Junior Data Engineer

  • Job Reference: 654595727-2
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Global
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are Global


We re proud to be one of the world s leading media and entertainment groups. Whether it be on-air, via global player or through our outdoor advertising, we entertain and reach over 50 million individuals across the UK every week.

Across our entire business, we re committed to making more moments that matter for our audiences, customers and for each other. And every moment matters the small, the big and everything in between. We couldn t do any of it without our talented, passionate Globallers. Everything we do is driven by our culture and the talented people who make it happen.

Here at Global, we have a saying it s all about how you make people feel. It s our company ethos, our guiding belief and it s so much more than words. It s the vibe you get when you walk into one of our offices, it s what keeps us honest and true to who we are, and above all, it s the reason we all love to work here.


Job Description

Junior Data Engineer

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Head of Data Warehousing & BI

Overview of job

We're looking for a Jr Data Engineer who ll help us to build and operate large-scale data pipelines that can withstand our growth and ambitions.

3 best things about the job
  • Build ground-breaking data products and capabilities across a variety of business domains
  • Play a central role in shaping and defining our data systems at a pivotal time for data strategy in Global - where we look to accelerate our development and put data at the heart of what we do!
  • Work with a team of data experts, passionate about building scalable data services and pushing towards making Global a market-leading data business
Measures of success -

In the first few months, you would have:
  • Played a key role in the shaping of Global s target data architecture and technology direction
  • Supported deployments to, and management of, the team s core data technologies
  • Shown passion to research and apply the latest data tools and techniques in market and mentored others in their effective use
  • Applied sound best practice in deploying data services; appreciating potential impact to reliability, accuracy and cost
  • Shown understanding of how and why data services are applied in various business contexts
Responsibilities of the role
  • Contributing to the evolution of key data platforms, services and pipelines used across Global
  • Researching and understanding the latest data tooling, systems and techniques
  • Be accountable for delivering data services that produce tangible business value
  • Share learnings and support others within the team
What will you need

The ideal candidate will be proactive and willing to develop and implement innovative solutions, capable of the following:

  • Strong SQL
  • Building and managing fully automated data pipelines (ETL, ELT, ELTL) including:
  • Designing and building data interfaces to source systems
  • Combining and transforming data into the appropriate format for storage
  • Developing data sets for analytics purposes
  • Developing pipelines that can handle common issues/errors in a robust and automated way
  • Experience across Big Data Lakes and Data Warehouses
  • Proficiency with cloud services (ideally AWS)
  • Proficiency with programming languages (Python, etc.)
  • Curiosity about designing, building and launching highly available, distributed systems of data extraction, transformation and loading of datasets
  • Experience of agile methodologies and continuous delivery
  • The ability to communicate with a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders
Everyone is welcome at Global

Just like our media and entertainment platforms are for everyone, so are our workplaces. We know that we can t possibly serve our diverse audiences without first nurturing and celebrating it in our people and that s why we work hard to create an inclusive culture for everyone. We believe that different will set us apart, so no matter what you look like, where you come from or what your favourite radio station is, we want to hear from you.

Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at Global