Data Engineer

Job description

Location hybrid : London, Manchester or Leeds

Dufrain delivers Data Engineering, Cloud, Data Strategy & Management as well as BI & Analytics services to a range of large enterprise clients in data-rich industries. We have a particular focus on Financial Services but we continue to diversify across other verticals. We offer a leading data solutions proposition, helping our clients with ‘hands-on’ delivery of long-term data programmes to enable them to gain valuable insights and make better informed decisions.

Dufrain has delivered year-on-year revenue growth of 40% over the past two years and continue to build and strengthen our capability. We live by the vision of enjoying our work and putting this into our interactions in and out of the office by following our motto #getbusyliving.

Our culture

Here at Dufrain we are dedicated to developing and nurturing our people. We always provide employees with exciting challenges and rewards. Our culture of sharing and learning from one another helps us create a great environment. Life at Dufrain involves socializing whether that is at our regional social events, team events or our various clubs that you can join. Our Tech Communities are designed to deliver forward-thinking solutions and will help you expand your knowledge and networks. And not to forget to mention our Social Communities, LGBTQ+ (Prism) and Empower (woman in Data) Open and honest feedback is important to us and that is why we do our annual employee surveys. We have an excellent Glassdoor score, please have a look and see!

The Role

We have exciting opportunities for Data Engineers to join our consultancy team. This role is right for individuals with proven experience and strong technical knowledge, who will thrive in the success of the delivery in a wide range of projects.

In Data Engineering you will have the opportunity to work in technical delivery, technologies and concepts in areas such as Data Storage, Data Ingestion, Data Integration, Data Warehousing, Data Preparation and Cloud Infrastructure.

Essential technical experience you will demonstrate

  • Experience designing and delivering data solutions in Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse, Databricks, or SQL Server. Equivalent AWS and GCP experience is also desirable.
  • Expertise in SQL and Python.
  • Experience working with relational SQL databases either on premises or in the cloud.
  • Experience delivering multiple solutions using key techniques such as Data Modelling, ETL / ELT, Data Lakes, Data Warehousing, and BI.
  • A solid understanding of key processes in the engineering delivery cycle including Agile and DevOps, Git, APIs, and Data Pipelines.
  • Experience working with one or more of Spark, Kafka, or Snowflake.

About You

  • You will share our passionate about data and possess skills and expertise in the following areas:
  • A high level of drive with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Experience of providing insightful solutions
  • The ability to participate effectively in meetings with stakeholders.
  • A team player who supports, encourages and shares knowledge with others.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision.
  • A track record of accurate output and responsibility for elements of project delivery.
  • The ability to work as part of an integrated team or on an individual basis.
  • Awareness of industry standards, regulations and developments.

What we offer you

We have a working culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent, while providing exciting opportunities and challenges to generate positive change for our clients.

You can expect guaranteed investment to your personal development. We have structed learning paths on a number of platform including Udemy and not to mention the in house knowledge that is shared by all of our consultants, our lunch and learn sessions are regular fixtures in the calendar.


  • Competitive base salary
  • Annual Performance related bonus
  • Hybrid home/onsite/office working – Edinburgh, Manchester & London
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank and public holidays)
  • Birthday day off – celebrate with an extra holiday
  • Career progress programme - guaranteed learning and development investment and your own career coach
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical health insurance
  • Contributory pension
  • Health and wellbeing group
  • And many more.

If you’re passionate about data, and you’re looking to join a leading data and analytics company based in the UK, you could find your dream role at Dufrain.

Apply to join us in our quest to get busy living and make a difference.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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