Data Engineer (2058)

Organisation
Oxfam
Locations

Oxford, UK

Application Deadline
Salary
£36,826- £45,844

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Are you passionate about data and have you got experience of SQL Development and ETL processes?

Do you have experience of adopting cutting edge technologies to deliver market leading solutions?

Are you a creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills?

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.

The Role:

Oxfam GB is looking for a Data Engineer to join the Data and Integration Team. As part of the team, you’ll be involved in all aspects of support and development of the Oxfam Data Platform, from monitoring pipelines to building new data sets and incorporating new data sources.

Daily you’ll work closely with other engineers, architects, administrators, developers, business analysts and users to expand our portfolio of data services and provide the support that keeps existing services stable and secure.

This role is core to supporting our Data Strategy and delivering reporting, insight and data solutions to the whole organisation. In this role you will be contributing to the success of a wide range of Oxfam GB’s activities.

What we are looking for:

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to our feminist principles and values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do.

An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:

  • Ability to meet deadlines, handle and prioritise simultaneous requests, and manage laterally and upwards.
  • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Both SQL development skills and ETL experience with T-SQL transformation abilities.
  • Proficient at writing efficient, maintainable code and test coverage.
  • Our tech stack includes SQL, C#, T-SQL and Python. We don’t expect you to know it all but a keenness to learn is essential.
  • Experience of adopting cutting edge technologies to deliver market leading solutions.
  • Experience of hybrid and/or cloud architectures that utilise Azure or AWS.
  • Experience of release management lifecycles.
  • Ability to design and implement new processes and facilitate user adoption.
  • Self-motivated and able to proactively engage in self-development activities relevant to the role. You are happy to share knowledge and coach others within the team.

We offer:

We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance and a range of other benefits.

From the day you join Oxfam we invite you to stretch and learn in your role. Our wide range of Learning & Development opportunities includes in-house courses, e-learning modules, on-the job learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and much more.

You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here.

Flexfam:

We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We think this role would work particularly well as a part time, full time or partially home-based role. We currently meet once or twice a month in person in Oxford as a whole team, smaller groups may meet in Oxford more frequently if convenient and some members of the team are entirely office based.

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.

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