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NS Senior Data Engineer (Bristol)

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Closing date
3 Mar 2023

Job Details

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Senior Data Engineer

The Data Engineer designs, develops, and configures software based on traditional RDBMS and/or Big Data approaches to deliver data driven projects and solutions. The data engineer understands how data is used, manipulated and processed and combines these skills to create innovative solutions to business problems.

Desired Skills

  • 3 years+ in data engineering
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with cloud technologies: especially AWS
  • Experience with Big data technologies: experience of scaling code/ infrastructure
  • Experience of working with SQL and No SQL data stores
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Experience with developing data pipelines and data orchestration tools

Common role accountabilities

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of schedule and endeavours to estimate accurately and deliver according to those estimates
  • Demonstrates skill and adeptness in team collaboration, technical discussion and negotiation
  • Continually increases personal understanding of the data domain, technical concepts, methods and measurements that underpin the Engineering disciplines and practices of BAE Systems
  • Delivers code and configured middleware, as well as supporting artefacts, which fulfil supplied requirements
  • Works from high level designs and/or requirements to create low level design artefacts which can be delivered by relevant team members
  • Exploits appropriate methods, languages, libraries, tools, and techniques and applies these to engineering tasks to realise the most effective outcome
  • Ensures that all artefacts are produced to defined standards where standards exist, and to withstand professional scrutiny in any case
  • Ensures that high quality and delivery standards are met and consistently delivers quality code on time and within estimate.

Applicants to this role must be amenable to obtain UK Government security clearance

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Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to more than 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. With a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses from advanced threats, we work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data. We use the latest technologies, best practices and processes – combined with expertise gained from over forty years of application – to empower customers to detect and defend against the latest threats, transform their organisations, and secure their communications across multiple domains.

Everything we do creates a safer future. In a new age of cyber threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world, to create and deliver intelligent global solutions across a dynamic technological landscape.  

The nature of our business means that we’re constantly looking for the very best people to fulfil our ambitions, and help you realise yours.

We’ve built a place that supports the changing needs of our multi-cultural, diverse, global workforce and we believe everyone can make a difference.

Careers webpage: Careers | BAE Systems






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