Data Engineer

#R-00154937
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Contract
Permanent - Full Time
Brand
NatWest Group
Job category
Insights & Analytics - Business Strategy & Delivery
Posted
20/12/2021

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This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.

Join us as a Data Engineer

  • This is an exciting opportunity to use your technical expertise to collaborate with colleagues and build effortless, digital first customer experiences
  • You’ll be simplifying the bank through developing innovative data driven solutions, inspiring to be commercially successful through insight, and keeping our customers and the bank safe and secure
  • Participating actively in the data engineering community, you’ll deliver opportunities to support our strategic direction while building your network across the bank

What you'll do

We’ll look to you to drive value for the customer through modelling, sourcing and data transformation. You’ll be working closely with core technology and architecture teams to deliver strategic data solutions, while driving Agile and DevOps adoption in the delivery of data engineering.

We’ll also expect you to be:

  • Delivering the automation of data engineering pipelines through the removal of manual stages
  • Developing comprehensive knowledge of the bank’s data structures and metrics, advocating change where needed for product development
  • Educating and embedding new data techniques into the business through role modelling, training and experiment design oversight
  • Delivering data engineering strategies to build a scalable data architecture and customer feature rich dataset for data scientists
  • Developing solutions for streaming data ingestion and transformations in line with streaming strategy

The skills you'll need

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be an intermediate level programmer and Data Engineer with a qualification in Computer Science or Software Engineering. You’ll also need a strong understanding of data usage and dependencies with wider teams and the end customer, as well as a proven track record in extracting value and features from large scale data.

You should have significant prior experience using cloud infrastructure in a Data engineering context with exposure to CI or CD approaches and tools such as Gitbucket, and ideally experience in a Financial services sector setting.

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • Experience of ETL technical design, automated data quality testing, QA and documentation, data warehousing, data modelling and data wrangling
  • Extensive experience using RDMS, ETL pipelines, Python, Hadoop and SQL
  • A good understanding of modern code development practices
  • Good critical thinking and proven problem solving abilities

It would be ideal if you have experience of using Oracle, Unix scripting, Java, cloud, API, NoSQL and Kafka.

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.