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Data Engineer

Business area: 

Software Engineering



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Internal Background Check (DBS)

Job description

About us

Solirius Consulting delivers technical consultancy and application delivery to our clients in order to solve real world problems and allow our clients to respond to an ever-changing technical landscape. We partner closely with our clients, embedding our consultants into their businesses in order to provide a bespoke service, allowing us to truly understand our clients’ needs.

It is this close collaboration with our clients that has enabled us to grow rapidly in recent years and will drive our ambitious future growth plans. We currently have over 250 consultants working with a variety of key clients from both the public and private sectors such as the Ministry of Justice, Department for Education, FCDOS, UEFA, International Olympic Committee and Mercedes Benz; with plans to increase our client base further in the near future.

We operate as a flat organisation and believe in trusting and supporting our team to operate independently. We pride ourselves on being specialists at what we do, making the most of our consultants’ expertise in their fields in order to provide a best-in-class service to our clients. All our consultants have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects, providing a broad range of knowledge on which to develop their careers and progress in the direction they choose.

The role

We are looking for an experienced Data Engineer to join our team here at Solirius. You will be working as part of a team, developing and delivering exciting projects with a fantastic team of technology experts. You will be a fundamental part of the team and will be an expert in your field/specialism.

About you:

Our team is our strongest asset, you will be an excellent team player who recognises the strength of the team as a whole and can find their role within the Solirius team. Typical qualities of a Solirius consultant are:

  • Best in class technical skills in their sector

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills

  • Self motivated, enthusiastic and committed

  • The ideal candidates will share our values and be aligned with our ways of working.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop Data Engineering solutions for our clients/projects

  • Diagnostics and solutions for complex technical projects

  • Working collaboratively with the client and understanding their requirements ● Working with a range of technical professionals to reach a desired outcome, including designing and delivering technical solutions.

  • Develop compelling services for our clients

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in data engineering

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience of working with cloud infrastructure (Azure or AWS, GCP is beneficial) ● SQL and relational databases (e.g. MS SQL/Azure SQL, PostgreSQL) ● You enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.

  • You have framework experience within either Flask, Tornado or Django ● You will have experience with Docker

  • Experience working with ETL pipelines is desirable e.g. Luigi, Airflow or Argo ● Data acquisition and development of data sets

  • Improving data reliability, efficiency and quality

  • Preparing data for predictive and prescriptive modelling

  • Reporting tools (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, Qlik)

  • GDPR and Government Service Standard (desirable)

  • Passionate, motivated and enthusiastic about developing technology solutions for our clients.

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience

  • Flexible working / Work from home

  • Generous annual discretionary bonus

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • 10 days allocated development training per year

  • Contributory pension

  • Gym membership

  • Annual away days and social events

Equality and diversity

Solirius Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that supports, celebrates, encourages and respects all individuals and in which all processes are based on merit, competence and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexuality, age, disability, ethnicity, marital status or any other protected characteristics.


Should you require further assistance or require any reasonable adjustments be put in place to better support your application process, please do not hesitate to raise this with us.


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