Jacobs Data Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom
At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.
People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.
We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.
About the Opportunity
We have a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Digital Factory as a Data Engineer (Azure).
As a Data Engineer, you will be working closely with a team of data scientists and software developers to design, provision and implement the appropriate technologies for our solutions. You will assist our business in setting up systems for data ingestion from business operations.
The successful candidate will need an up-to-date technical skill base and a willingness to regularly review and develop their skills to ensure the team is best positioned to respond to market changes and developments. This technical skill base development will also be supported by the team.
In this role you will be an expert who is one of the go-to people for queries relating to data engineering from across the business. Working closely with the team, you will consult, analyse the requirements and develop solutions to allow real business change.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Good knowledge of Azure cloud services
Experience in any of Azure data solutions (Data Lake, Data Factory, Synapse Analytics, etc.)
Experience in relational or non-relational database solutions
Programming skills (Python, C#, etc.)
Understanding of data architecture patterns, including data mesh, microservices, etc.
Familiarity with Agile ways of working
Bonus Points for
The ability to build data pipelines within Azure Data Factory
Experience in designing and implementing distributed systems
Experience with alternative cloud providers
We are a professional data and technology house; knowledge of engineering helps but is by no means required.
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)
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