Position: Senior Azure Data Engineer - DataOps
Salary: GBP51946 - GBP68603 per annum
Ref: 524268_1605026571
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 10/11/2020
Expiry Date: 08/12/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading or Havant

Salary: £51,946 - £68,603 + excellent company benefits

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What is the Role?

SSE is transforming the way it delivers value from data and is implementing an Analytics Platform to help execute on that vision. As a Senior Azure Data Engineer (DataOps) you'll be working on various projects to bring important data-driven capability to internal customers and users.

As well as using your excellent data engineering skills with a range of Azure data-related resources you'll effectively engage with team members to advise, mentor and ensure best practice is always applied.

What do I need?

As well as significant experience of working in enterprise level DataOps environments, you'll have demonstrable experience of working as a Data Engineer on various projects alongside experience of and a deep understanding of Microsoft Azure generally.

You'll need specific experience and knowledge of engineering solutions against Azure Data and Analytics resources such as SQL Database, Synapse (Data Warehouse), Data Factory (v2), Databricks, Data Lake Storage.

We're also looking for you to have very good ability and experience in:

- Carrying out assigned engineering tasks to a very high standard

- Technical leadership and mentoring; sharing your experience with team members to assist and ensure best practice

- Working in a Scrum environment and the use of Azure DevOps as the primary tool for task tracking etc.

- Involvement in, and proactively advising on, related imperatives such as security, monitoring, auditing, testing etc.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, engaging positively with stakeholders

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.