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Data Engineer


Job Number: 24884

Location: Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent



There's no feeling quite like uniting tech lovers everywhere and we get to do it every single day. Connecting our people, our customers and our partners. We're a team of 41,000 colleagues working across nine countries to deliver excellence. Be part of framing the future with us. You'll certainly feel proud when you see what you can achieve here.

We’re iD Mobile, the UK’s fastest growing postpay mobile (MVNO) network ever. We launched in 2015, and already have over 1,000,000 postpay customers. We’re pretty sure our early success has a lot to do with our wide range of feature-packed plans. We offer everything from super-value Pay-as-you-go and SIM only deals, right up to the latest smartphones from the big-name manufacturers. 

The Business Intelligence team at iD Mobile plays a central role in ensuring that the business is able to exploit its considerable data assets, and is currently driving towards highly automated and scalable cloud based big data solutions. We are also leading the deployment of new analytics and data science capabilities that will transform the ways that our internal teams work with data. We recruited our first Data Engineer last year and they have had a big impact so far, winning ‘Rookie of the Year’ award & recently being appointed as iD Mobile’s first Data Scientist. We are now looking for an additional Data Engineer to continue to grow our capacity further.


As part of this role, you'll be responsible for:


  • The delivery of tactical BI products on a cloud platform. You’ll act as the Subject Matter Expert and partner with stakeholders to ensure the pipeline of BI support requests are delivered. Your products will provide insights that will optimize business performance, improve customer experience and profitability.
  • Engaging with stakeholders at all stages of the data engineering lifecycle, planning, designing and building BI solutions for each piece of demand, sourcing new data feeds or using shared data assets, writing code, and building the ETL. 
  • Working with the BI team on collaborative projects, share data assets to optimize how we contribute to projects. 
  • Actively contributing towards improving overall service of the Data Engineering team – bringing your own best practise for cloud based BI solutions.


Desired Skills & Qualifications:


  • Degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science or Cloud engineering certifications are advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Telco data, models and metrics would be great.
  • Extensive working knowledge and experience with ETL / Data Integration tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of  Python, SQL, & R. 

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:


  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Free on-site Gym
  • Discretionary/Performance Based Bonus
  • Colleague Discounts (Shopping, Cinema vouchers etc)


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.