Date Posted: 2019-11-06 | | Expires: 2019-12-06

Data Engineer

Job Description

We are an international company with offices in the UK, Portugal, and US. The Virtual Forge works with organisations to create digital and technology platforms to drive transformation, develop capabilities and deliver digital and transactional experiences that build business around the world. We are looking for a talented Data Engineer to work with us on our international team.

You will be based on our offices nearby Bath

We are seeking a Data Engineer to join our growing team. This person will be responsible for working across several Data Warehousing, Reporting, and Data Integration projects, assisting with the development of data best practices and governance, building reporting infrastructure, creating ad-hoc reports, and helping to optimize data flow and collection.

The ideal candidate has knowledge of, and is excited to learn about all aspects of data from multiple complex sources and domains, and who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. The Data Engineer will support our developers, database architects, data analysts, and data scientists, and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistently present across projects. They will also support non-technical colleagues in the collection and appropriate use of data. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. The right candidate will be excited by data, cross system integration, traditional and non-traditional forms of ETL.


Data Modeling – evaluate structured and unstructured data, determine the most appropriate schema for new tables, fact tables, data marts, etc.
Data Integration – incorporate new business and system data into client Data Warehouses while maintaining enterprise best practices and adhering to data governance standards.
ETL and Reporting – apply business rules to data to migrate from source to target using ETL tools or scripting languages. Validate data to ensure quality. Collaborate with colleagues across the enterprise to scope requests. Extract data from various data sources, validate results, create relevant data visualizations, and share with requester. Develop dashboards and automate refreshes as appropriate.
Governance / Best Practices – adhere and contribute to enterprise data governance standards. Assemble large, complex data sets that meet business requirements.
KPI Development - Develop analytics that utilize data resources to provide actionable insights, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
Technical Support - Work with stakeholders including client and internal company teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.

Bachelor’s degree in computer related field
2-3 years of Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing experience, preferably across multiple domains and in-depth in at least 1
Proficient at integrating predictive and prescriptive models into applications and processes.
Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Strong analytic skills related to working with structured and unstructured datasets.
RDBMS - strong skills in SQL and MySQL.
Scripting - Python proficiency.

Experience with Big Data and Hadoop
Exposure to stream-processing systems
Exposure to object-oriented/object programming: Python, Java, etc
Exposure to visual analytics tools: QlikSense, Tableau, Power BI etc.
Data Science / Machine Learning experience
Familiarity with Agile methodology for development


Advanced SQL Data Mining Data Warehousing Hadoop Microsoft Power BI Python RDBMS

Language Requirements


Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

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United Kingdom
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Job Type

Full Time


#Computer Networking, Hardware and Software #Software Development

Job Location

United Kingdom - Bath, Bristol, Holt, Trowbridge


Engineering, Developer



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