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Data Engineer

Role summary

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Data Engineer to join our dynamic data team. As a Data Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing, building, and maintaining the infrastructure necessary for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of data from various sources into our data warehouse. You will collaborate with analysts, and software engineers to ensure that our data pipeline is efficient, reliable, and scalable. The ideal candidate has an interest in data engineering, ETL processes, and a passion for working with large and complex datasets.


  • Design, develop, and maintain robust and scalable ETL pipelines to efficiently extract, transform, and load data from diverse sources into the data warehouse.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements and implement data solutions that meet business needs.
  • Optimize and fine-tune ETL processes for performance, reliability, and data quality.
  • Ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of sensitive data throughout the ETL process.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot data pipelines, identifying and resolving issues promptly to minimize disruptions.
  • Implement data validation and quality checks to guarantee accuracy and consistency of data.
  • Research and evaluate new tools and technologies to enhance the data engineering process and improve efficiency.
  • Work with cloud-based services (such as AWS, Azure, GCP) to deploy and manage data infrastructure components.
  • Document processes, data flows, and technical specifications for future reference.
  • Explore the use of Machine Learning models across our data warehouses for actionable business insights.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field is a plus but not essential or expected.
  • Proven experience as a Data Engineer, with a strong understanding of ETL principles and best practices.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or R, with experience in data manipulation and transformation.
  • Familiarity with data modeling concepts and data warehousing principles.
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra, DocumentDB).
  • Working knowledge of cloud platforms and services (e.g., AWS Glue, AWS S3, Hadoop, EMR & ElasticSearch).
  • Ability to write and optimize SQL queries for data extraction and analysis.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex data pipeline issues.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with data governance, security, and compliance standards is a plus.
  • Certifications in relevant technologies (e.g., AWS Certified Data Analytics, Google Professional Data Engineer) are a plus.


What’s in it for you?

  • Career progression opportunities in a fast growing business
  • Flexible working post-training (4 days a week in office, 1 day at home)
  • 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays, this increases with your service
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Employee referral scheme and bonuses
  • Free breakfast, fresh fruit and tea & coffee provided daily
  • Part of Manchester Liftshare Community platform
  • Exclusive access to PerkBox, a portal that offers retail discounts for stores such as ASOS, H&M, Adidas and freebies such as free drinks at Café Nero, learning perks, insurance savings and discounted gym memberships. Gain access to wellness resources such as online workouts and yoga, meditations, and hypnotherapy sessions
  • Internal employee recognition schemes such as employee of the month and end of year awards
  • Employee Assistance Program providing up to 4 sessions of structured counselling and access to a variety of wellbeing resources including webinars, Health Checks, and podcasts
  • Social events and regular engagement activities, such as Christmas and Summer parties, in office events and competitions!

Applicants must be UK residents and possess the right to work in the UK. DA Languages is committed to the elimination of discrimination, be it direct or indirect, and will actively work with our staff and clients to ensure the equality of treatment for all, irrespective of age, gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, sexuality or religion.

Please note, a passed DBS check is required for the role.

  • If you can bring enthusiasm, tenacity and a professional approach to work then apply today.

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Statham House, Talbot Rd
Stretford, Manchester M32 0FP



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