Senior Data Engineering consultant

About Business Data Partners

Business Data Partners, a Talan company, is an award-winning Data Management and Analytics consultancy, working closely with leading software vendors and top industry experts across a range of sectors, unlocking value and insight from their data. Our consultants are at the heart of everything we do. We invest heavily in the training and development of our team, hold monthly socials in each region, and regular lunches to catch-up with teams on site.

Your skills and attributes for success


  • An excellent team player and able to work independently.
  • Excellent client facing skills.
  • A self-starter who is proactive in nature.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentational skills.
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships.
  • Effective negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and propose innovative solutions.
  • Strong self-developer.
  • Leadership skills.

To qualify for this role you must have


  • Demonstrated success in designing, building, and optimising Big Data architectures to support the creation of highly scalable data stores with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
  • Multi-skilled experience of one or more of the following disciplines: Data Management, Data Engineering, Data Warehousing, Data Modelling, Data Quality, Data Integration, Data Analytics, Data Visualisation, Data Science and Business Intelligence.
  • Project experience in developing optimal and reliable ETL processes ingested from a wide variety of data sources both structured and unstructured and implementing them in batch, real-time and cloud environments.
  • Project experience in handling large-scale databases and real-time data acquisition.
  • Project experience with object-oriented/scripting languages such as Python (preferred), Java, R, C++, Scala.
  • Project experience leading, planning, and delivering enterprise-wide reporting and data warehouse solutions using proven delivery methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, DevOps, Testing), frameworks and best practices.
  • Project experience of Enterprise ETL tools such as SAS DI Studio, Informatica, Talend, Datastage or Alteryx.
  • Advanced working knowledge in SQL and relational databases (SAS, Teradata, Microsoft SQLServer or Oracle), as well as working familiarity with a variety of NoSQL databases and cloud-based data platforms such as Snowflake.
  • Project experience of Data Modelling and/or Data Warehousing concepts.
  • Technical Business Analysis experience.
  • A proactive awareness of industry standards, regulations, and developments.
More information
Experience level required:
Senior Manager

You must be


  • Willing to work on client sites, potentially for extended periods.
  • Willing to travel for work purposes and be happy to stay away from home for extended periods.
  • Eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.


What we offer


  • BDP Plus – A reward programme whereby you accrue points to trade against a 3-month paid sabbatical or cash equivalent.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • 5 days holiday buy/sell option.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Life cover.  
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Eligibility for company pension scheme (5% employer contribution, salary sacrifice option).
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Bespoke online learning plans via Udemy for Business.