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Principal Data Engineer


Salary Package: £44500 - £52500 per annum + bonus, pensi
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Consultant: Gurbax Bajwa
Posted: 25/07/2022


This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer with experience of financial billing to step up into a Principal Data Engineer role and manage a small team of Data Engineers. Working for one of Wales’s biggest employers, this is a hybrid role where you will need to visit the Cardiff office at least once or twice a month.


  • Line manage and coach a small team of data engineers

  • Work with the customer side of the business and take responsibility for customer financial billing

  • Collaborate with and update senior level stakeholders, the data science and BI teams

  • Administer the existing SQL data warehouse

  • Deal with urgent issues as they arise to provide a quality service for customers

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant degree in Computer Science, mathematics or other relevant subject

  • Substantial experience of financial billing

  • Excellent understanding of SQL knowledge based data warehousing.

  • Strong understanding of typical ingestion patterns e.g. ETL

  • Knowledge of data modelling approaches e.g. Kimball

  • Experience of transition to Cloud (desirable, not essential)

Salary & Benefits:

  • £44.5k to £52k

  • Annual salary uplift + cost of living increase + bonus

  • Enhanced employer pension contributions up to 11% of salary

  • Hybrid working opportunity

  • Sponsorship support for level 2 tier visa will be considered

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.