Data Engineer (SC)

Job Description

We are looking for Data Engineers to join our expanding data and analytics practice here at Aiimi. Ideally you will hold current UK Security Clearance, or be eligible/willing to achieve it.

You will join an established team consisting of data scientists, data visualisation consultants, AI developers and data analysts, working collaboratively on exciting internal and external projects.

Analytical thinking, problem solving and coding skills are required to be a success in the role. Aiimi will invest in your personal development, providing opportunities to obtain professional qualifications, attend technology conferences, and taking part in team hacks to explore cutting-edge technologies and ideas.

You will have the opportunity to help our key clients grow through adopting new and exciting technologies, such as cloud based
analytics, enterprise search, predictive modelling and real-time reporting. We help our customers solve problems and make the right decisions using data insight and advanced analytics.

Almost all our work is done by embedding ourselves into customer teams, and this role will be based across our clients sites in Derbyshire.


Essential Experience required

Data analysis and acquisition:

• Capturing data requirements from both customer and technical teams
• Understanding and identifying data sources to support data requirements
• Setting up interfaces to source systems and/or working with system owners to facilitate it
• Setting up data acquisition pipelines to move data from source to target systems

Data engineering and processing:

• Setting up data processing jobs to clean and transform data
• Applying business logic and feature engineering techniques to generate data sets
• Troubleshooting and performance tuning data pipelines
• Supporting data science teams in their data acquisition

Tools and technology:

• SQL coding skills (essential)
• Python coding skills (essential)
• Knowledge of Azure data services (ADF, Azure Data Lake Storage, SQL DWH)
• Familiarity with distributed systems (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, U-SQL, Spark, Data bricks etc.)
• Familiarity with unstructured data and No-SQL technologies

The ideal candidate will:

• Be excited by working as part of a team of data scientists, analysts and visualisation professionals
• Possess an ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical/business users
• Be able to use data as a foundation to solve business problems
• Have an ability to break down complex problems into single and manageable components
• Be able to maintain a high standard of outputs under tight deadlines
• Lead by Example by helping to inspire our clients to embrace new technologies and ways of thinking
• Understand legacy processes and adopt new technology to manage change

Security Clearance:

Please note that all of our roles are subject to security vetting, and therefore some positions may be restricted to UK nationals.

Aiimi operates in a collaborative working environment and encourages all employees to work in conjunction with colleagues where ever possible, whilst also encouraging independent working.

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Aiimi is an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants are selected solely based on their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities in line with the job they are applying for. No applicant shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, pregnancy, maternity, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, age. This is not an exclusive list.


Academic background in Computer Science, Maths, Physics, numerical or statistical disciplines or demonstrable commercial experience in lieu of this.

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Benefits & Perks

What you can look forward to

Flexible benefits. Including life insurance and income protection cover from day one, plus 9% pension contribution and full private health care upon passing probation

Aiimi Team Meetings every month - via Zoom or in-person

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (and an additional day for every 2 years of employment with us)

Flexible hours and flexible working

Mental wellbeing support. Including paid private counselling, a 24/7 helpline, and regular Aiimi Cares workshops. We also have 16 fully-trained Mental Health First Aiders in our team.

Up to £100 per month allowance towards your mobile phone and broadband bills

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