Data Engineer

  • Location:

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Database Development & Administration

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £65000 - £65001 per annum

  • Contact:

    Erin McGinn

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Erin McGinn

Role: Data Engineer

Location: Cardiff (95% remote)

Skills: SQL, Azure, Python, T-SQL, ETL

Salary: Up to £65,000 DOE plus Benefits

The Company

This role is brought to you by a company who have created an end-to-end work pay solution to power the new working world. They are looking for an experienced data engineer to come on board and use their skills to help improve people's lives by creating a solution to an important process.

You'll be working, as part of a small team, on an exciting project to help establish the data platform that will enable them to grow, innovate & optimise the business through improved visibility and data driven decision making.

Developing data products end to end from initial acquisition through to analytical use. This includes the provision and support of relevant infrastructure and all analytical software as well as providing subject matter expertise to all stakeholders.

The Role

  • Replatforming project to establish the new data platform
  • Developing & managing end to end data pipelines from initial acquisition through to analytical use
  • Defining and building the best way to include legacy information to enable our data platform to become the single source of truth across our organisation
  • Providing an analytical ecosystem for our internal users for deep dive analytical activity on data from both internal and external sources
  • Providing data integration services between operational systems (CRM, finance etc)
  • Provision and support relevant infrastructure and all analytical software
  • Providing subject matter expertise to other teams to support both internal and external-facing technical projects


  • Experience on the Azure data platform as such Azure Storage (inc Data Lake Store); Azure SQL or Snowflake DB
  • Expert level SQL skills
  • Implemented solutions using DataOps tools like dbt, Airflow, Luigi, Azure Data Factory (ADF);
  • Programming/scripting experience with either Python, PowerShell, .NET
  • An understanding of agile development practices, having worked successfully with agile delivery teams.
  • Familiar with data modelling, data warehouse design and data lake concepts and practices
  • Broad knowledge of the design and implementation of build, release, deployment, and configuration activities:
    • Source control (Git) & Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Release Management tools such as Azure DevOps (VSTS).
    • Unit-test and integration test experience with automated testing frameworks such as tSQLt, DBFit.
    • Containerisation with Docker
    • Infrastructure as code (e.g. ARM templates or Terraform, Ansible) for provisioning
  • Knowledge of financial services advantageous but not required
  • Nice to have PowerBi/Tableau


  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa
  • Employee Assistance Programme with Healthy Minds
  • Group Life Policy (x3 salary)
  • Working with latest technologies and leading SaaS providers
  • Full remote working during the lockdown period, supported by Zoom, Slack,
  • Eye care vouchers with Specsavers
  • 50% discounted gym membership
  • 2 days charity leave per year

This role is for a rapidly up and coming company whose services are being required more and more frequently. Apply below or send us your CV to erin.mcginn@oscar-tech.com.

If this role isn't right for you, do you know someone that might be interested? You could earn £1,000 of retail vouchers if you refer a successful candidate to Oscar. Email: erin.mcginn@oscar-tech.comto recommend someone for this role.

Role: Data Engineer

Location: Cardiff (95% remote)

Skills: SQL, Azure, Python, T-SQL, ETL

Salary: Up to £65,000 DOE plus Benefits

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