience in requirements gathering and working within an Agile squad.

Ways of Working

Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you.

Read our flexible working approach here .


We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:
  • 9% employer contributed pension
  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.
  • Generous holidays
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
  • Employee discounts and cashback
  • Plus many more

Being yourself

Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer, and we think diversity of background and thinking is a big strength in our people. We're delighted to feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making our business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.

We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business. We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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