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Data Engineering Team Leader


Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, collaborative and innovative company? 

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team? 


Join our Data Services team

The Data Services team are responsible for the data architecture, governance, pipelines, and processes that are required to underpin Softcat's Data and Digital Strategy.


Success. The Softcat Way. 

Softcat is one of the UK's leading technology solutions businesses. Thanks to the success and growth of our services, we offer an increasingly broad range of tech careers. There could be a bright future for you if you're interested in software, networking, analytics, or cyber security.


Have you collaborated cross-functionally on complex IT business systems' related projects involving data, working with diverse sets of stakeholders?

We are looking for a Data Engineering Team Leader to oversee a team of Data Engineers and Data Analysts who are responsible for supporting the day-to-day data operations.

As Data Engineering Team Lead, you'll be responsible for: 


  • Contributing to the personal and professional development of your team members
  • Attending and contributing with other management teams to the quarterly IT development plan to prioritise and align workload and resources against the Softcat business strategy / roadmap
  • Building and maintaining data pipelines from a design specification into the enterprise data warehouse and other data platforms
  • Promoting, governing, and assessing the use of agreed standards and tools and are utilised to achieve well-engineered outcomes
  • Participating in reviews of work to ensure developments are standardised, reliable, and maintainable


We'd love you to have 

  • Experience managing a team of technical resources
  • Proven track record of delivering results in a management role
  • Proven experience in SQL Server database development and data warehouse architecture
  • Proven experience in designing, coding, testing, and correcting complex SQL models and scripts
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis, data modelling and quality assurance techniques



Work in a way that works for you  

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:  

  • Hybrid working
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day  
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs 


Working with us  

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.  


Join us  

To become part of the success story, please apply now 

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.


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Fieldhouse Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, SL7 1LW
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Corey Morgan

+44 161 272 3148

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

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