Data Delivery Engineer
Hiscox
York, UK
5d ago

Job Description :

Hiscox are looking for a Data Delivery Engineer to manage technical change on our group data warehouse platforms and associated BI deliveries.

These changes are typically group wide with change being driven by a number of business unit customers delivered via an internal IT team supplemented with contract and partner resources.

You will ideally have experience working with teams in Agile & hybrid methodologies to deliver Data Warehouse change. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to drive positive change and quality improvements in working practices by working closely with the team, customers, partners and third parties.

What you’ll be doing as a Delivery Engineer :

In addition to on-going enhancements to the existing data warehouse platform, there are a number of key strategic projects that you may be engaged on, ranging from an organisation-wide Finance Transformation Programme, to the implementation of new Policy Administration systems, to the adoption of new technology in the business intelligence realm.

Heavily involved in a key strategic data platform, this role will provide you with many opportunities to work with key stakeholders and shape the way we use data across the group.

Responsibilities include :

  • Primary point of contact for delivery by the Group Data Engineering team
  • Day-to-day management of the technology change cycle (dev, test, deploy, fix etc.)
  • Overall accountability for the quality of deliverables produced by the delivery team
  • Detailed delivery planning in conjunction with change channels (including support) and team
  • Capacity management of the team
  • Maintenance of requirements backlog and JIRA processes
  • Facilitation of planning and retrospective sessions across change channels and delivery team
  • Removing technical blockers to ensure delivery team is as efficient as possible
  • Identification, prioritisation and delivery of tangible process improvements (continuous improvement)
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders and actively manage expectations
  • Proactive management of internal and external assumptions, dependencies and risks with associated reporting to business & IT stakeholders
  • Adhere to Hiscox change governance and delivery standards
  • Co-ordination of Support & Incident Management
  • Our must-haves :

  • Good stakeholder management, skilled at balancing conflicting requirements across multiple high profile programmes of work with rapidly evolving targets
  • Experience of managing technical delivery teams, ideally within Data or BI
  • Experience of using tools to manage the application delivery lifecycle (e.g. JIRA)Is self-motivated, confident and decisive, with a can do’ attitude to work;
  • a proactive manager who actively seeks out and deals with issues rather than waiting for directionIs able to communicate clearly to all colleagues, including senior IT management and offshore technical resourcesHas experience of working on large complex business projects & integration solutionsHas experience of the full project life cycle, from initial analysis and solution design to user acceptance testing and production support

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