Data Engineer

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Data Engineer

Salary: Competitive DOE  + Car Allowance + Benefits
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Our client is looking to recruit a driven and highly logical Data Engineer with a proven track record of developing or implementing data-related technologies on time, to specification and to quality assured standards. The ideal candidate will have roots in ETL Development and Integration as well as having Relational Database and SQL experience. To apply for the role candidates must be eligible for UK Security Clearance (SC). For the Data Engineer role we will also consider Contractors but only if you are currently SC Cleared.
As a Data Engineer, your first role will be based in Croydon and you will be responsible for configuring and implementing a variety of data management systems and solutions, all while ensuring security, scalability, performance and the minimisation and resolution of defects.
Where defects arise, the Data Engineer will be responsible for timely resolution through thorough root cause analysis and, where appropriate, you will develop, test and implement robust fixes in-line with client and project specifications.
As you progress in your role you will confidently participate in business and technical workshops to gather customer functional and non-functional requirements.  This includes the challenge of dealing with the ‘people’ factor and the wide variety of national and corporate cultures that you will meet in your daily business.
While the Data Engineer role is initially based in Croydon, there will be a requirement to travel to other client sites throughout the UK and to their offices based in Kent.


Flexible working, mixture of onsite working, homeworking and office based. Subject to projects and client requirements
25 days annual leave,
Competitive Pension scheme,
Car Allowance,
Competitive Bonus Scheme,
Life Assurance
Annual staff events, ,BBQs, Christmas Parties etc.

To apply you must:

· Have a minimum of 3 years of development or implementation experience in a data-related technology.  Successful candidates may include Java developers (of data centric applications), ETL developers, data analysts and data scientists.
· Be experienced with SAS Data Integration ETL toolsets or similar.
· Have experience of relational database and SQL.
· Be educated to graduate level or a professional equivalent, demonstrating a sound grasp of computer science.
· Be a good communicator, including written and verbal and a good listener, with the ability to grasp complex business situations and represent them technically.
· Experience of Agile methodologies.
· Be familiar in Python development
· Be eligible for UK Security Clearance

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