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Data Engineer

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We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our team on a 6-month fixed term contract

This is a remote role and you can be based anywhere in the UK although there will be an infrequent travel requirement to either Bristol or Leeds

As a Data Engineer it will be your job to optimise the Azure data warehouse environment that underpins the wider Data & Analytics team and ensure it continually develops to be suit the needs of the business.

Main Duties

  • Innovate through exploration, benchmarking, making recommendations, and implementing big data technologies for platforms.
  • Development and implementation of scripts for database maintenance, monitoring, performance tuning etc
  • Ensure the Azure data warehouse is optimised to meet business requirements.
  • Data governance is key – accuracy and lineage of data must be maintained.
  • Research and investigate alternative tools and techniques for improving the offering
  • Seek out new sources of data to enhance the team`s offering
  • Support the ongoing development of other members of the Data & Analytics team through sharing best practice and newly developed analytical techniques
  • Respond to adhoc requests from business managers and other key stakeholders

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Excellent SQL & PowerShell skills and a strong desire to master new and emerging technologies.
  • Expert in Azure data warehouse administration and optimisation, including efficient scaling and resource class management.
  • Strong understanding of Azure Data Factories & Functions.
  • Expert in data architecture, modelling and structuring solutions to suit the needs of the business – and query tuning of existing ETL/ELT processes.
  • Experience working with APIs to collect and manipulate data.
  • Demonstrable experience working with large and complex data sets as well as experience analyzing volumes of data.
  • Comfortable working with semi-structured data formats.
  • Programming experience in Python, R or similar would be beneficial.
  • Able to document your work to a high standard so others can pick it up and evolve on it to their needs.
  • Excellent communication skills - able to effectively articulate reasoning behind decisions made.
  • Degree educated in a numeric, scientific or engineering discipline or equivalent experience.

What do we do?

First Bus is one of the UK`s largest bus operators. Making journeys easier for our customers, we were the first national bus operator to accept contactless card payments across all of our services and our First Bus App is voted ‘best in class` amongst UK bus operators.

Our most recent investments are in new, state-of-the-art buses across our key networks. We work proactively with our local authority partners, making a positive impact on air quality, tackling congestion and improving customer experience.

We are focused on First Bus becoming a leader in the transition to a low-carbon future and are committed to operating a zero-emission bus fleet by 2035; we have pledged not to purchase any new diesel buses after December 2022.

We also operate the Aircoach network in Ireland. First Bus is a division of FirstGroup.

Interested? Click on apply and complete an application form!

First Bus welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive

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Published 2021-10-28

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