Interim Head of Data Engineering

/ 9-months £0.00 - £600.00 per day

I am currently partnered with a UK Civil Service & Governmental Agency who are looking for a Interim Head of Data Engineering to join their team on a initial 9-month contract. The role is INSIDE IR35 & will 3-days per week on-site in their Southampton office.

Please see below for more information on the job.

The Head of Data Engineering leads multi-functional delivery teams to deliver robust data services for their department, other government departments and private sector partners. They inspire best practice for data products and services within their teams. They build the data engineering capability by providing technical leadership and career development for the community. They work with other senior team members to identify, plan, develop and deliver data services.

  • Responsible for designing, architecting and building data flow solutions.
  • Recognises and shares opportunities to reuse existing data flows between teams.
  • Responsible for the build of data streaming systems applying knowledge of systems integration.
  • Champions data engineering across the team and wider business.
  • Provide technical leadership across data projects and programmes.
  • Identifying and addressing user needs and building relationships across organisations.
  • Contributes to creating an agile, fast paced organisation by promoting innovation as we investigate and adopt modern technologies and modernise our approach to policy making, enforcement and customer service.
  • Provides leadership and role models I&T by living and breathing the values set out in the Civil Service Leadership statement – remaining positive, engaged, enthusiastic, and committed to the vision of the organisation as all times.
  • Provides leadership and inspiration to promote the benefits of the change.
  • Works closely with senior colleagues within the Directorate of Information & Technology in the deployment of the Agency’s technical experts and administrators in their technical, educational and regulatory roles.
  • Works with the Head of Data Science responsible for designing and delivering their data roadmap.
  • Essential Minimum Criteria

    • Experience in delivering successful and high-value data engineering initiatives using an agile approach.
    • Demonstrable experience in delivering data engineering projects working through complex business problems and partnering with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Proven experience in data engineering and/or software architecture and development using Python, in a cloud environment.
    • Strong knowledge of technical design, implementation and security.
    • Strong stakeholder management skills.
    • Strong experience of a broad range of data management processes and technologies, both traditional and big data.
    • Experience in team management along with demonstrable evidence of mentoring and coaching team members.

    Technologies Required

    • Python (PySpark)
    • Databricks
    • Azure Data Factory
    • SQL
    • Data Modelling

    Job Information

    Job Reference: JO-2403-342186
    Salary: £0.00 - £600.00 per day
    Salary per: day
    Job Duration: 9-months
    Job Start Date: 06/05/2024
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