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Senior Data Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
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Digital transformation is at the heart of delivering Reimagine, our new global strategy. We are launching InDigital at Jaguar Land Rover. InDigital is the driving force to transform our business, powered by data and technology.

Our vision is to become a digital leader. We know what it means to be cutting edge - our application of graph technology and intelligent automation is already award-winning. We also know developing talented people is vital to our digital strategy. We've had team members go from graduate induction to presenting to our Board, as well as representing Jaguar Land Rover at external events.

The InDigital team deliver real impact at a global scale. We innovate, move fast, and learn fast. We're growing diverse teams and working with the best tech partners around. We're building great talent and creating a flexible, fun, meaningful environment for them, and you, to thrive.


This role will undertake data engineering for digital projects ensuring data is trusted, accurate and timely. The Senior Data Engineer will own the structure elements of data, including data storage, data piping and interfacing with digital platforms, manage all data aspects related to data layers of the digital product, participate in data requirements modelling and testing and define the flow of data from input through to storage, including interfaces with analytics tools or end-user software.

This role will support the design, management, checking, and engineering of a diverse range of data using a variety of tools to achieve consistent data sharing across the organisation. You'll also be required to lead small sub-teams through data engineering assignments. Translate business problems into data analytics requirements and solutions that deliver value through analysing and processing data, building and maintaining models and report templates, and developing dynamic, data-driven solutions.

You will be responsible for the design, creation, test and maintain data pipelines to support InDigital projects. As a Senior Data Engineer, you will identify, design and implement process improvements in data pipelines. Automating manual processes, increase scalability, reduce run time and optimise cost. You will be building the infrastructure required to support the running of data pipelines and data warehouses that are cost-effective, robust and scalable, whilst building analytical tools and solutions to support the business in data driven decision making and actionable insights. You will help translate business problems into data analytics requirements and solutions that deliver value through analysing and processing data, building and maintaining models and report templates, and developing dynamic, data-driven solutions.


You must have the ability to design, create, test and maintain data pipelines to support analytics projects. Through these projects, you must be able to assemble complex datasets for a range of applications and teams across the business. Having the ability to identify, design and implement processes of improvements in data pipelines.

Previous experience working in a team in one of the following functions: data analytics, software or application development, database development, the experience of designing data models/data architecture and experience in creating tests; unit testing, data quality tests, assumption testing.

* Previous experience and knowledge of modern programming languages & scripts
* 3+ Year of Python or equivalent (i.e. Java) development experience
* 3+ year SQL development and experience in relational or NO--SQL databases
* Ability to operate the Google Cloud platform thoroughly

* Ability to communicate complex data or technical concepts to non-technical internal clients
* Proven ability to lead small teams in technical assignments
* Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills

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Our way of thinking goes further: we think ahead. We look at where the world is going and we make sure we're in position to make a difference. It's the kind of thinking that has already delivered innovations such as a steering wheel that knows you better than you know yourself, sensors that adapt your drive and the world's first off-road connected car. If you think like us, just think how far you could go.


Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

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