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Data Engineer

IRIS- Networx Services
48833.00 - 53833.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Data Engineering

Data Engineer

GBP48,833 - GBP53,833 per annum

Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk

Permanent, Full Time

Our client has an opportunity for a Data Engineer to join their IT Team. This role is responsible for designing, implementing, managing, and improving their data platform.

The role requires working collaboratively across Technology and Data teams and with Data platform stakeholders to ensure they are unlocking their data potential to enable insights that improve their tenant experience and achieve operational efficiencies.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Define and manage a roadmap for the Data platform

  • Implement data flows and pipelines to build out a comprehensive data platform

  • Migrate and decommission their on-premise Data Warehouse

  • Collaborate with Technology and Data team colleagues to proactively share Data engineering knowledge, best practices and remove single points of failure

  • Ensure effective technical controls are in place to safeguard our data

  • Keep up to date on new technologies and identify opportunities to apply them within Saffron to solve business problems

  • Build strong relationships with the Technology, Data and Change team and Data platform stakeholders

  • Ensure the availability, reliability, and integrity of the overall Data platform service

Please see the full list of responsibilities on the Role Profile attached.

Their ideal candidate will meet the below criteria:


  • Experience of designing, implementing, and managing a data platform in Azure

  • Experience implementing solutions using Azure Data Factory, SSIS, Azure SQL Server, MSSQL

  • Experience of migrating on-premise Data Warehouses to Azure

  • Experience of designing and implementing Azure Network architecture

  • Experience implementing, monitoring, and improving data pipelines

  • Experience of implementing Backup and restore approaches to meet defined recovery point and recovery time objectives

  • Experience of implementing appropriate audit logging, error handling, monitoring and alerting of Data platform components to ensure resilience, availability and proactive problem solving

  • Experience developing architecture, technical and standard operating procedure documentation for data processing

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills - able to communicate and present in a clear, succinct, and compelling manner, including communicating complex technology issues to non-technical colleagues


  • Relevant Microsoft certifications: e.g. Azure Data Engineer Associate, Azure Database Administrator Associate, or similar.

  • Experience of working with PowerBI, SSRS, Kingswaysoft, Azure Managed Instances

  • Experience of DevOps and MLOps

  • Experience working with Data from Microsoft Dynamics CE and F&O

Please see the full list of skill criteria on the Role Profile attached.

The Company

They are a housing association based in Norfolk providing quality homes and services to people across the county and in Suffolk.

They manage over 6,000 homes including affordable homes for those in housing need who cannot afford to rent or buy in the open market.

They offer specialist homes for older and vulnerable adults and are committed to providing new homes to help solve the housing crisis.

They have a huge commitment to their employees. They want the team to be happy, empowered, motivated and feel proud to be part of the community. They know by having great people they can do a great job for their tenants. They trust their staff to do the right thing and they are looking for people whose values are aligned with theirs (PACE - Professional, Accountable, Collaborative and Evolving).

You will have the freedom to learn and grow. They are passionate about investing in their people, providing them with the skills they need now, and for their future aspirations. They do this by offering a blend of learning opportunities, including their innovative e-learning platform where learning is self-directed allowing people to learn what they want, when they want to.

As an inclusive employer, they are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and have a zero tolerance policy relating to discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

They aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Community.

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