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Senior Data Engineer

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Senior Data Engineer

Posted 2 months ago

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality! Our core value of ‘Love Work, Love Life, Be You’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day and help us continue to grow. We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026. What are we all about? At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit’s to Construction, and many more. We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more. About the position: This role reports into our Head of Business Intelligence within the Engineering Enablement BI team, part of the Products and Engineering Function. As part of a squad of data engineers and BI developers, you will have the opportunity to lead and work on a variety of projects which are strategically designed to continuously improve, change, and accelerate the way we do things across our 150+ Engineering teams allowing us to scale and be a world class Engineering Function. About you: You will be responsible for driving and implementing a variety of initiatives that span across all our Divisions at Access. You will be utilising your strong technical skills and several other skills outside of coding to achieve this. Your week will be varied and could range from designing data models and ETL/ELT pipelines, identifying best tools, running systems feasibility studies, leading best practice discussions with engineering teams and assisting teams to adopt them, to documenting guidance and providing learning and coaching on implementation of new initiatives. You are comfortable with an agile environment, enjoying a fast-paced and collaborative atmosphere, demonstrating the ability to co-ordinate and plan your work, help unblock others, and prioritise in a scrum team environment. Responsibilities: • Use your excellent data engineering experience to provide high-quality, robust datasets to underpin Engineering Operations across the business. • Consume data directly from a wide array of sources (APIs, files, OData etc.) and take the data from raw, through cleaned and validated states and on to model-ready metrics. • Build and manage automation to ensure consistent and accurate management information for the whole of products and engineering as well as divisional management teams, and senior executives, including our ATG board. • Accountable for the performance of data pipelines, so need to identify and improve areas of risk, security and quality. • Proactively engage with multiple stakeholders to understand and advise how data could be used to offer insights into key areas of products and engineering. • Offer guidance, including tailored training sessions to upskill team members and new starters. • Sharing your knowledge and experience with others through hands on coaching, mentoring and training of engineering teams to support the implementation of our initiatives. Skills and Experience • 3-5 years experience with data engineering platforms, with minimum 2 years within a Spark-based environment (preferably Databricks) and the Lakehouse concept • Strong SQL and Python skills (especially PySpark) • Experience of leveraging a wide array of data sources for ingestion • End-to-end pipeline design and implementation (e.g. workflows/jobs or the equivalent such as Airflow) • Able to implement version control for pipelines and CI/CD • Knowledge of Delta Lake and modern data lake architecture • Data Modelling (preferably Kimball), ideally with experience of Power BI data modelling within the data lake • Experience of implementing thorough test processes to produce high-quality deliverables • Working experience of work and issue tracking tools such as Azure DevOps/Jira. • Experience of working with data used to monitor cloud computing infrastructure health (e.g. telematics/IOT) would be an advantage What does Access offer you? We are a growing software company, and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously and we will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference. On top of a competitive salary, our standard 25 days holiday (which goes up the longer you’re with us), and a matched pension scheme you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We pride ourselves on being an organisation that gives back so you’ll also have a charity day you can take to support something that matters to you. At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for. We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun! What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family! Love Work. Love Life. Be You.