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Data Engineer

Force Headquarters

Agile Worker

Salary: £41,517 - £49,134

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Closing date: 10th July, 2022

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Can you deliver solutions to help us achieve digital excellence?

At Derbyshire Constabulary, we’re committed to delivering an excellent public service and improving our organisation to benefit the public. Our Information Services department’s aim is to ensure our force achieves digital excellence by continually delivering and optimising solutions. We are a data driven force and rely on data and analytics to provide valuable insights when delivering operational policing.

As a Data Engineer, you will be responsible for developing solutions using the data obtained from operational systems and transactional databases force wide. With expert-level data modelling skills, you will design and develop data architecture to ensure each department has easily accessible information, when they need it.

Innovation is at the core of what we do, so your strong problem-solving skills will be key as you design and re-engineer streams with analytic tools to solve complex data problems. You’ll have a real ingenuity, to not only create and maintain the pipeline solutions and database-centric architecture, but to optimise these platforms and make innovative suggestions for streamlining and improving data quality.

You’ll already be proficient with various coding tools and languages, and will write processes that are fit for purpose. With your experience of developing data driven solutions using cloud technologies, a strong knowledge of utilising and identifying appropriate data architectures, you will also be optimising databases through indexing and performance tuning.

We invest in our team and throughout your career we will provide training and development opportunities, with industry specific qualification such as ITIL and Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer Associate course.

We want our staff to feel valued and rewarded, which is why we offer a generous rewards and benefit scheme with competitive government workplace pensions, free onsite parking and extensive discounts at a range of businesses including access to the Blue Light Card and our ‘Boost’ employee benefits scheme.

We also appreciate the importance of work life balance and welfare, which is why we implement flexible and agile working practises, including flexi-time and remote working, and this role comes with a minimum of 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing after 5 years’ service.

If you have a real desire to work in an exciting, fast moving and diverse technology environment then this could be the role for you. Please see the full job description and click to apply.

As part of your application, you must provide both a CV and Supporting Statement, stating how you meet the essential/desirable criteria as listed in the job description. Please ensure you provide detailed evidence of your technical knowledge and experience within your application.

Please note that this role requires MV/SC vetting, with 5 years continuous UK residency at the point of application.

Provisional date for interview: 13th July 2022

Agile Working Style

Agile Worker

Generally office based, can work from other force sites or from home on an occasional or regular basis.

Ripley Force Headquarters

Derbyshire Constabulary
Butterley Hall

Working for the constabulary

Policing in Derbyshire takes more than 3,500 people in a wide range of roles. Around half of these are police officers, but we also have a variety of police staff. From police community support officers to police staff and volunteers, we all play an equally important role in protecting the people of Derbyshire.

It’s a vibrant, challenging and rewarding place to work and we’re committed to equality and diversity. We aim to create a constabulary that truly reflects the communities we serve. As part of this, we promote Positive Action. This means when you apply to join us, as well as assessing you on merit, we’ll look at your application according to our need and in line with current legislation to actively encourage a more diverse workforce.