Head of Data Engineering

Head of Data Engineering
  • £100,000 - £120,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, UK RG21 4EA Basingstoke Hampshire GBR RG21 4EA
Job Ref: 50216375
Sectors: Data & Analytics Software Development
Date Added: 13 September 2021

Head of Data Engineering


My client are a widely well known company based in the UK. As the Head of Data Engineering you will define and improve data engineering best practices and standards and ensure adherence to these. You will provide ongoing technical direction and mentoring to Engineering team as part of building our state-of-the-art Engineering capability

In addition, you will provide supplier management to our partner testing function, ensuring that the relevant strategy is adopted, and standards implemented

Key Skills

  • Work with the Data leadership team to ensure standards and activities are aligned to the Data plans and business priorities. Oversee data engineering improvements and advise on new products/ propositions where required
  • Champion and work to the clients standards of development, following the appropriate development methodologies for new and existing data warehouse solutions, including Waterfall or Agile.
  • Define the development standards and promote a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring adherence to the Data strategy and roadmap, and intervene if delivery is at risk/compromised
  • Working closely with Architecture & Delivery team to risk delivery both from cost & quality perspective
  • Drive the development of the Engineering function including setting up objective, career paths, hiring engineers & establish ways of working
  • Provide inputs into the roadmaps and delivery plans including providing high level estimates and identifying technology risks
  • Actively contribute to the Data work prioritisations activities, including, but not limited to, providing review of low-level designs, associated development requirements and their impact on the systems, best practices,
  • Work closely across the IT department in organising and creating an environment that makes data and information accessible to the business
  • Drive adherence to internal coding standards, including comments and documentation
  • Promote a culture of accountability and continuous improvement within the team of Data Engineers and wider development teams, support integration and co-operative working style of cross-functional teams, and ensure delivery is governed effectively to time, cost and quality
  • Oversee data development improvements to the data platforms and products/propositions and intervene if delivery is at risk/compromised

If you are keen on the position and would be interested in knowing more detail, please apply!

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

13/10/2021 15:06:17
GBP 100000 120000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Georgina Frost

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