Job details

Senior Data Engineer

Job reference: 003689

Closing date: 31/01/2021

Salary: Competitive

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

We are looking for a professional Data Engineer with a minimum of 5 years of experience to bring in-depth technical knowledge and demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills.

You will have a large amount of autonomy to do what is needed to succeed, a clear and meaningful purpose and backing to demonstrate mastery of the trade. You will also have the support and freedom to employ industry-leading engineering practices, with a clear focus on customer needs.

Your Responsibilities as a Senior Engineer

As a Data Engineer you are integral to the success of a data driven business. You will work in a cross-functional Agile team, orchestrating automated pipelines using (big) data tools/architecture and seeing changes through into production. You will be working within a cloud-based environment and therefore experience in this area is ideal.

By delivering data that is reliable, trustworthy and highly available you will develop into a data engineering superstar, confident that with each release that the codebase will perform up to the highest quality standards. During every stage of development, you will focus on security and performance. You will not be afraid to challenge ideas and opinions to avoid pitfalls and inefficient solutions.

In this role you will:

  • Create robust and automated pipelines to ingest and process structured and unstructured data from source systems into analytical platforms using batch and streaming mechanisms leveraging cloud-native toolset
  • Implement custom applications using tools such as Kinesis, Lambda and other AWS tools as required to address streaming use cases
  • Engineer and supports data structures including but not limited to SQL and NoSQL database
  • Be technically adept and have a deep hands-on knowledge of software engineering patterns, practices and architectural principles.
  • Be highly motivated, driven and adaptable.
  • Be passionate about learning.
  • Have experience providing mentorship for team members.
  • Take pride in well-written, quality code
  • Have demonstrable experience in maintaining strong technical standards in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be able to recognise and deliver against business needs.
  • Have familiarity with Pair Programming, and an interest in helping to grow the skills of your fellow engineers.

Technologies you will be familiar with:

Cloud fundamentals – preferably several of the following on AWS: S3, IAM, EC2, Cloudwatch etc, EMR, Glue, DynamoDB, Athena, Lake Formation, Redshift, Sagemaker, Lambda. Plus some of the following: Teradata EDW (not essential), Airflow, PowerBI or similar visualisation tools, Test Driven Development (TDD), Version control systems (preferably Git), Experience of centralising data within a service oriented architecture, Grafana or similar monitoring/alerting tools

About N Brown

Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones. It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, your work with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives.

What’s in it for you?

As Data Engineer here at N Brown you will receive a competitive salary of up to £60,000 per annum (DOE) plus pension scheme, life assurance, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, in addition to taking advantage of a holiday purchase scheme! You will benefit from our flexible working hours and fantastic location based in the heart of the northern quarter, Manchester. You will receive fantastic employee discount on our products, a discounted share purchase scheme and access to our Employee Assistance Programme and much more!


We are proud to be N Brown.