Lead Data Engineer – Azure – Data Factory

Job title : Lead Data Engineer – Azure – Data Factory
Location : London, Greater London, England
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £90000 per annum
Sector : Insurance
Contact : Sophie Bell
Call : 020 7763 7077
Email : email Sophie
Reference : BHJOB6067_ 17737

Lead Data Engineer – Azure – Data Factory
£90,000
London

A Lloyd’s Market Insurer are looking for a Lead Data Engineer to join a brand new team. Working and building out a new area within their Data team focusing on their real time data globally.

You will be a key technology leader in their business with responsibility for application development for internal and external users.

You will be comfortable with a variety of data warehousing technology, architecture and large-scale distributed systems and operate like a hands-on technologist who can provide architectural leadership in the engineering of global data warehouse platforms. We are also looking for you to have a proven track record of successfully leading multisite technical teams & vendors. 

The role:

  • Lead their global data warehouse development across multiple business departments

  • Deliver data for global reporting to enable real-time business decisions across Underwriting, Claims & Finance departments

  • Execution of strategy with hands-on leadership in driving design sessions, architectural choices, code versioning, code reviews, unit testing, build processes and deployments

  • Design data architecture, including logical and physical models

  • Ensure the overall roadmap for the development team is understood and agreed with key stakeholders

  • Develop scale-able consumer-grade applications for a global environment

  • Develop exceptional user experiences

  • Build a strong internal and external team of engineers who are passionate about problem solving

  • Provide training to all members of the development team

  • Ensure the team is following standard agile methodology for development while anticipating bottlenecks and balancing the business needs versus technical constraints 

What you will need:

  • Extensive software development experience, including technical lead responsibilities and building systems in the cloud, including:

    • Developing data warehouse architecture and database management

    • MS BI Stack (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS)

    • Microsoft Azure, including Data Factory

    • SQL server

  • High proficiency in dimensional modelling techniques and their applications

  • Good experience of CI/CD, use of Azure DevOps would be a plus

  • Experience with best in breed code management and documentation practices using Git and preferably Azure DevOps

  • Agile Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Strong analytical, consultative, and communication skills; as well as the ability to make good judgments and work with both technical and business personnel



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