Data Engineer - FTC


Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Close Date


Area of Business



Reading - Green Park, Brook Drive

Job ID 00034402

About the role

About the role

The Data Source Ingestion Team forms a key part of Data Delivery for Virgin Media O2. The team delivers new data ingestion pipelines as part of wider data deliveries as well as directly for stakeholders. Alongside Delivery activities the team are continually looking to improve our frameworks, processes and capabilities of the team.

As part of delivering our company wide Data strategy, we are looking for a Data Engineer!

You will use ground breaking technologies on GCP and on-premises to design and build outstanding data pipelines (both batch & real-time) to provide relevant data to Data analysts, Data Scientists and Digital product teams.

Please note: This is a 13 month FTC

Who we are

At Virgin Media O2 we're going All In, to remove bias and barriers for our people and our candidates. We're working hard to achieve bold ambitions, to help us better represent the diverse communities we serve across the UK. As an equal opportunities employer, we support and encourage you, to be your authentic self throughout your application journey.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Data ingestion design and implementation from internal / external sources & APIs

  • Code data pipelines as per provided design using GCP components like Big Query, Dataflow, Cloud Composer.

  • Perform code review and peer review with Designer or Architect

  • Support any deployment and launch activities and transition documents

  • Run and monitor the data integration processes

  • Find opportunities to apply automation or other tools to improve effectiveness or efficiency

The other stuff we're looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Knowledge on implementing applications using Kubernetes.

  • Experienced in dbt

  • Have used Cloud Composer or Apache Airflow for job automation and orchestration.

  • Experience in having worked in an Agile environment

What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a personality profile test followed by a technical and competency-based interview.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family.

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