Data Engineer


Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£50,000 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Bristol Waste Company are responsible for refuse and recycling collection, street cleansing and waste disposal for the people of Bristol.
  • The Data Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the data infrastructure at Bristol Waste Company.
  • Generous annual leave package with 25 days annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays.
Job Requirements/Description

Hours: 40 per week, Monday - Friday

Purpose of the role:

The Data Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the data infrastructure at Bristol Waste Company. This includes the creation and optimisation of a data lake/warehouse, ensuring efficient data management and integration across the organisation. The role will support data-driven decision-making by providing robust and scalable data solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain data infrastructure including data lakes and data warehouses to support business analytics and reporting needs.
  • Develop ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes to integrate data from various sources into the data lake/warehouse.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity by implementing data validation and cleansing processes.
  • Collaborate with Data Analysts and other stakeholders to understand data requirements and deliver suitable data solutions.
  • Optimise data storage and retrieval processes to enhance performance and scalability.
  • Manage and monitor data pipelines, ensuring they run efficiently and troubleshoot any issues that arise.
  • Implement data governance practices to ensure compliance with data security and protection regulations.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of data architectures, data flows, and processes.
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts to enhance data management practices and infrastructure.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to other team members on data engineering best practices

Essential Requirements for the Role:

  • Proven experience in data engineering, data architecture, or related fields.
  • Strong knowledge of data warehousing concepts and experience with cloud-based data storage solutions (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
  • Proficient and experienced in SQL databases
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python, Java etc
  • Familiarity with data governance and data security best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex data issues.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Our Benefits:

  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave package with 25 days annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Support for Mental Health, we have an BUPA Employee Assistance Programme that provides support in a variety of different areas such as Mental Health, Financial and Family related topics. We also have Mental Health First Aiders across the business.
  • Support for your Physical Health with our BUPA Health Cash Plan (we cover the cost of coverage for you), Cycle to Work scheme and an onsite Physiotherapist. All free for our colleagues.
  • Because we value our colleagues so much, we want to recruit more employees just like them. Which is why we have our employee referral scheme.
  • Dedicated learning and development team. We take pride in developing our colleagues and some examples of this include our In-House Driver Development Programme and internal promotions. Many of our Senior Leadership Team have developed from Operational roles, such as one of our Contract Managers who started as a Street Cleanser.
  • Employee recognition awards and long service awards. To celebrate our colleagues wherever they are on their journey with us. We recognise and celebrate talent.
  • Flexible working, we recognise that everyone is different and strive to create an environment that supports all colleagues. We have introduced a hybrid working model where possible and actively encourage part-time working, job sharing and flexibility on hours. If this interests, you please do get in touch, and we can start a conversation.

 

Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£50,000 per annum

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