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JOB TITLE: Senior Data Engineer
POSTING END DATE: 30/09/2021

SOC CODE: 2136
The successful candidate for the above role will retain their current employer, i.e. if you are a Jaguar employee you will continue to be administered on the Jaguar grading structure with the associated terms and conditions. If you are currently on BAC or EMC terms, you will retain your current employer but will transfer to a JLR contract and the associated terms and conditions. 

Digital transformation is at the heart of delivering Reimagine, our new global strategy. We are launching InDigital at Jaguar Land Rover. InDigital is the driving force to transform our business, powered by data and technology.


Our vision is to become a digital leader. We know what it means to be cutting edge - our application of graph technology and intelligent automation is already award-winning. We also know developing talented people is vital to our digital strategy. We’ve had team members go from graduate induction to presenting to our Board, as well as representing Jaguar Land Rover at external events.


The InDigital team deliver real impact at a global scale. We innovate, move fast, and learn fast. We’re growing diverse teams and working with the best tech partners around. We’re building great talent and creating a flexible, fun, meaningful environment for them, and you, to thrive.




This role will undertake data engineering for digital projects ensuring data is trusted, accurate and timely. The Senior Data Engineer will own the structure elements of data, including data storage, data piping and interfacing with digital platforms, manage all data aspects related to data layers of the digital product, participate in data requirements modelling and testing and define the flow of data from input through to storage, including interfaces with analytics tools or end-user software.


This role will support the design, management, checking, and engineering of a diverse range of data using a variety of tools to achieve consistent data sharing across the organisation. You’ll also be required to lead small sub-teams through data engineering assignments. Translate business problems into data analytics requirements and solutions that deliver value through analysing and processing data, building and maintaining models and report templates, and developing dynamic, data-driven solutions. 


You will be responsible for the design, creation, test and maintain data pipelines to support InDigital projects. As a Senior Data Engineer, you will identify, design and implement process improvements in data pipelines. Automating manual processes, increase scalability, reduce run time and optimise cost. You will be building the infrastructure required to support the running of data pipelines and data warehouses that are cost-effective, robust and scalable, whilst building analytical tools and solutions to support the business in data driven decision making and actionable insights. You will help translate business problems into data analytics requirements and solutions that deliver value through analysing and processing data, building and maintaining models and report templates, and developing dynamic, data-driven solutions.




You must have the ability to design, create, test and maintain data pipelines to support analytics projects. Through these projects, you must be able to assemble complex datasets for a range of applications and teams across the business. Having the ability to identify, design and implement processes of improvements in data pipelines.


Previous experience working in a team in one of the following functions: data analytics, software or application development, database development, the experience of designing data models/data architecture and experience in creating tests; unit testing, data quality tests, assumption testing.



  • Previous experience and knowledge of modern programming languages & scripts
  • 3+ Year of Python or equivalent (i.e. Java) development experience
  • 3+ year SQL development and experience in relational or NO--SQL databases
  • Ability to operate the Google Cloud platform thoroughly 



  • Ability to communicate complex data or technical concepts to non-technical internal clients
  • Proven ability to lead small teams in technical assignments
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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