Data Engineer - Kingston Upon Thames

Posted Yesterday by Surrey County Council

Job Details

£38,888 per annum for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2DW. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

This is a fixed term contract opportunity for 24 months.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the Role

Over the last decade, Surrey County Council has faced unprecedented increases in demand to their services whilst government grants have reduced significantly. We have limited resources and supply to meet the increasing demand and needs. Analytics and data-driven intelligence will be one of the key themes to address financial and operational sustainability.

This role is within the Data Analytics Centre of Excellence part of the Projects and Innovation group of the Orbis IT & Digital service. The Analytics Centre of Excellence is responsible for facilitating, promoting and delivering on the use of Analytics to achieve business objectives across Orbis and SCC.

The Role:

We are looking to hire a talented Data Engineer to join our expanding Analytics Centre of Excellence.

The Centre of Excellence has driven service transformation through introducing self-service analytics into the authority and this role will be vital in assuring its continued success.

As a Data Engineer, you will be responsible for curating and proactively provisioning datasets to analysts in the services using SSIS, FME and SQL Scripting.

Developing Dashboards and engaging Data Visualisations using Tableau.

Undertaking development, implementation and maintenance of traditional business Intelligence reporting through Business Objects

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes


  • Tableau
  • Business Objects

Data Preparation

  • SSIS
  • FME
  • SQL


  • Operational Analytics
  • Domain Knowledge
  • Verbal and Visual Communication
  • Story-telling and Visualisation
  • Innovative Problem Solver 

Interested in finding out more?

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 19th August 2018.

Interview date to be confirmed.

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Reference: 35680148

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