Share this Job
Apply now »

Data Platform Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Portsmouth

Job Title:              Data Platform Engineer
Location:              Remote working
Compensation:    Attractive salary + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time
Role ID:                SF36334        


Babcock are at the beginning of a major step change in the role that Business Intelligence and Analytics plays within the company as it moves to a more data-driven organisation.  


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us in building a strong in-house capability to enhance our existing traditional descriptive business BI/Analytics but also to be grow capability to support high end predictive/prescriptive analytics including areas such as Big data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.


Who we are looking for?

As part of this change, we are looking for a Data Platform Engineer that will provide the necessary skillsets to ensure that we have an open, secure, robust, scalable, reliable and high-performance solution platforms on which to deliver these new capabilities.


What will you be doing?

As a Data Engineer position you will work closely with the data, network, application and Analytic teams to make sure that all the big data applications are highly available and performing as expected.


Your duties will include:
•    Representing the Information & Insight team at meetings with internal infrastructure colleagues as well as external suppliers/vendors
•    Ensuring that appropriate audit and security controls exist for data hosted and served from the platforms – Would need to define how this work
•    Working with the Data Sourcing teams to ensure data is loaded, maintained and available from the data platforms to meet the required availability, security and performance requirements asked
•    Maintaining an awareness of emerging tools, skills, techniques and technologies, and where appropriate make recommendations relating to their timely introduction for competitive advantage


The experience you’ll bring 
•    Experience in supporting Microsoft SQL 2016 or above Data & BI platforms (Power BI and Integration Services)
•    Experience in designing, running and troubleshooting Splunk based analytic platforms
•    Experience in working on implementing and supporting data platforms
•    Committed to excellence in everything you do with a real desire to deliver quality service to customers at all times
•    Extremely self-motivated to learn and ramp up on emerging technologies and tools
•    You must hold or have the ability to obtain SC security clearance


What a role with Babcock offers? 

•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Pension Plan
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.


About Babcock 
Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world.  BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services.  We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. Click here to find out more.


Application Guidance

All applications should be made online.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing Date: 27th January 2022


Job Segment: Database, Engineer, SQL, Business Intelligence, Technology, Engineering

Apply now »