Job ID 363944
Are you looking for a role in Data Engineering? Do you want to develop data solutions using cutting-edge technologies?
Want to grow your skills in leading cloud and big data technologies and build better services for millions of users?
Interested in a mix of home and office working, pay up to £39,777, a pension worth 27% of salary, flexible working hours and a great work-life balance? DWP. Digital with Purpose.
We're looking for Junior Data Engineers to join our community of experts in DWP Digital.
We're using fresh ideas, big data and leading-edge technologies to transform government services, and create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.
The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.
We're keen to hear from applicants with a Data Engineering related degree who can demonstrate the essential criteria, as well as people with direct experience in Data Engineer jobs.
Data. Work. Projects.
Our Data Engineers work as part of multidisciplinary teams to develop and deliver proactive, innovative and insightful data products and services, using agile philosophies and cloud technologies.
You'll learn all about DWP's Data Architecture and Data Engineering principles and standards. You'll help us develop systems that are fit for purpose, and play an active role in code development for delivery of our data products.
The work you do, and the services you help build and modernise, will change how DWP works and tangibly improve the outcomes for millions of citizens across the country.
You'll also be an active member of our expert, supportive DWP Data practice. It's a brilliant place to grow your skills and career with some of the best data brains in the UK.
We want you to be at the top of your game, so we're committed to helping you develop your skills with leading and emerging technologies, on the job and through training.
You'll have chance to work towards certifications, access self-development platforms and get coaching/mentoring from our expert network of data and digital professionals.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
Experience in building and deploying efficient, scalable, automated ETL/ELT pipelines
An understanding of designing and developing data products and services on public cloud – AWS/Azure/GCP
Experience of one or more Programming Languages – eg SQL, Python
Awareness of data modelling and data storage design concepts to enable performant loading and querying of data to support different access patterns
Experience of distributed version control tools, and awareness of modern code deployment methods (CI/CD)Details. Wages. Perks.
We have roles in Birmingham, Blackpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Leeds and London.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model, with a mix of office and home working.
In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of £34,173 – £37,285 (national) / £39,150 – £39,777 (London).
You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%.
You'll get a generous leave package, rising to 31 days over time, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.
We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Time off for volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunitiesCLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application