Salary: Grade 7 (£35,333 - £42,155 p.a. with a discretionary range to £50,586)
Interviews: Thursday 15 and Friday 16 December 2022
This role will be based on the university campus with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.
Are you an enthusiastic and skilled Data Engineering Developer who can support delivery of a large complex programme?
Are you a skilled problem solver?
Do you have excellent communication and influencing skills?
Would you like to join a team that supports change and development in a complex organisation?
The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.
The University is excited to announce that our IT department is expanding with the creation of a brand new Data Services team. We are going through a period of significant digital transformation, so this is a pivotal time to join us in one of these exciting positions to help create and shape the future data service for our University.
The University's Chief Data Officer has expert knowledge of IT change and transformation and heads up a new Data Services team covering data architecture, modeling, and analysis, as well as data governance and quality specialists. This critical team will provide the analytical and data science expertise that will help enable our students to learn, conduct research, and help shape a better future for everyone through easy access and sharing of data in a collaborative environment.
The Data Services team will provide technical, legal and regulatory leadership and support and build analytical and data science capabilities that provide safe and secure (trusted) data environments for analysis and research. The team will enable access to and sharing of data for education, research and wider purposes and will collaborate with partners across the sector and beyond to ensure impact. Join us, and help to create the blueprint and move towards our aim of data-driven delivery of world-class teaching and research.
As Data Engineering Developer, you will be responsible for data engineering development to support our data integration and data repository programs across the University. To succeed in this post you will be self-motivated but an effective team player, able to prioritise your own workload and manage conflicting demands.
What we offer in return
- 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) - That's 42 days a year!
- Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance
- Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
- Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
- Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
And much more!
If you are looking for a role that will enhance your data career, apply today.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Monica Jones, Chief Data Officer