Vacancy ID:  34265

Data Engineering Manager

London - North Acton


Our passion at Currys is helping everyone enjoy the latest tech. We’re proud of the service levels we provide for our customers – online, in-store or in their homes. And it’s all down to our people, 30,000+ capable and committed colleagues, learning together, growing together, making us amazing and celebrating the wins.

ID Mobile, our MVNO are looking for a Data Engineering Manager to lead their Data Engineering team. 


Key Responsibilities

•    Take responsibilities for Data Modelling - work with the broader data community to align the deliverables of the engineering team with the business needs.
•    Own the overall Data Pipelines feeding the Data Model. This is, leading the process of gathering requirements from data owner, building data ingestion point, data transformation solutions, posting of data to appropriate tables and managing access to them.
•    Develop solution with the scope of supporting the Data Science and Data Analytics teams.
•    Take charge of the service maturity of the Data Engineering team – develop best practise for cloud based BI solutions that will serve as guideline across business-wide Data functions.
•    Promote innovative alternatives to already existing solutions with scope to increase performance and reduce overhead.
•    Work with both technical and non-technical stakeholders to deliver insights, as well as significantly reduce resource overhead through automation.


Key Skills

•    Advanced experience in a Data Engineering with demonstrable experience of building end-to-end ETL/BI products
•    Extensive experience with ETL / Data Integration tools, and an in-depth understanding of ETL concepts
•    Expert level knowledge of at least two is essential – Python, SQL, R
•    Expert knowledge of automation processes and version control tools 
•    Experience working on cloud platforms in a sandbox-type environment 
•    Previous experience working within the BI team for a Telco business would be ideal
•    Strong communication skills

We're one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits, including:

•    Onsite gym with free membership
•    Onsite subsidised canteen and starbucks
•    Competitive pension scheme
•    Staff discounts and offers.


Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. Training plans are a given, and you'll have access to additional e-learning resources to really see your career develop in the way you want. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.