Data Engineer

Full Time Tyne & Wear IT Job Pro UK

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We are looking for a Data Engineer to work with us on BI development, using cutting-edge technology to visualise data and create actionable insights to senior stakeholders.

You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Data Engineer you'll be working on BI development, using cutting-edge technologies to analyse data and deliver high value insights to senior stakeholders, that will influence the design and delivery of DWP services, positively impacting millions of users. You'll be developing rapid prototyping and reusable code, collecting data from multiple sources, interpreting requirements and designing, developing and deploying reports and dashboards to better serve our 111,000 colleagues.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

Experience with one or more BI/MI/Visualisation Tools, for example but not limited to: Splunk Dashboarding / Qlik / Power BI etc.
Experienced in data analysis to ensure the correct data is used within the dashboards.
Designs, develops. codes, tests, corrects and documents simple programs or scripts under the direction of others.
Aware of the need to translate technical concepts into non-technical language and understands what communication is required to internal and external stakeholders.
Understands the appropriate media to communicate findings. Shapes and shares communications cognisant of the audience.
Experience in on or more programming languages eg SQL / JSON / XML.
Awareness of cloud technologies and key services (AWS/Azure/GCP).

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool or Newcastle, whichever is most convenient for you.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £41,682 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Family-friendly policies
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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