Vacancy detail

Data Engineer

£40,000 – £75,000

Location: United Kingdom (London – London) Type: Permanent

Role: Data Engineer - London, UK


Anson McCade are looking for a Data Engineer to join a new agile development team working for an award-winning cyber security consulting organisation who use intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. The role is working with a Central government customer with a very high-profile programme of work - focussed on building new digital services for securing UK borders.

What you will do as a Data Engineer:

  • Undertake data mapping design activities to determine how data is mapped from source to target data sources within individual ETL application components.
  • Undertakes data analysis and data profiling activities to identify data quality issues that could impact the design of individual ETL application components.
  • Design the appropriate data models that are needed within ETL application components.
  • Develop and test individual ETL application components.
  • Support complete ETL applications and frameworks.
  • Can utilise a number of ETL tools including Informatica, Ab Initio, Oracle ODI and a number of the Big Data / Open Source Applications.
  • Design and develop BI reporting solutions.
  • Identify and manage reference data (internal and external).

Experience needed as a Data Engineer:

  • 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.
  • Understands where the need for tight data controls arises to ensure seamless data flows around the organisation and to minimise future change.
  • Models data requirements, data sources and data flows to bring order and structure to programmes of work.
  • Defines how and where data is created, mastered and destroyed to ensure proper control over the lifecycle of corporate data assets.
  • Understands how to add value to data - for example through data cleansing.
  • Understands categories of products (and individual examples) that can be used to collect, integrate, store, visualise and govern data and metadata.
  • Defines metadata to provide searchability and governance (including Records Management) for unstructured data.


  • £40,000 - £75,000 base salary (depending on experience)
  • 7-11% yearly bonus
  • Car allowance (can be taken as cash)
  • 9% pension (6% company contribution, 3% personal)
  • Private healthcare

*Please note, this role operates on a hybrid working model. Candidates would need to be prepared to go into office in London 2/3 days per week*

Please apply below if interested!


Reference: AMC/LOS/DE1005

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