Senior Data Engineer

  • Ofgem
  • London, UK
  • Glasgow, UK
  • UK
  • 2 days remaining

Glasgow: £41,200 – £64,000


London, Canary Wharf: £43,600 – £69,700

Ofgem protects the interests of present and future generations of electricity and gas consumers by promoting value for money; ensuring security of supply and sustainability; and effectively supervising and developing competition in our markets.

Data is increasingly vital in how we support consumers as we facilitate an effective marketplace. Our new Data as a Service (DaaS) Unit is an essential capability to us as we enable the marketplace to deliver consumers’ needs.

We are an integrated team of business product leads, software engineers, user researchers, QA testers, business and data analysts working together collating and enriching data to generate new insight about the energy market for Ofgem and the marketplace participants.

The DaaS Unit is transforming Ofgem’s approach to working with and creating value from information. We support a wide range of internal and external service users. We design and construct automated and trusted pipelines of leading-edge regulatory data products and facilitate better information exchanges out in the marketplace itself. With us, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, encouraging open, inclusive discussions and adopting the team’s agile approach to delivery.

In the role you will:

  • Lead the construction of data pipeline projects for the business, facilitating end-to-end data handling.
  • Collaborate to develop the right solutions to meet the business’ technical requirements and deliver value to energy consumers.
  • Ensure effective governance and security protocols underpin all of our data solutions.
  • Promote a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation within the team and to its data platform, supporting the professional development of others.

Joining DaaS means joining an exciting new type of function within Ofgem; you’ll need the commitment and energy to help shape the team and drive it forward. You must have a genuine commitment to collaborate, share ideas and be open to new thinking.

You must also have:

  • A thorough understanding and practical experience of software design principles, incorporating data development process; data integration design; programming and build; and technical understanding.
  • Experience of working with Hadoop systems and Linux.
  • A very good knowledge of Python, SQL,.
  • A broad understanding of cloud infrastructure and networks.
  • The ability to collaborate successfully in an agile working environment.

Ofgem can offer you a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Up to 30 days’ annual leave
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • The opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements, which include a valuable range of benefits
  • Flexible working hours and family friendly policies
  • Subsidised gym and restaurant (London only)
  • Interest free season ticket loan.

Closing date: midnight, 23 July 2018.

Ofgem is an equal opportunities employer. Protecting consumers and powering the future of the energy debate.

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