Data Engineer

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Job Description


Glasgow or Edinburgh
Hymans Robertson LLP is a leading financial services company employing 1,000 people across the UK. Our clients are employers, trustees and financial services institutions. We offer independent pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services as well as data and technology solutions. This is your opportunity to play a key role within our Insights & Analytics practice focused on the delivery of platforms and processes that enable the effective use of data by the wider business.

Our firm invests in the very latest technologies to facilitate the delivery of our ground-breaking business solutions. Our team are passionate about working at the cutting edge and you will have the chance to work with the most up to date Microsoft tools and technologies on Azure. You will be part of a team that employs an agile approach to software design and implementation.

The Opportunity The role sits within a new Digital Accelerator team which will focus on the modernisation and continuous improvement of digital propositions within our Pensions consultancy business. This is a multi-disciplinary team where you will be able to showcase your abilities in data engineering and business intelligence. You will play an influential role and contribute to the company’s wider data strategy.

  • Your initial focus will be on modernising an existing key business solution, reverse engineering and rearchitecting for Azure.
  • You will be involved in designing and implementing systems to effectively handle large volumes of data and integrate cleanly with other systems.
  • You will take a pragmatic, well-structured approach to designing and developing solutions while keeping in mind the firm’s Information Security standards, policies and procedures.
  • You will be a member of the company’s data engineering expert group which aims to keep abreast of the latest developments in Azure data tooling, promoting best practice and guidance to the wider business.
  • We love learning at Hymans so you will have freedom and flexibility to look at new technology and bring your own stamp to what we are doing.
About You
You will be comfortable working as part of a team, as well as having the initiative to explore solutions on your own. The position offers an excellent opportunity for a commercially experienced data engineer to work with the latest tools whilst also contributing to architectural and technical design decisions. You will also enjoy collaborating with software developers, modellers, core IT and the wider business to deliver high quality solutions.

In order to succeed in and enjoy this role, you will either be working with Azure tools already or have an established background in Microsoft SQL database technologies and be excited about transitioning these skills to the cloud.

Highly Desirable
  • Comfortable dealing with large volumes of data, generally time series and numeric data
  • Established background in SQL database technologies
  • Experience of or willing to learn the following technologies:
Azure Databricks Azure Synapse Analytics Azure DW Azure SQL DB Azure Data Factory Azure Data Lake Gen 2
  • Experience building robust, production ready, scalable data pipelines
  • Familiarity with optimising strategies, pipeline architectures, data sets and ETL/ELT processes
  • Confidence to engage constructively in a multi-disciplined team environment
Great to have
  • Experience or familiarity with some of the following:
Spark
BI visualisation tools such as Power BI or similar
Coding in R, Python, Scala or .net
Microsoft Power Apps
Modelling and data science practices
NoSQL technologies
  • Understanding and experience of provisioning APIs for data consumption
  • Familiarity with continuous integration, continuous delivery, agile methodologies and Azure DevOps

You will likely be: Passionate about technology including the Hymans chosen technology stack (Microsoft development stack, Azure Cloud computing, Data Science technologies)
  • Self-motivated with a drive to learn and share knowledge
  • Focused on continuous learning and improvement
  • An effective communicator and a great team player
  • Able to forge strong and professional relationships at all levels
  • Able to think expansively and seek new perspective

In Return we offer:
  • A highly competitive salary
  • Award winning benefits package
  • Shared values – confident, friendly, partnering & straightforward
  • Exceptional learning & development opportunities
  • Excellent working environment with a strong social scene
  • Opportunities to give back through volunteering initiatives


So in summary, you can expect a highly competitive salary and an award winning comprehensive benefits package, including full study support where applicable, a share of the firm’s profits, good work life balance, ability to buy and sell holidays, your birthday off and huge array of other flexible benefits. The firm is committed to the personal and career development of all employees and this position offers excellent growth potential within a dynamic and growing organisation.
Hymans Robertson is committed to equal opportunities and inclusion. We welcome all applications regardless of race, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, pregnancy & maternity, marriage & civil partnership, sexual orientation or age. Start your journey with Hymans Robertson now by clicking on the apply button.

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  • Job Id
    JD1599503
  • Industry
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  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Education
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