9 September 2021

Head of Data Engineering – Nottingham – £80,000 – £90,000

My client are one of the household names in the retail market across both the UK and globally. In order to take their next step in their journey they require a Head of Data Engineering to effectively manage running of the Business Intelligence and Data Engineering teams and the 3rd parties that support that delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the team members that make up Business Intelligence and Data Engineering

  • Develop the team, manage their performance

  • Drive the data strategy, defining the governance model and roles needed across the business to support our data maturity.

  • Work closely with other IT leaders to ensure a fully joined up service is provided

  • Act as a product owner for the team, providing guidance on the priority of work, and escalated decisions to senior stakeholders as needed

  • Empower and support the team in the removal of impediments

  • Own the relationship with 3rd parties the team are working with

    • Snowflake

    • FiveTran

    • QLIK

    • AirTable

    • Microsoft

In order to be considered it is essential you have the following skills knowledge and experience:

  • Previous experience of managing a team of 8+ technical people

  • Strong technical understanding of Data Management, including Data Lakes, Marts, EDW’s, governance and strategy

  • Strong stakeholder management, with the ability to communicate work to non-technical stakeholders · Ability to act as a Data Architect or Data Engineer as required

  • Agile ways of working

Any experience of Azure Cloud and associated data technologies, Snowflake, QLIK Replicate and enterprise scale Power BI Deployments would be an advantage, but not a deal breaker.

Please apply without delay, suitable candidates will be contacted to have a no obligation discussion around the role and their experience.

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