Data & Integration Engineer

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Title: Data & Integration Engineer

Location: UK Remote

Role: Permanent

About Avado

Here at Avado, we believe in unlocking potential and changing lives. We are a professional academy that helps people and companies transform and grow through interactive learning experiences in data, finance, people, technology and marketing. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver learner experiences for people who want real change.

Who we need:

Our passionate Head of Data & Integration is looking for a hands-on Data and Integration Engineer to join his team. The team you’ll be joining are working on a number of exciting projects this year in the data and business systems integration space – including moving our data warehouse to Azure, integrating additional business systems to reduce inefficient manual integrations across the business, and preparing our data warehouse for a self-service business intelligence project. The team have a big focus on automating manual business processes so you can make a big impact. Avado is fairly early in its data journey but we have many years of data - it's something of an untapped goldmine - lots of insights waiting to be teased!

What you’ll do:

As well as maintaining existing systems and integrations, you will deliver key projects as we transform our data solutions and business systems. Some of this will include:

  • Integrate additional data sources into the data warehouse
  • Fix data reliability issues in the data warehouse
  • Create user friendly views to the data in the data warehouse, so that business intelligence tools can be easily used by the business
  • Automate existing manual integrations between business systems
  • Maintain existing data and integration solutions
  • Status reporting
  • Task management using Jira

What we’re looking for:

  • A customer-centric and innovation mindset
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly competent at shaping ideas and solutions and collaborating closely with other team members
  • You know how to create high quality data solutions
  • You can tell us about the projects and teams that you’ve worked with, and the problems that you’ve solved together

Technical experience

We’d like you either come from:

This background

  • You have at least 2 years’ experience with a relational database, ideally Microsoft SQL Server
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience with ETL software, ideally SQL Server Integration Services
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience of data warehousing

Or this background

  • You have at least 1 year’s experience of integration solutions, ideally Dell Boomi
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience of C# or similar

But either way, we’d like you to have the following:

  • You have at least 2 years’ experience with SQL
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience with a relational database, ideally Microsoft SQL Server

Additional nice to have

  • You can work with Cloud providers such as AWS / Azure
  • Ideally you have some business analysis experience

What you’ll get:

There will be plenty of opportunity to grow and learn. You’ll also have the opportunity in this role to work with our Data science team.

Our benefits include:

  • Holidays – 25 days plus bank public holidays
  • Plus your Birthday off
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Great work life balance through flexi working/remote working
  • Avado learning days
  • Wellness and fitness (Mindfulness and yoga)

And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values. Our Values of Accountability, Ambition, Care, Empowerment and Transparency were created for our people, by our people; they guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get a chance to be at the forefront of digital transformation and professional growth, enviable workspaces, serious personal development opportunity and a few nice job-related and lifestyle perks.

A few more things about us

We’re proud of what we’re doing and relentless in doing the right thing. In addition to this, we can offer you:

  • A home in our growing, ambitious team, whose sharp focus is growing the future skills of the workplace;
  • The opportunity to truly own and be responsible for making great things happen, making a real difference and working with some of the world’s leading brands;
  • A fast and furious, exciting place to be with real challenge and a meaningful opportunity

And we’re highly inclusive….

Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our customers and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Learning📚

    Being part of Avado means you can choose to study any of our courses.

    We also host regular 'Learning Days'.
    We have an incredible amount of expertise and talent across the business, so we want to spend time sharing, learning from each other, and celebrating it!

  • Work Life Balance ⚖

    We pride ourselves on our flexible working culture including remote working

  • Wellness & Fitness 🏋🏿

    We offer a mental health support line, weekly mindfulness sessions and daily yoga classes!

  • Holiday 🌴

    We feel that time off is very important so at Avado you get 25 days holiday plus bank holiday (and your birthday off too!)

  • Enhanced Maternity 🐣

    We know this is an important time for you, so we offer that extra support with enhanced maternity pay

  • Cycle to Work 🚲

    A cycle scheme that allows employees to purchase a bicycle and equipment up to a limit of £1,000

Workplace & Culture

Our culture balances the support and structure of an established business, with a pace and adaptive environment more akin to a start up. We trust our people as adults to bring their entire self to what they do and to own the ‘how’ and ‘where’ of their work.

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