Current Vacancies

Senior Data Engineer

London, UK • Data & Analytics • Permanent • Data & Analytics
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
You will be working as part of an international team, driving our class-leading data platform forwards as well as developing greenfield data products to ‘sell’ to the business. You’ll get access to:
• a fantastic training and conferences budget 
• Friday afternoon learning time
• a team who will support you to succeed
Reporting into James (our Data Engineering Manager), who’s hands on and interested in pretty much everything technology, you’ll be joining an amazing team of five data engineers. 

As one of our Senior Data Engineers, you’ll:

  • build real-time identity stitching and data federation
  • work in customer data platformML optimised offline contact management
  • be proactive in delivering real-time customer contact decision making process
  • use tools and solutions for ingesting, transforming, and consuming data
  • be championing data thinking while creating useful systems in a collaborative way for our customers

We’re looking for someone who is:

  • Hands-on in building data pipelines
  • experienced programming experience in a JVM language (Scala, Kotlin, Java) –
  • able to produce Graph Databases
  • experienced in data stream processing: Kafka Streams or similar
  • experienced with a containerised microservices architecture
(We know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the bullet points above to be considered for this role.)
Ready to join us and level up your data engineering skills? Apply today.
About Simply Business
We insure small businesses and enable big dreams – not just for our customers, but for our people and communities too. With over 900,000 active insurance policies, we protect builders, bakers, landlords and more than 1,000 other trades.
We’re a technology company as well as one that sells insurance. That means we build, we fail, we learn and we improve. We’re a B Corp too, which recognises our strong track record of having a positive impact on people, society and the environment.
Why not check out our advert on YouTube: Simply Business TV advert 2022: You name it.  We insure it.
What are the benefits?
•ㅤwork-life balance – we support every team member in maintaining a manageable workload
•ㅤhybrid working – you have the flexibility to work remotely and connect with your colleagues in one of our hubs
•ㅤmental health and wellbeing – we give you access to tools and counselling to support your mental health
•ㅤflexible parental leave – we understand how important this time is, that’s why we offer six months full pay to the primary caregiver and four months full pay if you’re the secondary caregiver
•ㅤpaid sabbatical – as a thank you to our long-serving employees, we offer a two-week sabbatical when you’ve been here for five years. And four weeks off for those who’ve been with us for 10,15, and 20 years
•ㅤlife event leave – you can get an extra days leave every two years for those big moments in your life like moving house, welcoming a new pet, or your birthday
•ㅤa dedicated learning platform – our platform helps you develop on your personal and professional goals, including management and leadership programmes
We also make sure you’re compensated fairly
•ㅤcompetitive salary – we aim to offer a fair salary based on your experience and the market we’re in from day one
•ㅤannual bonus – the potential to earn a bonus based on business performance
•ㅤpension – we’ll match what you put into your pension up to five per cent
•ㅤprivate medical insurance – you’ll get medical insurance through BUPA that covers any pre-existing medical conditions as a core benefit
•ㅤhealth cash plan – we reimburse your everyday medical expenses
•ㅤholiday entitlement – 25 days leave, plus bank holidays (and you can also use your flexible benefits to get up to five more days)
•ㅤlife assurance – pass on a tax-free sum that’s four times your basic salary (core benefit). With the option to increase it to ten times through our flexible benefit scheme
•ㅤsalary sacrifice car scheme – option to buy a brand new, fully insured and maintained car for a convenient fixed monthly amount taken from your gross salary (after 6 months service)
•ㅤflexible benefits scheme – everyone gets an allocated allowance to use each year on things like critical illness cover, dental insurance, travel insurance, a gym membership, and up to five days extra holiday
Ready to join us and drive our success as a high-performing team? Apply today.

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