Data Engineering Manager

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Here’s your chance to join one of the leading utility suppliers in the UK as their Data Engineering Manager!






£73,000 + Bonus

GBP Bonus

Date Added







Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

They are experience a period of consistent growth, and so are now strengthening their foundations – their systems and their behaviours. Big things are happening and they’re looking for talented people comfortable with a data and digital technologies to join them on this journey.

Their culture is defined by their people – it is a place where you can be yourself. They are friendly, enthusiastic, helpful and purposeful. They encourage everyone to have a learning mindset, challenge respectfully, have a bias for action and to make evidence-based decisions.  In return you can expect to receive the right mix of challenge and support for your role, your wellbeing and ambitions. 

The opportunity:

The client are looking for a Data Engineering Manager. You’ll have 3 engineers working for you, and your remit will include:

  • operational work (e.g. deployment, reviewing pull requests, fixing bugs)
  • project work (e.g. reviewing existing codebase and planning upgrades, building a new application)
  • management (e.g. 1:1s, performance reviews, setting rotas).

Initially you will be working closely with the Forecasting team, and the codebase will be focused on producing accurate & timely forecasts; you will also have the opportunity to expand the remit of the team and work on value-adding projects.

You will be using Python and GIT.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Manage a team of data engineers, with full line manager duties including 1:1s, team meetings, performance reviews, recruitment, and training
  • Take responsibility for operational processes. This includes:
    • Monitoring if all production processes completed ok
    • Working with the team to resolve if not (delegating work, helping to investigate problem, and design a solution)
    • Planning & implementing code improvements to operational systems (e.g. data quality checks to prevent errors)
  • Take responsibility for engineering projects, including requirements, planning, implementation, and testing

About you:

  • Seasoned Data Engineering professional
  • Strong programming in Python
  • Application design & analysis
  • Codebase management, including GIT and documentation
  • Strong maths, with intermediate understanding of regression/clustering

Desirable: Expertise/experience of machine-learning, and working with data scientists

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