Job description

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

The Digital Intelligence business of BAE Systems delivers solutions which help to protect and enhance the connected world. Our solutions combine large scale data exploitation, ‘intelligence-grade’ security and complex services and solutions integration. We operate in four key domains of expertise: Cyber Security, Financial Crime, Communications Intelligence and Digital Transformation.

Today, we have over 4,800 staff in 26 offices serving clients across the UK and Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our people apply intelligence to protect and enhance national and organisational assets so that they can grow and prosper – from improving the health and efficiency of leading corporations to protecting critical infrastructures, safeguarding vulnerable people and catching criminals.

New opportunities and risks are emerging and converging... every day. Come and be part of our team and make a real difference…

Role description

Senior Data Engineer implements, test and configures code based on traditional RDBMS and/or Big Data approaches to deliver data driven projects and solutions. Senior Data Engineer analyses requirements and design and understands how data is used, manipulated and processed, and combines these skills to create innovative solutions to business problems. This role also requires significant experience in database administration and performance tuning to effectively support database systems maintenance.

Your profile

You will join Database team focused on software delivery of an advanced telecomms data processing solution. Team is responsible for development of new database features and support of existing solutions. Team collaborates with Software Engineers, Quality Assurance, System Consultants and Service Delivery Managers across the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
You should be able to learn fast, function effectively with a very limited oversight and work independently after initial product training. You need to understand the importance of database integrity in terms of both efficiency and security, be able to advise solutions supporting high availability and performance improvements. Your communication skills are essential because as a senior specialist, you will need to collaborate with Solution Architects on product development, advise Project Managers on work planning and share knowledge within your team.

Required skills:
  • Proficiency with RDBMS solutions, especially MS SQL Server; knowledge of Elasticsearch and Oracle would be an advantage
  • Vast experience with T-SQL code development
  • Working experience with MS SQL Server administration
  • Knowledge of database design
  • Experience with code repositories and code branching
  • Queries performance tuning
  • Understanding of backend infrastructure would be an advantage

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

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