Job purpose and background
Are you a capable azure data engineer who is passionate about the power of data to solve environmental issues? CDP are looking for an azure data engineer to shape delivery by collaborating with data architects and modellers to contribute to the acquisition of corporate data requirements, documenting them according to the required standards utilising the prescribed methods and Azure data tools, in order to build our centralised data platform.
This is a role, with responsibility for developing, constructing, testing and maintaining architectures such as data pipelines, data lake and large-scale data processing warehouses. They will leverage industry best practice while delivering changes, such as agile backlogs, code repositories, automated builds, testing and releases. They will be responsible for ensuring data scientists can pull relevant data sets for their analyses, and implement data pipelines to connect operational systems, data for analytics and BI systems. They will re-engineer manual data flows to enable automation, scaling and repeatable use and develop data set processes for data modelling, mining and production.
The post holder will work closely with data architects (to determine what data management systems are appropriate) and data scientists (to determine which data are needed for analysis). They will provide clean, usable data to the business through the data platform in accordance with governance, and analyse, design, plan, execute and evaluate data requirements to support business activities and projects. The post holder will be central in ensuring the delivery of world-class digital products and changing the delivery culture in CDP.
About CDP's Data Engineering team:
The Data Engineering Team’s primary remit is to improve the usability of the climate change, water, forests and cities data disclosed to CDP through robust and transparent methods. The team will create sustainable data pipelines for data quality monitoring, data cleaning, reporting and data science modelling. Harmonised data collected from external sources will enrich the data assets’ value and enhance accessibility for CDP’s stakeholders. The team will produce value-adding insight delivering it through data products that help internal and external stakeholders to better understand the quantitative and qualitative results of their actions. This in turn helps stakeholders to make data-led decisions and optimise for all constraints. Through every stage the data assets are governed by the industry practice standards in a robust and transparent manner.
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Desired skills and experience
This role initially is for 9 months and will be reporting to the Head of Data Science, which will be delivered remotely to start with. The post holder will be required to travel to CDP’s London office from time to time when it reopens.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom.
Salary and benefits: Competitive, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, training and development, flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Before you apply
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To apply please email your CV and cover letter explaining your suitability for the role to [email protected] with ‘SQL Data Engineer, Your First name, Surname’ in the subject by Monday 15th March 2021.