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Senior Data Engineer

Employer
SSE
Location
Scotland, Aberdeen
Salary
£40600 - £61000 per annum + Performance related bonus
Closing date
10 Jun 2024
Reference
549084

Job Details

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

Base Location: Flexible, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our key Scottish sites, which includes but is not limited to:- Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness.

Salary: £40,600 - £61,000 + performance related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

As a Senior Data Engineer, you'll develop and optimise data pipelines, across the Microsoft data capability stack but most notably in the new Fabric data platform. You'll work closely with data architects, developers and other key stakeholders to drive innovation and enhance data-driven decision-making processes.

Reporting to the Lead Data Engineer, you'll be part of a growing team delivering innovative data solutions to teams across the business.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:

- Leading the design and implementation of sophisticated data models and pipelines to support our analytics platform, working with our internal teams and 3rd party service providers.

- Collaborating effectively with data management teams to uphold data governance and security standards.

- Optimising data solutions using Azure and ensuring seamless production integration with robust testing and deployment strategies.

- Fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation across all data engineering activities.

- Engaging with business stakeholders to translate complex requirements into scalable data solutions.

What do I Need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Excellent technical computing, analysis, design and development skills to a proven professional level.

- Experience with designing, building, and operating analytics solutions using Azure cloud technologies.

- Demonstrable use of specific Azure data related resources including: Data Factory, Databricks, Storage Account (Data Lake / Delta Lake), SQL Database, SQL Data Warehouse (Dedicated SQL Pool).

- Experience of working at a senior level within a data engineering team taking on responsibility for: Designing and building new data models. Designing and building appropriate extract-transform-load (ETL) pipelines for required data. Engineering robust solution components. Undertaking testing/QA; producing standards documentation for the wider team, undertaking code reviews and other assurance related activities.

- Experience with Azure DevOps. Lead on all best practices and standards in terms of source repository control, CI/CD and change control.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Laura on 01738 341814.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

Company

We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.

Website: careers.sse.com

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