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Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

£50,000 - £60,000

Manchester/Rochdale (Hybrid working)

Forward Role have partnered with a leading sports & streetwear retail brand who are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to support the growth of the Data Engineering function, mentor junior members of the team and help implement effective practices that drive a culture of technical excellence and continuous improvement. If you are a Data Engineer with experience working in a retail environment using agile methodologies with operational targets crossing multiple departments, and you are looking for the opportunity to join an exciting business and become a part of a growing team and incredibly successful team, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. 

The Role:

  • Influence and contribute towards the next phase of the businesses data strategy
  • Deliver the engineering roadmap and champion data engineering across the business
  • Mentor and help grow junior engineers and drive standard methodologies across different data technologies
  • Be an expert for data solutions, overseeing data engineering delivery effort across multiple product teams and projects
  • Support the development of the first Data Engineering community of practice
  • Be a role model for standard methodologies and strong CI /CD principles, govern engineering standards and policies across the business
  • Advocate working in the open by demonstrating your work
  • Drive a data driven culture, ensuring data is at the forefront of decision making across product teams and the business
  • Work with the business and data team to establish a self-service data culture

What we need from you:

  • 5 years+ working in Data Engineering function
  • Databricks, Data Factory, Azure SQL, Azure SQL DW
  • Experience delivering enterprise scale data solutions, infrastructure and architecture
  • Experience managing and reducing cost in the cloud by using best practice techniques
  • Experience managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment alongside evolving the data tech stack and practices
  • Role modelling agile development practices - DevOps, CI, CD, TDD.
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies and how they can be used to solve modern business problems

Company Benefits:

  • Individual training budget
  • 25 days holiday 
  • Access to a full company benefits platform 
  • Flexible/hybrid/remote working options

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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