Data Engineer

003405
  • Competitive salary available upon request
  • Manchester
  • Permanent

Welcome to awaze, europe's largest holiday vacation rentals group.

A family of iconic travel brands including Cottages.com, Hoseasons & Novasol. With over 1.5 million bookings each year, we're proud to offer our guests a choice of over 100,000 properties in our portfolio, in 25 countries across Europe.

🏡 Why join us?

Since 2021, we’ve built up a great team of engineers in the UK & Denmark (100+), responsible for solving the largest technology replatforming project ever in the travel industry. As we roll out our new core platform in 2024, it's a genuinely exciting time to join us as we continue to innovate, evolve and grow our platforms with one simple vision and aim: "to delight our owners and guests."

Do you want to join in the fun of transforming the travel industry?

🏡Position: Data Engineer

🏡 What will you be doing in your role?

This is an opportunity for you to join our OneSource team, our centralised Data Warehousing team, responsible for driving the data agenda as it continues to be front and centre of our group-wide growth plans.

A newly created role due to continued demand across our Finance & Revenue teams, as a Data Engineer you will:

  • Engineer and identify improvements to the logic and processes across our group- wide core Finance applications.
  • Deliver frequent, incremental, value-added iterations of assets across our data estate.
  • Allow our core systems to consume and process more information quicker, and more effectively.
  • Develop and maintain data pipelines, ETL, stored procedures, data cubes, data integrations and data migrations.
  • Undertake regular review and maintenance of our data.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders in the Finance function to deliver data assets to support use-cases in financial analysis, forecasting, journalling and reporting
  • Incorporate design, build, test and defect resolution methodology and operational documentation during the Development stage.
  • Work to harmonise data logic where they diverge between brands.
  • Support the wider engineering and product team by enabling a data driven approach in review of new development requests.
  • Provide and maintain data access tools.

🏡What key skills do you need?

We’re looking for a highly skilled Data Engineer, with experience working with finance applications, large datasets and offering several years’ experience of data lake and data warehouse development and delivery.

Technically you will offer:

  • Expertise with visual ETL (Matillion, or a similar technology like SSIS, Talend or Informatica)
  • Solid programming skills in SQL (our core language for data transformations) and Python (advantageous)
  • Experience with modern data architectures (e.g. data lake, lake house, data mesh) and accompanying technologies (e.g. Matillion, Snowflake)
  • Deep experience and expertise in query optimization (ideally in Snowflake), designing, coding, and tuning big data processes
  • Understanding of relevant cloud technologies preferably with the AWS stack (Lambda, S3, SQS, SNS, EventBridge, ECS, Dynamo all advantageous)
  • Tools & methodologies such as T-SQL, star schema, Kimball methodology, Atscale (MDX)
  • Experience working with CICD build pipelines using Github Actions, GoCD, or similar

🏡 What will we offer you?

Upon joining, we’ll set out your journey with us with a personalised competency framework and we’ll give you the freedom to inform the best way of working to get the job done and help us shape the culture of our international teams.

We’ll also reward you with:

  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holidays (plus the option to buy up to 5 additional days)
  • Holiday Discounts (18% to 20% discount across all AWAZE brands)
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Personal training allowance via Sunlight
  • 35 hour working week
  • Hybrid working - 3 days in Manchester office from July 1st

🏡 Get in touch, we'd love to chat:

If you're interested in transforming the industry and reinventing how our technology powers everyday amazing holidays, please send your profile to jody.marks@awaze.com and let's chat today.

Jody Marks CEO/Founder

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