Senior Data Engineer

Closing date
4 Aug 2021

Job Details

As England's independent regulator of qualifications, examinations and assessments, Ofqual's job is to maintain standards, to make sure that qualifications accurately reflect the knowledge and skills people have attained through a range of different learning methods.

We work with other Civil Service departments across the spectrum of education to deliver on our priorities and to ensure the best possible outcomes for learners in England

Ofqual regulates the Awarding Organisations who provide qualifications in England. Central to our decision-making capabilities is accurate and timely data. We are constantly enhancing our use of data and integration with other sources of information to improve our business processes and updating the technologies we use, utilising the functionality of the latest Microsoft Azure technologies.

As a Senior Data Engineer you will be experienced in developing innovative ways of collecting, processing and presenting data. Using Ofqual's data management technologies, you will contribute to the design and development of data streaming systems, ensuring processes perform optimally, and that they underpin Ofqual's BI framework and operating model.

In this role you will be part of the team responsible for expanding our data platform and data collection capabilities, including using the latest technologies in Microsoft Azure such as Azure Data Factory and Azure Databricks. As a member of the Data Team you will be involved in all aspects of this process including designing and building data collections and validation, ETL, tabular models and producing reports and dashboards in Power BI.

This is an exciting opportunity to broaden your skills and work as part of a small expert team. You will be able to discuss ideas with your colleagues and try new technologies and features in Microsoft Azure.

Skills required

•Proven experience in T-SQL, analytical technologies, data visualisation

•Knowledge and experience of data modelling

•Expert analytical and problem-solving capabilities

•Experience of working with stakeholders at all levels

Ofqual is a rewarding, dynamic place to work. The team strongly encourages flexible working and personal learning & development. Diversity & Inclusion is important to us. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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