Data Engineer (SC/DV)

  • Location

    London, England

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    £500.00 - £800.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Ellie Bass

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Our Central Government client require a Data Service with skills of Data Analysis, Design, Modelling, Economics, to help deliver a Data Governance Programme in support of a Data Strategy to produce a mature and operational Data Governance Function.

A wide set of skills from Economic Modelling, understanding of the latest Data Analysis Techniques and Strategic thinking are required. Additionally, provide analysis governance to Intelligence Directorate and act as a mentor to the Senior Management Team.

Problem to be solved

Central Operations Platform requires a Delivery Partner to increase its development capabilities in the following areas:

  • Support & establishment of governance regime to senior stakeholders
  • Provision of a vulnerability Pilot through to a National Roll Out
  • Planning, design and delivery of all data collection and analysis
  • General data design improvements to extant system.

The service delivery team will be responsible for:

  • Design, planning and continuous integration of the data service through development, test and production
  • Working with all internal and externa stakeholders to produce endorsed outcomes

The Delivery Partner will be required to work to standards and practices set by GDS and the Centres of Excellence. Resources are expected to work as part of a delivery team focused on a specific outcome, defined on a quarterly basis. They will be required to adopt common agile practices, tracking using jira.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experience of Data Design/Governance and Architecture and able to show deep experience of Erwin (chosen data modelling tool)
  • Experience of Economic/Econometric Modelling and Analysis
  • Experience in Data Analysis design in the area of National Intelligence in at least 2 organisations.
  • Experience of the design, provision and support to Management Information/Business Intelligence products. Examples to be provided of dashboards created in PowerBI and how presented to stakeholders.
  • Confident in R and/or Python - we will expect to test as part of evaluation.
  • Honours Degree in Mathematics/Computer Science/Statistics/Economics
  • Experience of working with and applying Data Design/Economic Models with Technical Delivery Teams to support senior operations team making best use of data.
  • A highly developed understanding of government organisations, and how to operate and communicate at the varying levels of management
  • Background in Data & Technology with proven success in a complex programme.
  • Experience of Jupyter and Spark
  • A Post Graduate in related disciplines