SQL Data Engineer


Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time


Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, collaborative and innovative company?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?

Join our Data Services team!

Data plays a pivotal role in Softcat's success. The Data Services team are responsible for the data architecture, processes and front-end applications that are required to underpin Softcat's Data and Digital Strategy – a strategy that the team develops in conjunction with key business stakeholders.

Success. The Softcat Way.

Softcat is a £1billion+ technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security, and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career.

Our Partners and Customers

The Data Services team partner with wider IT team and interact extensively with the business across Sales, Services, Business Operations as well as with select Vendors and Partners and ensures that business decisions in the company are made through proactive and right data and analytics solutions and process.

Current State

Data and analytics at Softcat are in transformation and acceleration. The Data Services team recently completed a major IT transformation programme along with IT team and delivered an enterprise data warehouse and BI solutions supporting that.

To support the ambitious Business strategy at Softcat Data Services team are looking to continually improve all things related to Data and analytics for the next 3 years. To Support that, we are looking to expand the team.

As a Data Engineer, you will be to supporting the day-to-day operations, continuous improvement of the on-premises Enterprise Data Warehouse to support other data management activities. This role will cover updates to the data models, modelling data structures, understanding the relationships and quality of our data and creating / maintaining data pipelines for our downstream reporting that perform appropriately and are in the correct formats.

As SQL Data Engineer, you'll be responsible for:

  • Developing, testing, and documenting complex pipelines from a design specification into the enterprise data warehouse.
  • Ensure that agreed standards and tools are utilised to achieve well-engineered outcomes.
  • Implementing new Facts and Dimensions within the enterprise data warehouse.
  • Assisting with troubleshooting data issues, performance issues, validating result sets, recommending, and implementing process improvements.
  • Developing an effective working relationship with members of the wider IT teams, ensuring efficient support of business requirements.
  • Participate in reviews of work to ensure developments are standardised, reliable, and maintainable.

We'd love you to have

  • SQL Server database development.
  • TSQL
  • SSIS/Data factory, ETL expertise.
  • Experience designing, coding, testing, and correcting complex SQL models and scripts.
  • Knowledge of data analysis, data modelling and quality assurance techniques.
  • Possess the ability to work autonomously and with others.
  • Curious and Learning mindset with good organisational skills

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs

Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.

You’ve got this!