Data Engineer

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Data Engineer

Would you like to Support the delivery of F35 Aircraft into the RAF or Typhoon Aircraft for overseas customers or maximise availability of aircraft, ships and land vehicles? We currently have a vacancy for a Data Engineer at our site in Warton.

As a Data Engineer, you will be working within the Business Intelligence & Analytics Competency Centre and reporting into the Data Services Manager. You will be working with stakeholders at all levels to understand their requirements, design and deliver Data solutions to provide meaningful outputs that underpin our Business Intelligence & Analytical solutions. You will be working with a wide and varied range of customers internal and external to BAE Systems on a wide range of (sometimes sensitive) data sets to provide solutions in area’s including, but not limited to: RAF Maintenance, Advanced Analytics, Back Office Finance and Assisting with International Customers.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to join a small dedicated team that helps shape the future of BAE by influencing and offering advice to senior members to assist them in making a range of business decisions. This role could also offer the opportunity to help you develop your skills and gain additional accreditations/Qualifications.

Your main responsibilities as a Data Engineer will involve:

Translating business requirements and rules into technical design specifications.

Working with tabular, multidimensional and relational data sets to create conformed data models

Mentoring and supporting junior members of staff to complete tasks efficiently.

Influencing the development needs of junior members.

Recording and monitoring development activities in a change management database.

Investigating and responding to incidents in a timely and responsive manner ensuring service level agreements have been achieved within an ITIL Framework

Creating user guides and standard operating procedures

Working closely with BA and IA on specific project, staging data appropriately

Your skills and qualifications:


Meet the SFIA Data Engineer Practitioner Level Criteria

Knowledge and experience relevant to creating design specifications, modelling data, testing, validating, deploying and supporting data management in an agile manner.

Experience leading small teams to deliver positive results

Experience with the following is preferred; Data Virtualisation, Application of data quality principles, SSIS, warehousing/vaults

Experience with the following is required; ETL technologies, SQL,TSQL, Data cataloguing, Policies within the data layer.


Knowledge and understanding of the data needs of BI and analytics toolsets.

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a dynamic and flexible individual that will be able to manage multiple pieces of work concurrently. You will also have excellent communication skills both verbal and written to be able to work with and influence a wide range of stakeholders.

Location: Warton

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

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If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today.You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.