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 Senior Data Engineer will be instrumental in helping the organisation to achieve its Agile Transformational goals. Responsible for embedding an Agile culture, methodology, tools and techniques in order to help teams keep a delivery and learning cadence that helps to remain focused on delivering value against the organisational outcomes, while remaining creative and dynamic.
Responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process, encouraging colleagues and leadership to embrace the Agile mind-set and associated methodologies.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop React/Node applications to integrate AI and ML models with business processes
• Build scalable application infrastructure within Microsoft Azure using approaches such as containerisation
• Build DevOps pipelines within Azure to deliver applications and infrastructure through CI/CD
• With a deep understanding of data science methodologies, Support Data Scientists in the development and industrialisation of AI and Machine learning products
• Design, build, deliver and analyse SQL and NoSQL databases and pipelines
• Work closely with senior stakeholders to define requirements and build agile product backlogs
• Coach and support colleagues.
A bit about you:

• MSc or PhD level degree in Data Science, Data Engineering, Software Engineering or equivalent.
• A history of delivering React/Node applications within a technical environment. Experience developing and delivering big data applications within Microsoft Azure using languages such as Python, Scala and SQL.
• Skilled in agile management methodologies
• Experience working within a large-scale retail organisation is advantageous
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.

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