Vacancy detail

Senior Data Engineer

£70,000 – £95,000 + competitive benefits package

Location: United Kingdom (London – London) Type: Permanent Skills: Azure, AWS, GCP, ETL, Informatica, Oracle

Are you interested in working for a British multinational arms, security and aerospace company based in London?

I am recruiting for the largest defence contractor in Europe that ranks within the top 10 in the world. Who are currently in search of a Senior Data Engineer to join their team working on high profile projects in the Central Government and Transport sector.

As a Senior Data Engineer you will need to demonstrate experience in the following:

  • Designs, develops, tests and supports data collection data integration and ETL applications to make information and data available to key client stakeholders and technical interfaces
  • Understand where the need for tight data controls arises to ensure seamless data flows around the organisation and to minimise future change
  • Model data requirements, data sources and data flows to bring order and structure to programmes of work
  • Define how and where data is created, mastered and destroyed to ensure proper control over the lifecycle of corporate data assets
  • Understand how to add value to data that can be used to collect, integrate, store, visualise and govern data and metadata
  • Define meta to provide searchability and governance for unstructured data
  • Multi cloud experience

As a Senior Data Engineer you will need:

  • Design ETL frameworks and standards for the specific ETL programs and projects
  • Experience using the cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Identify the required toolset for specific ETL programs and projects
  • Design and implement the hardware environment required by ETL programs and projects
  • Develop and test the re-usable components of an ETL framework for specific ETL programs and projects
  • Undertake the role of lead developer, ensuring the quality and assurance of all ETL code and testing
  • Can undertake the role of delivery lead ensuring that project timescales and quality are met
  • Ensure the configuration and release management procedures are applied for specific ETL programs and projects
  • Maintain and apply up to date, specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques
  • Build a detailed knowledge of the full range of database and data persistence architectures, software and facilities available
  • Take account of industry specific requirements (geocoding for geographic information systems)
  • Be able to utilise a number of ETL tools including Informatica, AB Initio, Oracle ODI and a number of the Big Data / Open Source Applications
  • Understand data services, data security issues, 'privacy by design' and information assurance principles
  • Define metadata structures and population techniques that can be used with enterprise content, management solutions in conjunction with organisational policies

As a Senior Data Engineer you will receive:

  • £70,000 - £95,000 + competitive benefits package
  • Matched pension
  • Flexibile work life balance

Reference: AMC/RWI/SDE/001

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