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 the design and deployment of innovative data driven products, creating effective and reliable services for the millions of DWP users that rely on them.

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 developing and deploying innovative, insightful and effective data products, utilising cloud technologies to ensure optimal accessibility and efficiency for the end user. You'll be creating robust data pipelines and automations, ensuring the quality, integrity and security of data and optimising data-driven services for millions of DWP users.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

Experience in building and deploying efficient, scalable, automated ETL/ELT pipelines using tooling such as: Informatica, SSIS, Cloud Native (AWS Glue, Azure Data Factory).
Experience of Programming Languages eg SQL, Python, Shell scripting (BASH).
Experience of working with databases, RDBMS or NoSQL.
Experience of data modelling to support analytical functions within the business.
Awareness to cloud technologies and principles (AWS/Azure) of designing and developing data solutions on public cloud – AWS/Azure.
Experience of distributed version control tools, and awareness of modern code deployment methods (CI/CD).

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Leeds, Newcastle or Sheffield, 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 £40,666 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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