Senior Data/Software Engineer - Insights.

  • technology
  • permanent
  • UK

Senior Data/Software Engineer - Insights

- Remote/Cardiff- 2 days a week- up to £75k Bonus and Benefits (open to negotiation on salary)

Our client a revolutionary tech brand that were awarded one of the UK's best workplace in 2022 are looking to grow out their engineering function in South Wales.

The client, a household brand with a huge client base are a tech driven business that focuses on agile and cross functional products which aim to save customers money.

We are in search of a talented data/software engineer to join our clientsInsights team. For nearly a decade, they have been delivering intelligent insights into the insurance industry. The role of data in transforming the insurance sector cannot be overstated. It has empowered the industry to gain deeper insights into its customers, offer highly personalized products, and confidently set precise pricing.

Their work environment is characterized by speed, agility, and a commitment to continuous delivery. If you're someone who thrives on such challenges and is eager to shape our future ways of working, you're the right fit for this role.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Crafting, designing, and reviewing modern, scalable data pipelines using the Azure/Databricks stack.
  • Ensuring the accuracy and timely availability of data products.
  • Optimizing storage, processes, and pipelines.
  • Monitoring and maintaining existing processes, with a keen eye for improvement opportunities.
  • Preparing and presenting demos, creating user stories, defining requirements, and acceptance criteria using Agile tools and techniques.
  • Collaborating with product owners and stakeholders to gather and translate requirements into technical specifications. Providing regular progress updates and highlighting pertinent risks or opportunities.
  • Staying informed about emerging trends and technologies in data engineering.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proficiency in SQL and Python programming.
  • Extensive experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust data pipelines and transformation processes.
  • Familiarity with cloud environments, preferably Azure.
  • Knowledge of event-driven architectures (e.g., Event Hubs, Kafka).
  • Demonstrable ability to expose data from systems (e.g., through APIs), connect data from multiple sources, and deliver streaming services.
  • Experience with modern software development tools and practices (Agile methodologies, GitHub, CI/CD & DevOps tools, infrastructure as code, metrics/monitoring, etc.).
  • Strong communication skills for conveying technical requirements to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • A passion for continuous learning, skill-building, and knowledge sharing, both internally and externally.

Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with Data Factory or equivalent technology.
  • Some exposure to C# would be a plus (full application development not required).
  • Experience with big data technologies such as PySpark, Databricks, Delta Lake, or BigQuery.

Don't feel pressured to meet every requirement on this list. We encourage you to apply if you believe you can contribute and are eager to learn and grow with them .

This client runs a hybrid working arrangement, 2 days per week in their office in Cardiff.

In return they will offer a really competitive salary up to £75k plus a 10% performance based bonus, 7% matched pension, 25 days holiday (increasing to 30 with service), enhanced maternity/paternity packages, life insurance, private healthcare, L&D budget and loads more.

If this sounds like you then please click apply now!

Senior Software Engineer- Remote/South Wales- up to £75k Bonus and Benefits


Mae Hunter