Senior Data Engineer Opportunities

£49,909 - £55,454 yearly
  • Platform Housing Group
  • Hybrid (Home based with infrequent travel to Midlands offices)
  • Jan 23, 2023
Permanent Business Intelligence Data Analysis/ Management Information Technology

Job Description

Senior Data Engineer Opportunities

Salary Up to £55,454 per annum (depending on experience)

Location – Home based (with infrequent travel to Midlands offices)

Hours – 35hrs

Contract - 2 x Permanent roles available

Closing Date - 03rd Feb 2023

We are currently looking for two Senior Data Engineers to join our Information Management Team on a permanent basis.

This is a varied role where you will be supporting the Lead Data Engineer with designing and implementing numerous complex data flows and connecting operational systems data for analytics and business intelligence (BI) systems.

You will also provide support in acquiring and consuming operational, customer, personnel, financial, market, environmental, socio-demographic, economic, social media and any other data deemed useful or necessary by the group that will enhance informed decision making supporting the delivery of the group’s corporate strategy and day to day operations.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we consolidate and transition from our legacy housing management systems towards agile ways of working. You will also be joining an amazing team where training and development are a priority and ongoing learning is highly supported. You will have the opportunity to help consolidate systems and support the data migration as we move toward a more modern way of working via Azure.

Some of the things we are looking for:

  • A Degree level qualification in Engineering with Information Technology specialism or equivalent experience
  • Experience in developing/implementing solutions using Azure data services and tools
  • Strong experience with on-prem Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
  • Strong experience with data modelling and data warehouse design.
  • Experience of resolving technical incidents in a professional fashion ex. Complex SQL Agent job failure
  • Knowledge of Azure data related technologies such as Synapse Studio, pipelines, Connectors like ODATA, FTP, SQL, SFTP, APIs
  • Experience of working with data from multiple sources, ideally Housing Systems
  • Have a strong customer focus, and the ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences

While this role is home based, you should have the ability to travel to Group offices and other locations as required. Our Group offices are located at Birmingham Business Park and Central Park, Worcester. Please note that the team currently meet in the office once every other month and any required travel will be reimbursed in line with the current inland revenue mileage rates.

Some of our great benefits include:

  • Up to 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) with the opportunity to buy and sell leave
  • Family friendly policies including generous Paternity, Maternity, Shared Parental and Adoption leave plus 3 days paid Urgent Domestic Leave
  • Medicash membership for all employees which includes access to an employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership and exclusive discounts
  • Health Cash Plan worth up to £1700 p/a with cashback for dental, optical, physio and complementary therapies and more
  • Pension scheme with minimum employee contributions of up to 3% and Platform will contribute up to 8% (inclusive of life assurance and dependent on employee contributions)
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice electric vehicle scheme and cycle to work scheme
  • Employee reward and recognition scheme with wellbeing hub and discount from a wide range of retailers

If this sounds like the place for you then we’d love to hear from you. If you would like any further information on the role or would like to arrange an informal chat, please feel free to contact Vibhuti Laroiya (Head of Data Engineering & Reporting) via email:

Please note that we will review applications throughout the campaign and encourage early applications, as this position may close earlier than the published closing date.

We aim to hold interviews for this role via Microsoft teams and will contact you to arrange a suitable time.


We do not require recruitment agency support at this time - all speculative CV’s will be treated as a direct application.

The Company

Join us and find your purpose at Platform!

Working with us is more than just a job, you will be joining an amazing organisation that values you and your contribution, and where you can truly make a difference and change people’s lives.

You will join the largest social housing association in the Midlands. We're much more than just houses; we build homes, strong communities, and make a real and positive difference to the lives of our customers.

We recognise the unique and individual needs of people, so if you are interested in this role but would like to explore a different way of working to the standard Monday to Friday, 9-5 approach, then please highlight this on your application or discuss it with us at the interview stage. After all, we want to attract the best people to work for us and we know that one size does not fit all.

Platform is a great place to work, we offer lots of opportunities for you to get involved, share ideas and shape what we do - from networking groups through to fun community and social events. This is an exciting time to join us, that will provide you with real exposure to the wider dynamics of a truly modern housing association that will play a major part in delivering our 5-year corporate strategy.

If we receive a high number of applications, this vacancy may expire prior to the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Platform Housing Group are committed to building a healthy, vibrant and inclusive organisation that treats people with respect and creates opportunities for all.

Application Deadline

Feb 04, 2023