Staff Data Engineer

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Job Profile Summary

Grade GResponsible for delivering business analysis and consulting activities for the defined specialism using advanced technical capabilities, building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, ensuring relevant standards are defined and maintained, and managing process and system improvements to deliver business value. Specialisms: Business Analysis; Data Management and Data Science; Digital Innovation.

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We are recruiting a Staff Data Engineer, to lead the technical delivery of strategic best-in-class digital, data & analytics products for bp’s global business.
bp is a diverse and inclusive place to work. We particularly welcome applications from female, black and minority ethnic and neurodiverse candidates as they are under-represented within bp at this level.

What is the day to day like?

As a Staff Data Engineer, you will work as the data engineering manager of a global team of data engineers & software engineers in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

You will lead work on a variety of data engineering projects across our Fuels Supply & Midstream businesses. You will combine technical expertise with strong business acumen and data domain knowledge to create value for bp by defining, building and supporting big data & analytics products. You will lead teams and will also continue to be hands-on, for example writing and reviewing code, architecting distributed data systems and providing actionable, pragmatic insights in technical design reviews. Data Engineering & Data Management is a discipline at bp and the individual will contribute to building and networking within the discipline.

In this role, you will develop knowledge of best-in-class cloud data and analytics solutions, staying well-informed of industry best-practice and new technologies. You will support the team by leading, coaching, developing and mentoring squad members, creating positive engagement and driving an inclusive work environment.

What we want to see from you!
You will be a data professional with a passion for making a difference and enabling the Energy transition.
  • Experience leading, growing and developing a data engineering team of around 10-30 people
  • Deep and hands-on experience (typically 10+ years) designing, planning, productionizing, maintaining and documenting reliable and scalable data infrastructure and data products in complex environments
  • Detailed development experience in one or more object-oriented programming languages (e.g. Python, Pyspark)
  • Advanced SQL knowledge
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud (S3, IAM, Redshift)
  • Strong stakeholder management and ability to lead large organizations through influence
  • Continuous learning and improvement mindset
  • Prior experience in the energy industry essential


Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group

IT&S Group

Relocation available


Travel required


Time Type

Full time


United Kingdom

About BP


Join us in creating, growing, and delivering innovation at pace, enabling us to thrive while transitioning to a net zero ‎world. All without compromising our operational risk management.

Working with us, you can do this by:

  • deploying our integrated capability and standards in service of our net zero and ‎safety ambitions
  • driving our digital transformation and pioneering new business models
  • collaborating to deliver competitive customer-focused energy solutions
  • originating, scaling and commercialising innovative ideas, and creating ground-breaking new ‎businesses from them
  • protecting us by assuring management of our greatest physical and digital risks

Because together we are:

  • Originators, builders, guardians and disruptors
  • Engineers, technologists, scientists and entrepreneurs‎
  • Empathetic, curious, creative and inclusive

Experience Level


Legal disclaimer

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, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.

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