Data Engineer

Salary Details:
Competitive plus benefits, including a 10% non-contributory pension scheme
About The Role

Are you a Data Engineer looking for a new challenge? Here at Thatcham Research we have created an exciting new role for a Data Engineer. As the Data Engineer you will be responsible for analysing, developing and maintaining enterprise data storage whilst using and advising on the technologies, tools and techniques most appropriate to deliver enterprise data solutions. 

Reporting directly to our Enterprise Architect, this is a diverse position and as such you will have a real opportunity to own and develop the role. As well as working with a variety of tools and technologies, you will also enjoy a flexible working environment within our innovative, fun and friendly Digital team.

As the Data Engineer your key responsibilities will involve:

  • Analysing and organising raw data
  • Designing, building and maintaining data systems and pipelines
  • Building algorithms and prototyping new solutions
  • Exploring new ways to enhance data quality and reliability
  • Collaborating with Data Scientists, Architects and Analysts
  • Identifying, testing and applying new technologies and techniques
  • Ensuring all work is secure and compliant with the ISO27001 Information Security standard

As the Data Engineer your skills and experience will include:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Structured Query Language and Relational Databases gained on PostgreSQL, SQLServer, Informix or Oracle
  • Demonstrable experience of building Data Warehouses, Star schema and relational databases
  • Experience with Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience of developing Business and/or Management Intelligence systems
  • Demonstrable experience with analysis and visualisation tools (e.g. PowerBI, Qlik Sense)
  • Experience in analysing and producing requirements for software solutions, systems, or products ideally using Agile methodologies
  • Experience in supporting UAT activities to ensure delivery of a solutions, systems or products
  • Managing Requirements to understand the requirements change process, and traceability

Salary: Competitive + competitive benefits package including a 10% non-contributory pension scheme

About Thatcham Research

At the cutting edge of automotive research in the UK, Thatcham Research has a unique role in shaping the design of new vehicles and influencing ever higher standards of safety, security and repairability.

With an on-site Crash Laboratory, Repair Technology Centre, Training Academy and Crime Lab, our research expertise is driving some of the very latest automotive developments in technology, materials and standards in this fast moving and highly technical industry.


Thatcham Research
Colthrop Way, Thatcham
Berks, RG19 4NR, UK
Phone: +44 (0)1635 868855


Company Number: 967763
VAT Number: 199 0313 48
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