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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a data engineer to join the highly regarded Business Intelligence team at Stockport NHS FT as we continue to develop our data warehouse and Tableau business intelligence visualisations, transforming data into intelligence to support performance management, effective decision making, and service improvement.

The post of Senior Data Engineer is pivotal to drive the development and ongoing maintenance of the Trust-wide Data Warehouse and reporting/dashboard solutions. Reporting to the Head of Data Engineering and working alongside other data warehouse developers you will play a key role in the development of the Trust data warehouse, experience of working with large relational datasets and implementing data warehousing solutions is critical. You will build robust ETL processes that pull data from multiple clinical systems into the data warehouse. You will demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience of working with all aspects of SQL Server including advanced SQL, SSIS, SSRS & SSAS gained through working in a data management and information delivery environment.

Main duties of the data engineer job

Along with advanced technical and analytical skills, you will ideally have experience in working with NHS data. You will possess excellent communication skills, working with colleagues across clinical and operational teams to understand complex reporting requirements. You will also be skilled in data visualisation, delivering insightful and impactful analytics using Tableau. You will have excellent team leadership qualities, be highly motivated and will ensure tasks are delivered on time. You will be proactive and innovative in your approach to problem solving and deliver tailored solutions.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Benefits we offer to you as a data engineer:

  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance – for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Person Specification



  • Masters qualification and / or relevant experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Microsoft SQL Server MCSA certification



  • Experience in implementing, managing and administrating Data Warehouse solutions
  • Experience of setting up, and maintaining old and new extracts into a Data Warehouse
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of achievement in database and dashboard/report development


  • Experience of Tableau Server administration
  • Experience of using C#, JavaScript and Python



  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage, motivate and develop staff



  • Advanced knowledge and experience of using SQL server and the Microsoft BI stack (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS)
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of T-SQL
  • Substantial knowledge and experience of developing ETL solutions using SSIS to load and integrate data from disparate data sources
  • Knowledge and experience of Tableau development (dashboards/reports)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Closing Date: 23 June 2024

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