Director of Data Engineering | Barclay Simpson


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Director of Data Engineering

  • West Yorkshire
  • £120000

Barclay Simpson are currently shortlisting for an entrepreneurial Director of Data Engineering.

You will have a vision and ability to make things happen as well as being able to design a platform from a technical and team standpoint. You will also make key decisions for tool chains and architecture while also hiring the engineering team to run the operations.


  • Mapping data platform and taking ownership of it
  • Leading the Data Engineering team on the data platform
  • Design the architect and development process to integrate different data sources together to the core data platform
  • Advise and help build data product MVPs that can then be operationalised at scale
  • Create the view on quality, ensuring appropriate QA processes are inbuilt to maximise data integrity and accuracy
  • Own and share continually updated documentation of all data structures and ETL/ELT processes

Experience Required:

  • Considerable commercial data engineering experience
  • AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Understanding of DevOps practices.
  • CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with Kimball star/snowflake methodology databases.
  • Experience of architecture
  • Understanding of various data provision/visualisation applications e.g. Power BI

If you feel this is a good role for you, then APPLY NOW!

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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