Head of Data Engineering

  • Location:
    Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire
  • Salary:
    c£70,000 - c£80,000 / D.O.E
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Tech & IT Jobs
  • Deadline:
    March 29, 2022

We are looking for a capable Data Engineering Head to join a growing market leader in their sector.  Providing solutions across the UK, Europe, and increasingly the world, this is a company who are continuing to go through exciting changes, including their increasing work with the cloud.

As Head of Data Engineering you will be joining the ever-expanding Software Engineering team and reporting directly into the CTO. You will be responsible for the delivery and operation of the business’ data and will lead a team of Data Engineers to build out new data platforms as our exciting IIoT plans come to fruition.

This role is based in Nottinghamshire but can be considered for remote workers based in the UK who are able to come into the office fortnightly. We are also able to offer a generous relocation fund for workers looking to move closer to us.

You will be joining at an exciting time as big changes are being made to ensure that they continue to grow and improve their product offering. You don’t stay at the forefront of your market for this long without having a dedicated set of core values, including a low overtime culture, access for all employees to education, training and a friendly ‘open door’ style of management.

Alongside an excellent team, this is a company who are able to show their strong position in the market and have actually hit their pre-coronavirus sales targets.


  • Lead and “manage the managers” of the Data Engineering Team
  • Ownership of the data strategy and operating model and the data architecture and roadmap
  • Leading the delivery and development of new data platforms and SLAs
  • Liaise cross functionally with teams and departments across the company
  • Defining and ensuring adherence to standards, processes and best practices


  • Demonstrable experience within a Data Engineering team as well as with some form of leadership or management
  • Proven track record of leading the development of ETL processes and data warehouses
  • Solid understanding of data warehousing techniques
  • Experience of developing with Python/Airflow or equivalents
  • Experience of a data warehouse/data lake technologies (e.g. Redshift, Snowflake, Vertica, Azure SQL Warehouse, etc.)

Desired skills:

  • Experience with Power BI or similar tool (e.g. Tableau, etc)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server (T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS)
  • Knowledge of Ansible or similar DevOps tools

Salary: c£70 – £80K D.O.E

Location: Nottinghamshire – remote working and relocation package on offer

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.