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Are you a Data Engineer with a passion for developing data solutions using cutting-edge technologies?
Do you want to use your data skills and experience to help deliver integrated citizen services which deliver improved outcomes for the most vulnerable in society?
Are you looking for ongoing professional development, working towards new qualifications while helping build and design modern cloud-based products to support DWP's data-centric ambitions?DWP. Digital with Purpose.
We're looking for two Data Engineers to join our community of experts within the Data as a Service team here at DWP Digital.
Data-as-a-Service is a division of nearly 200 colleagues located across 5 DWP Digital Hubs. We specialise in engineering, manufacturing and delivering critical live Data Products and Data Services in DWP, and externally to other Government Departments, Local Government, Executive Agencies and Arms-Length Bodies.
DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year, ensuring support for the most vulnerable people in our society.
We're using fresh ideas, big data and leading-edge technologies to transform government services and create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.
The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.
Data. Work. Projects.
Our agile multi-disciplinary teams use, agile philosophies, best in practice and cloud technologies to tangibly improve the outcomes for millions of citizens across the country. As our newest Data Engineer you'll help us deliver proactive, innovative and insightful data products.
DWP Data Engineers work closely with stakeholders to development and maintain modern robust data pipelines, products and services.
You'll review and transform business requirements into reusable production ready code.
You'll integrate a variety of source data, using your judgement and guidance to determine the appropriate approach.
You'll conduct proof of concept and discovery, and provide expert advice and recommendations
You'll play an active role in code development activities for delivery of data transformation products.
You'll develop automated data ingest routines, workflows, and mappings for structured and unstructured data.
You'll also have access to whatever learning you need to grow your skills and career, supported by the team and by our expert data community.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
Skills in building and deploying efficient, scalable, automated ETL/ELT pipelines.
Knowledge and experience of designing and developing data solutions on either public cloud or on premise
Experience of one or more Programming Languages - SQL/Python etc
Knowledge of data modelling and database design concepts
Experience of distributed version control tools, and awareness of modern code deployment methods (CI/CD)
Experience of working in an agile environmentDetails. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in one of our digital hubs based in Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, Newcastle or Sheffield.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model, with a mix of office and home working.
In return for your skills, we offer competitive pay of up to £37,285.
You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%.
You'll get a generous leave package starting at 24 days, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.
We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Time off for volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.Process.
Stage 1: Application
Stage 2: Interview
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