System Engineer - Data

  • Department: CIO-Engineering
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Published: 05/11/2021
  • Apply by: 27/12/2021

Serving our customers, communities, and planet a little better every day

System Engineer - Data, Permanent

Edinburgh or Newcastle, Remote/Flexible working available

Excellent Salary & Benefits

Our purpose

The Tesco name comes with a dedication to customer service excellence, but Tesco Bank offers something more: a fresh approach to finance. While it’s an innovation, ours is a business built on the next development, the evolution to come. For forward-thinking, technical professionals, that means making a wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in an organisation that’s changing the face of banking for our customers

We're on a mission to make our customers happier and more successful by putting them in control of their finances.

The Role

We are currently looking for an System Engineer - Data to join our innovative and growing data engineering team.

In the role you design, build, test, support and deliver data and cloud products, including environment build and integration through automated build pipelines that deliver business value to our customers.

  • Designing, building, testing, and delivering customer products or services that follow standard engineering patterns, agreed designs & best practices.
  • Instrumenting, protecting, supporting & monitoring customer products and services Tesco Bank offers.
  • Performing all change to the customer service you work on including database design and build, data streaming, batch development, patching, upgrades, migrations, and cloud infrastructure.
  • Developing a functional knowledge of the customer service and how it relates to the data to guide business and analysts in making system design choices.
  • Automating build pipelines, test execution & instrumentation of customer products/services to iteratively deploy through test, pre-production, and production.
  • Writing database code, infrastructure code, test automation that follow standard engineering patterns & practices.
  • Contributing, participating, and supporting a wider community of engineers as part of your personal development to keep abreast of advancing technology shifts.

What you’ll bring

We work with the following tech stack, we don’t expect you to tick every box, and if you feel you hit most of the brief, it’s worth exploring to further develop your career here with us at Tesco Bank.

  • Basic understanding of DevOps working and development practices.
  • Academic or previous experience of at least one of Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server or similar RRDBMS and SQL.
  • Understanding of AWS and Jenkins will be highly valued also.
  • Developing engineering experience across at least five of the software engineering skills including, but not limited to: SQL, Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, PL/SQL, AWS, Ansible, Python, Jenkins, Linux, Security, Windows.

How to apply

We value our people and diverse team and believe the variety of backgrounds and experiences make us stronger to achieve our goals. We encourage colleagues to be productive, focus on meaningful work, and look for ways to further develop themselves & career, and have an excellent work/life balance

Our colleagues are working remotely. Looking to the future, we are excited to understand our ‘new normal' and are committed to exploring the opportunities that a hybrid working environment could bring for our wider team. If you’re interested in finding out more about what a career at Tesco Bank looks like, click apply to find out more!

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