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Lead Data Engineer

Location: Durham

Salary: £65,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169515

Are you a Lead Data Engineer who enjoys a client-facing role with a desire to build something sustainable and exciting?

Do you want to work with a diverse group of people as part of an ambitious, growing team based in Durham?

As a Lead Data Engineer you will build relationships with prospective and active clients, acting as a trusted technical advisor to enhance their business and protect them from potential threats.

You’ll have plenty of autonomy in this role to take ownership of projects and deliver valuable data solutions to clients.

The role

  • Understand client requirements and deliver appropriate solutions which may include data exports, building data warehouses and developing reports.

  • Partner with clients to deliver data and analytical projects.

  • Propose, design and deliver suitable architectures.

  • Provide support and mentorship to upskill the data and analytics team.

  • Influence and define best practices in relation to delivering data solutions.


  • Database technologies, including Microsoft SQL.

  • Querying, designing and building data warehouses, data lakes & data stores.

  • Find and extract data from various business systems.

  • Ability to design / build ETL pipelines using SSIS / Azure Data Factory.

  • Multi-dimensional and tabular data modelling.

  • Power BI.

  • Gathering customer requirements and turning them into a plan for implementation.

This is an exciting time to join the business as they look to expand their team!

If you’re interested in this role, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.