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BI Data Engineer

Liverpool Victoria General Insurance Group

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Not Specified


About the Role

LV=GI are transforming our data landscape through the delivery of the Data Strategy. Underpinning this is the Azure Data Platform, which the BI team are responsible for designing, building and maintaining, and Senior Data Engineers are a driving force in ensuring its success.

You'll work in a multi-functional environment and be responsible for the technical leadership of the data platform, by using and expanding on technical design patterns and contributing to the evolution of the enterprise data model.

Each new delivery holds its own challenges, and so you'll demonstrate a range of technical and analytical skills, but the ability to problem-solve is fundamental to ensure successful delivery towards our strategic goals.

As a passionate evangelist of the Data Strategy, your leadership and knowledge transfer within the business and will also help ensure any business challenges are overcome through the enterprise-wide adoption of the Data Platform.

Please note that this is a 12 month fixed term role.

About You

You will have a proven aptitude in software development, and bring an in depth knowledge of Data modelling, Data Warehousing techniques and Azure. You'll have experience using Data Vault, Dimensional modelling and the tools associated with Microsoft Cloud technologies. You should have commercial experience with Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Store, Databricks, PySpark and Spark SQL. Use of JSON, XML or MongoDB is also an advantage to your application.

Your previous experience of insurance or other financial services will enable you to have good conversations with your stakeholders in the business, and understand their requirements. You'll be a translator: communicating the implications and impacts that requirements might have on other areas, and design solutions and technical implementations for complex requirements or problems.

Perhaps you've been a leader of people before, but you'll certainly have trained and mentored others within your teams, and data users within the organisation. Working in different project methodologies, you'll have worked in multi-functional teams, using your expertise in at least one IT development domain or technology. If you hold Azure certification this would be a great bonus too.

About the Rewards

This role is a Band C in the LV= Structure. We’ll give you:

  • Flexible working opportunities – many of our employees job share or work part-time, flexi-time, or compressed hours. Our new hybrid working model now offers all employees the option to work from home 3 days a week and 2 days in the office.
  • 30 days' holiday, with the option to buy up to 2 additional days
  • An excellent pension plan (please click here to read more about it)
  • An annual bonus scheme based on company and personal performance
  • Private medical insurance which you can upgrade to family cover
  • Other flexible benefits including discounted retail vouchers and dental insurance.
  • 25% discount off our general insurance products including home, pet and travel as well as up to 50% discount on your car insurance

LV= is an equal opportunities employer who values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognise that people work in different ways, and we value alternative viewpoints, celebrate individuality and foster a culture where everyone can bring their true self to work. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce, we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs, culture, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities and long term health conditions.

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