Head of Data Engineering

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Data & Analytics, IT, Media & Telecom
Salary: £105000.0
Contact name: Felicity Handley

Contact email: felicity.handley@clearwaterps.com
Job ref: 6711
Published: 28 days ago

A fantastic opportunity has a risen with our Financial Services client, for a Head of Data Engineering to join their growing team. The Head of Data Engineering will be responsible leading a team of data engineers to architect, develop and maintain a new data lakehouse solution and pipelines that drive the digital transformation initiatives and support business reporting requirements.


The Head of Data Engineering will be involved from the very beginning of the project and will have experience of Azure Data Lake and Databricks.

Key responsibilities for the Head of Data Engineering:

  • Define and drive the data engineering strategy and technical roadmap in alignment with the company's digital transformation goals.

  • guide and mentor a team of data engineers to design, develop, and deploy data pipelines and solutions that meet business needs.

  • head the development of the new solution with a small team, whilst being hands-on.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and translate them into technical solutions.

  • Architect and implement data platforms using Microsoft and Databricks technologies to support analytics, AI, machine learning, and other data-driven applications.

Key Responsibilities for the Head of Data Engineering:

  • 10 years+ Data Engineering experience, leading data engineering teams

  • demonstrable track record successful digital transformation initiatives involving data engineering and analytics.

  • Significant hands-on Microsoft Azure stack experience is a must: Data Lake, Data Factory, Synapse, Databricks, Power BI

  • evidence of delivering solutions at scale, on time and within budget.

  • background data warehousing, data architecture, data modelling, integration, ETL/ELT processes

Please apply as directed!