Database Developer / Data Engineer

Posted 07 July 2022
Salary £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineData Engineering & Data Science

Job description

JOB TITLE: Azure Data Engineer


PURPOSE: This is a key role in the Business Insight team responsible for the delivery of a new organisation wide BI infrastructure, bringing together data from our core systems to provide a single view of the business.


  • This role will work across the full Delivery Lifecycle - Define, Design, Develop & Deploy.
  • Designing and developing new Data Models used to build the reports that support decision making and providing Insight throughout the company.
  • Creation of ETL/ELT processes, using Azure Synapse, between source systems and the cloud based Data Warehouse.
  • To document the technical design of developed components in accordance with Data & Analysis standards.
  • Ensure the implementation of company's policies, processes and procedures relating to data governance & risk.
  • Collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to deliver BI solutions.
  • Working in collaboration with internal teams to embed a Data and BI driven culture.
  • Supporting the BI Manager to maintain focus on the company and the teams' strategic objectives


  • Solid experience and understanding of BI tools, development and database management systems.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of SQL, T-SQL, Pyspark and DAX.
  • Significant knowledge of ETL design and development using Azure Data Factory/Synapse/SSIS or similar.
  • Significant knowledge of SQL Server.
  • Experience in data warehousing techniques (dimensional modelling) and tools SSAS/Power BI Datasets or similar.
  • Hands on experience of working with BI Visualisation tools such as Power BI, Tableau and Qlikview. Preferably, Power BI.
  • Exposure to Azure and Cloud Platforms.
  • Experience with any ERP system.
  • Understanding and experience of Agile development approach and Tools (DevOps).
  • Strong analytical skills.


  • Python and API integration.
  • Exposure to Data Lakes and other Big Data Technology.
  • Experience with Infor M3 (ERP) or Deem (ETL).
  • Experience of development through PowerApps.
  • Previous experience mentoring junior team members


  • Excellent problem solver.
  • Numerical and analytical mindset.
  • Organised, delivery focused and comfortable working on own initiative.
  • Collaborative and team orientated.
  • Desire and passion for continuous learning.
  • Comfortable with working to agile principles.
  • A clear communicator that is comfortable with working with all departments and levels of seniority.


We actively encourage our teams to have a good work/life balance and so we are pleased to offer flexible working shifts at HQ. Our core shift hours are from 10am - 4.30pm and so employees can choose to start and finish early or start and finish late (i.e. work 8.00am-4.30pm or 10.00am-6.30pm etc). We also have 30 minute early finish on Fridays.

As we continue to work in a more flexible way, the Head Office acts as a hub, where we can all connect and collaborate with one another. This role is a mix of office based (London) and remote working. We will expect the employee to come into the office regularly for face-to-face meetings and to work alongside their team on collaborative projects.


We are proud to offer a wide range of benefits to all our staff and continue to reassess what our community needs from us to thrive. We don't want to be a good company to work for, we want to be a great one. Here are some things we currently offer:

  • Annual performance-related bonus
  • Competitive salary, reviewed every year
  • Generous staff discount and regular sample sales
  • Generous pension scheme with 8.5% company contribution
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days holiday annually
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity packages
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Annual Birthday vouchers
  • Regular opportunities to attend gigs /events

If this role sounds of interest and you would like to know more please email me on