Senior Data Engineer

Job reference: 133902BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Insight and Analytics
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Senior Data Engineer

The Data and Artificial Intelligence Team is an industry acclaimed data science team within the Walgreens Boots Alliance group. Our team provides globally scalable solutions for complex and diverse business problems and supports data-driven decision making across our global businesses.
We’re looking for a talented Senior Data Engineer to join our growing team of Data Scientists and Engineers. People who are innovative problem solvers, are comfortable working both independently and within a team, willing to take on a high level of ownership and who relish a big challenge. Data Engineering is a broad discipline and we are seeking candidates with a track record in analytics, software or BI engineering.
What you’ll be doing:
• Leading the development of innovative and scalable Data Engineering solutions supporting the Data Science community and products within WBA.
• Depending on your area of expertise you will be designing, developing and building world-class data pipelines, ML algorithms, BI solutions or software applications to support analytics.
• Working within small product focused Agile squads. Collaborating on commercially focused projects with colleagues from Data Science, insights and business backgrounds.
• Coaching more junior Data Engineers and providing inspiration, support and technical guidance for the wider team.
A bit about you:
• A seasoned Data Engineer with a proven track record in one or more of the following technologies: Microsoft Azure (Synapse, Data Factory, Analysis Services, PowerBI), DataBricks / Spark, Node + React.
• Fluent in one or more of the common Data Engineering coding languages such as: Python, Spark, SQL.
• Experienced in working within an analytics and data science environment.
• Ready to lead on projects and shape the Data Engineering vision within WBA.

A bit about the team:The Data Science and Engineering Team, shortlisted for the ‘Best Analytics Team’ DataIQ Award 2019, is an industry leading analytics team within the Walgreens Boots Alliance group. Our team provides globally scalable analytics solutions for complex and diverse business problems and supports data-driven decision making across our global businesses

Work right at the heart of the business and join us on the exciting journey we’re on.Be involved in a variety of projects – working with great people and brilliant brands. Fast paced and extremely passionate, our teams drive our success and keep our customers coming back for more, through inspiring and innovative communications. Promoting our latest products, delivering great offers that make our customers feel good and inspiring our colleagues.
Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting
What we can offer you:
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.If you would like to become part of our story and make a difference – click apply and our recruitment partners will be in touch!
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