Data Solutions Developer- Data Engineer Department for Work & Pensions

Reference 27944
Number of vacancies 1
Location Blackpool
Salary £39,674 — £45,412
Work hours 37 hours per week
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

A brilliant Civil Service pension with employer contributions circa 27%, generous annual leave, flexible working and lots more…

Closing date 16 January 2020

Job description

Do you have expertise in advanced SAS and fuzzy matching data techniques?
Do you have innovative ideas on how to improve data engineering and develop best practice?
Can you design, create and develop data solutions and interpret customer requirements?
Are you ready to be part of an epic digital transformation?
Then we’d love to hear from you, so click apply to get started!

You and your role

We’re looking for talented Data Solutions Developer to join our growing community of experts on our Data & Analytics practice and become a key part of one of the biggest and highest-profile digital transformation programmes in the world.
You’ll be a confident and collaborative part of Centric Multi Disciplinary Team, where you will test your skills on a portfolio of different government projects and mediation works within the Data & Analytics practice.

Your role is focused on data exploitation to identify fraud and error, and using data to drive improvements in public service and the social wellbeing of our users.

You’ll have the skills required to develop accurate, efficient data solutions which meet customer and business needs. You will ensure the stability, robustness and resilience of the products you design and drive continuous improvement and capability growth in the data practice. We want you to help develop junior data engineers and provide an expert voice on data across DWP Digital.
This is a big challenge, but also a big opportunity. You will have the chance to use and stretch your abilities, strengthen your experience and continue your professional development in a supportive environment. You will work alongside people who care passionately about public service, making a difference and delivering for our customers.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

• Deep understanding of a programming language, SAS client, SAS E-guide, PROC SQL, SQL, SAS programming
• Knowledge and understanding of producing unit-test scripts and version control methodologies
• Strong experience of conducting complex data transformations, using data links techniques
• Experience of managing files through Cuteftp and Unix

Also, nice to have…

• SAS Fire/SAS E-guide
• Hadoop/ Informatica
• Agile background/approach
• Unix Shell script

Where You’ll Work

You’ll join us in our digital hub in Blackpool. Find out more about Blackpool here:

Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies – and putting the user at the centre of everything we do – we create innovative digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

Our Offer

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £45,412 per annum, a brilliant civil service 27% pension, and a generous leave package. We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

• Flexible working and family friendly policies
• Volunteering and charitable giving
• Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
• Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it’s even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
• Sports and social activities
• Learning, development, coaching and mentoring programmes

HOW TO APPLY: For further information and to start an application click apply now.If you’d like a chat first contact me via
WATCH… Corinne our Lead Data Engineer share our vision, and talk about the value of data, its power to change lives, and what makes a great candidate in our recent webinar on data recruitment:

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