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Senior Data Engineer

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Req ID:
R-12759
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Category:
Data Analysis, Engineering and Science
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Remote position - 
No
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Location:
Abbots Bromley

About us

Direct Line Group is one of the UK's largest insurance companies and home to some of the best-known brands including Direct Line, Churchill and Green Flag. We are going through an exciting transformation to be the top tier data-driven organisation in the UK's General Insurance market.

What you'll do:

  • You'll focus on delivering amazing products and service to our customers and our people
  • You'll build tools and infrastructure (cloud native) to support the engineering community, champion test-driven and quality first engineering practices
  • You will need to collaborate across multiple technology and teams as part of your role, whilst maintaining delivery and outcome focus
  • You will embrace an agile operating model working in cross-functional teams
  • Maintain data engineering communities and capability around engineering best practices, focussing on quality and future skills build
  • You will mentor other chaptees
  • As part of the Data Chapter, you will work under the supervision of a Chapter Area Lead

What you'll need:

  • You will provide steer on future direction, coupled with commercial understanding
  • Alignment to the DLG Behaviours: (e.g. being curious, empowering teams, building trust and encouraging simplicity)
  • Hands-on data engineering experience, experience delivering large-scale transformation programs
  • Hands-on experience with cloud native development of data lakes or platforms
  • Understanding of Agile principles, practices and tools like Jira and Confluence
  • End-to-end mindset with equal focus on delivery and operational aspects
  • Team player
  • Experience in leadership, team management or mentoring
  • Curiosity to experiment and improve whilst staying aligned on outcomes
  • To embrace a culture of feedback, with the goal of continuous improvement of self and others
  • An interest in staying abreast with, and understanding new technologies as the landscape changes over time
  • Must-have technical skills: Python, PySpark, AWS, Amazon DocumentDB, SQL
  • Desired technical skills: Snowflake, MongoDB

Ways of Working

Here at Direct Line Group, we recognise the importance of flexibility, not only in our personal lives but also in the way we work. Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone.

How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you. You can find out more about our flexible working approach or please get in touch with the team to discuss.

Benefits

We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer such excellent benefits designed to suit you as and when you need them:

  • Pension
  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance

Life at Direct Line Group

Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we're committed to making DLG a truly inclusive place to work.

We recognise and embrace that people work in different ways and we'll always adapt as much as possible so you have the best and most comfortable working environment that we can offer. We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, can bring real potential to DLG.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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