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Data Engineering Manager

Country : United Kingdom United Kingdom

Region : London

County : Greater London

Town : LONDON

Category : IT - Web

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

This is your chance to be a part of the M&S Data Engineering team!

Youll be joining a well-loved historic brand, working on solutions that serves millions of loyal customers and thousands of colleagues! With ethical values that run right through the companys core and technology leaders that truly understand data engineers and engineering, its an exciting time as were redefining ourselves into a digital first and engineering-led organisation, with the quality of our engineering team being a key differentiator.

We're seeking a hardworking Data Engineering Manager to support the delivery of our data transformation. Working with your data engineers, you'll work with partners from across the business to implement the data strategy, delivering value to the organisation and achieving our goal of democratising data. You'll be an advocate for our industry leading Cloud Data Platform. As an equal partner with the Product and Delivery teams you will deliver elegant and robust solutions to solve complex problems for our customers and colleagues.

You'll play a key role in driving our ambition to create a best-in-class data engineering team, environment, and culture. We are looking for people to join our community of engineers to drive this transformation, build a modern data platform using exciting technologies and do the best work of their careers!

Whats in it for you

Being a part of M&S is exactly that becoming a part and playing your part. Were an inclusive, dynamic, exciting, and always evolving business built on core values.

Here are some of the benefits we offer that make working for M&S just that little bit more special

  • 20% Colleague discount on most things from furniture, fashion and food.
  • A first-class welcome to M&S with a tailored induction and a wide range of training schemes to help with your learning and development. Having options to progress is something were proud of at M&S.
  • Attractive annual bonus, based on company performance and personal objectives.
  • Competitive holiday entitlement with the potential to buy extra holiday days!
  • Amazing perks and discounts via our M&S Choices website. Including GymSave that offers up to 25% off Gym Memberships and the option to become an M&S Shareholder using our ShareSave & ShareBuy Schemes
  • Charity Volunteer Day A paid day away from work to support your chosen charity.
  • A very generous Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and Life Assurance
Every colleague at M&S has access to a fantastic range of wellbeing support this includes access to our 24/7 Virtual GP, PAM Assist to support you & your family as well as many other schemes

What you'll do
  • Lead the engineering teams to build and maintain high quality and reliable data solutions and own the data engineering excellence of their teams e.g., behaviours, operations, and technical quality.
  • Line manage and develop engineers to ensure they have the right skills, development plans and attitude to learning.
  • Develop effective relationships with Product, Delivery and Data Science teams to prioritise, problem solve & maximise value to market.
  • Work with the wider Data Technology function to shape the technical strategy.
  • Help develop/improve M&S standard frameworks and policies, ensuring that they are understood and adopted.
Who you are

The below points are a guide to what skills we're looking for. If you don't meet all of the points below we still encourage you to apply. Through applying you give yourself the opportunity to be considered!

  • Experience building and leading teams of highly skilled data engineers that deliver high-quality software.
  • Solid background in data engineering, with experience in a variety of systems and technologies.
  • Good knowledge in cloud-based data technologies and data warehousing design principles, preferably Azure.
  • Good understanding of Data Science principles.
  • Proven track record in delivering, operating, leading, hiring and pivoting along with excellent people management, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and advocate for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
Everyones welcome

M&S is ready to push boundaries to lead the retail industry into a greener, speedier, more inspiring digital era. Thats why were revolutionising how we work and offering our most exciting opportunities yet. Theres never been a better time to be part of our team. Marks & Spencer aims to be an inclusive organisation, trusted and admired by our colleagues, customers and suppliers. Join us and make an immediate impact. We are committed to an active Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy, which starts with our recruitment and selection process, and we are happy to talk flexible working. If you consider yourself to require reasonable adjustments to any part of our recruitment process, we invite you to share those requirements with us when completing your application. We will make every effort to ensure your needs are met to provide a fair and transparent process of assessment.

This is your chance to be a part of the M&S Data Engineering team and join a well-loved historic brand, working on solutions that serves millions of loyal customers and thousands of colleagues! With ethical values that run right through the companys core and technology leaders that truly understand data engineers and engineering, its an exciting time as were redefining ourselves into a digital first and engineering-led organisation, with the quality of our engineering team being a key differentiator.
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