3566/EMP785 - Data Engineer

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Posted: 11/05/2018 12:51
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Highly Competitive
Location: Glasgow/Edinburgh
Level: N/A
Deadline: 24/05/2019 23:59
Hours: 35
Benefits: Award Winning
Job Type: Permanent

Data Engineer

Glasgow or Edinburgh


This is your opportunity to play a pivotal role within our Insights & Analytics practice focused on the delivery of platforms and processes that enable the effective use of data by the wider business.


Our firm invests in the very latest technologies to facilitate the delivery of our ground-breaking business solutions.  Our team are passionate about working at the cutting edge and you will have the opportunity to work with the most up to date Microsoft tools and technologies, including Azure, and be part of a team that employs an agile approach to software design and implementation.


Hymans Robertson prides itself in offering a refreshing, stimulating work environment where independent thinking and new ideas are actively encouraged and where every member of the team genuinely makes a difference. As the UK’s leading independent pensions, investment and benefit consultancy, we employ over 800 staff in four UK offices (Glasgow, London, Edinburgh and Birmingham).



The Opportunity


With an initial focus on the modernization of data storage, analytics and reporting for the UK leading product in longevity, this is a real chance to showcase your abilities in data engineering and business intelligence.  


  • You will have the opportunity to be involved in designing and implementing systems to effectively handle large volumes of data and integrate cleanly with other systems.

  • You will be asked to take on strategic management of the data ecosystem; to increase automation and take ownership of complex data sets that drive a large variety of business use cases.

  • You will be able to take a pragmatic, well-structured approach to designing and developing solutions while keeping in mind the firm’s Information Security standards, policies and procedures.


About You


You should be comfortable working as part of a team, as well as having the initiative to explore solutions on your own – the position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced data engineer to maintain ‘hands on’ involvement whilst also playing a role in architectural and technical design decisions. You will also enjoy collaborating with software developers, modellers, core IT and the wider business to deliver high quality solutions.


In order to succeed in and enjoy this role you are likely to have:


  • Experience building robust production ready, scalable data pipelines

  • Familiarity with optimising strategies, pipeline architectures, data sets and ETL/ELT processes

  • Understanding and experience of provisioning APIs for data consumption

  • Background in SQL Server 2012+, including TSQL, SSIS, SSAS and SSRS

  • Experience in SQL Database troubleshooting and performance tuning

  • Knowledge of NoSQL technologies

  • Understanding and experience of using Azure Cloud PaaS

  • Experience using BI visualisation tools such as Power BI or similar

  • Interest in the Microsoft Azure DW/Analytics toolset, including Azure DW, Azure SQL DB, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake and Databricks

  • Familiarity with modelling and data science practices and languages such as R

  • Confidence to engage constructively in a multi-disciplined team environment

  • Familiarity with continuous integration, continuous delivery, agile methodologies and ‘dev ops’ practices



You will likely be:


  • Passionate about technology including the Hymans chosen technology stack (Microsoft development stack, Azure Cloud computing, Data Science technologies)

  • Self-motivated with a drive to learn and share knowledge

  • Focused on continuous learning and improvement

  • An effective communicator and a great team player

  • Able to forge strong and professional relationships at all levels

  • Able to think expansively and seek new perspective



In Return we offer:

A highly competitive salary


Award Winning Benefits package


Shared Values – Confident, Friendly, Partnering & Straightforward


Exceptional learning & development opportunities


An excellent working environment with a strong social scene


Opportunities to give back through volunteering initiatives


So in summary, you can expect a highly competitive salary and an award winning comprehensive benefits package, including full study support where applicable, a share of the firm’s profits, good work life balance, ability to buy and sell holidays, your birthday off and huge array of other flexible benefits. The firm is committed to the personal and career development of all employees and this position offers excellent growth potential within a dynamic and growing organisation.

Hymans Robertson is committed to equal opportunities and inclusion. We welcome all applications regardless of race, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, pregnancy & maternity, marriage & civil partnership, sexual orientation or age.


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