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  • BI Data Engineer

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive plus benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday To Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 27-May-2021
  • Job reference: 32617

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Job Description

Are you looking for the opportunity to Lead? Are you a Lead Data Engineer who is looking for a challenging opportunity, working within one of the largest in-house technology teams across the UK. If so this might be for you!  

The Lead Data Engineer’s role will present the opportunity and autonomy to create new processes that will improve validation and prioritisation of the backlog of data engineering work to be performed as well as deliver against our ambitious roadmap.

This role is integral to ensuring we deliver the best possible customer value for our external customers! 

What you’ll do

On a day to day basis, we believe the tasks that will be carried out will be as follows, however, we are aware there may be much more you might want to make your own! 

In line with the group strategy, manage and execute a proactive data engineering plan and process.
Provide data engineering service across the group. (Tool Station, TP, BSS, Keyline, CCF).
Accountable for defining objectives for and measuring benefits (OKRs) for your prioritised initiatives to ensure we deliver superior and consistent data experiences for our customers.

You will own the data engineering road map to ensure we deliver a comprehensive data library made up of internal and external data to ensure we deliver the greatest possible value to our customers and the business.

- Responsible for delivering a robust data engineering and ingestion framework.
- Responsible for setting up and executing the correct level of data governance on the data platform.
- Management of a team of a data engineering team/steward
- Ability to be hands on when required with the right skills
- Responsible for a significant budget.

Is this you?

Do you thrive by the challenge of working in an agile environment? Do you have experience of working within a digitally focussed organisation? Are you customer focussed and possess the skills to communicate clear workflows as well setting best in class standards?

Are you comfortable managing a range of Data Engineers and BI Architects? Have you previously inspired product development teams by setting ambitious goals and plans? 

If so, we're keen to hear from you whether you have previously been in a similar position or looking for the opportunity to grow and develop into your next role?

What’s in it for you?

We are one of the largest employers of Technology professionals in the area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and are working with the best of breed software/applications as well as building bespoke innovative solutions utilising real time streaming and microservices to support our £6.9 billion company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in Technology will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning Technology professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

You’ll be supported by some fantastic training and development and have the opportunity to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group. 

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
- Competitive bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.
With over 10 businesses, 20,000 colleagues and more than 1,700 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!

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