Head of Data Engineering

16 July 2021

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

My client are one 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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