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Data Engineer

Brighton, Sussex
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

The role of the Data Engineer is to be responsible for primary data focused tasks on the data platform.

Core Accountabilities

  • Responsible for primary data focused build tasks on the data platform such as the ingestion and modelling of data
  • Transforming of high level design and data models (from Data Engineering Solution Lead) into detailed designs
  • Producing documentation for solutions
  • Facilitating handover of completed developments to platform support team
  • Provision of 3rd line support and issue resolution, including hypercare of recently released products

Outputs / Deliverables

  • Design, build, test and maintain data management systems making sure they meet business requirements and user needs
  • Deliver services that are automated, reliable and secure
  • Working closely with Date Engineering Solution Lead, Data Architect, Data Scientists and relevant service users
  • Recommend ways to improve data efficiency and reliability
  • Provide ongoing support and problem resolution for completed developments
  • Using sound judgement, evidence and knowledge to arrive at accurate, expert and professional decisions and advice
  • Seeking out and implementing solutions that achieve best mix of quality and effectiveness for least outlay
  • Is aware of the need to translate technical concepts into non-technical language and understands what communication is required to internal and external stakeholders
  • Undertakes data profiling and source system analysis and can present clear insights to colleagues to support the end use of the data
  • Designs, builds and tests data products based on feeds from multiple systems using a range of different storage technologies and/or access methods. Creates repeatable and reusable products
  • Delivers data solutions in accordance with agreed organisational standards that ensure services are resilient, scalable and future-proof
  • Understands the concepts and principles of data modelling and is able to produce, maintain and update relevant data models for specific business needs. Reverse engineers data models from a live system.
  • Designs, codes, tests, corrects and documents simple programs or scripts under the direction of others.
  • Understands core technical concepts related to their role and is able to apply them with guidance
  • Correctly executes test scripts under supervision. Understands the role of testing and how it works.
  • Aware of opportunities for innovation with new tools and uses of data
  • Works with metadata repositories to complete complex tasks such as data and systems integration impact analysis.
  • Maintains a repository to ensure information remains accurate and up to date
  • Aware of the types of problems in databases, data processes, data products and services

Key interfaces

  • IT
  • Data
  • TPR-F
  • MT
  • AE (TOM21)
  • TPR Data Panel
  • TPR Information Management Forum
  • Heads of TPR business units
  • Corporate governance
  • IT Development Manager
  • AE delivery team
  • FLR team
  • RP team
  • HR team
  • IMF
  • PMF
  • MI Network
  • Data privacy / security team


  • TPR values and ways of working
  • Regulation principles and best practice
  • Data Protection Act/Freedom of Information principles
  • GDPR
  • Standard Office IT software applications
  • Relevant IT software applications
  • Pension market trends and issues
  • Technical Knowledge:
  • Ability to interpret strategic plans to support BAU
  • Appropriate IT awareness and knowledge of toolsets
  • Data strategy principles
  • Business processes and analysis
  • Understanding of Master Data Management
  • Understanding of enterprise CRM


  • Innovation
  • Open to change and improvement
  • Communicating with clarity, integrity and enthusiasm
  • Effective planning with attention to detail
  • Time Management
  • Prioritising
  • Awareness of data security and risk management
  • Building supportive, trusting and professional relationships

Technical Skills

  • Communicating between technical and non-technical
  • Data analysis and synthesis
  • Data development processes
  • Data integration design
  • Data modelling
  • Programming and build (data engineering)
  • Technical understanding (data engineering)
  • Testing
  • Data innovation
  • Metadata management
  • Problem resolution (data)

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  • Job Reference: 702714848-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Steria Recruitment
    Steria Recruitment
  • Location: Brighton, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent