Senior Data Integration Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Home Worker - England and Wales

Salary: £41,585 - £46,725 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London allowance of £3,600 if applicable)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 02 February 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 08/02/2021

Contact: Andrea Paddick -

Senior Data Integration Engineer

Reference number: VAC1928

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role

The Senior Data Integration Engineer will take ownership of and evolve The Society’s data integration strategy, and lead the development, implementation and support of all core data integration work. Responsible for ensuring our ETL framework, planned for development this year, is robust, and individual data pipelines and integrations developed and implemented in a timely manner. This role is central to our organisation’s data capability and the advancement of the Society’s overarching Data Strategy.

Collaborating closely with other Data Department colleagues, business teams and external suppliers, this role is both a key gatekeeper as well as lead implementor of The Society’s data integration capabilities 

Initially working on a long term project to migrate our legacy ETL feeds to the Microsoft Azure Data Factory platform; this role will ensure our core systems such as CRMs, finance, HR, and data warehouse, as well as other peripheral systems and external suppliers, are kept in sync with resilient and timely data pipelines.

About you
You will have extensive experience of designing and implementing useable, flexible and robust ETL frameworks. Encompassing the movement of data between internal and external systems, error handling and reporting, provisioning for data stewardship, scheduling, and change controls.

You will be experienced in using leading ETL tools (with at least working knowledge of Azure Data Factory) to integrate a variety of source and target systems using various formats including Salesforce, SQL Server, APIs, JSON, csv.  As well as advanced SQL skills, you will also have skills in languages compatible with Data Factory such as .NET and/or python.

You will have experience of managing technical changes in a complex environment.  You know how to balance speed of delivery against stability and supportability of solutions.  You can develop, practice and enforce rigorous change control processes, robust testing procedures as well as planning for live rollouts and backouts. Working knowledge of change control tools such as GIT or Azure Dev Ops will be advantageous to the role.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

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Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

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