Data Engineer

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 45013

Closing Date: 45043

Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG

Salary: £33,000 to £42,000 per year

Data Engineer

Morgan Hunt are currently recruiting for a Data Engineer on behalf of our public-sector client based in Dundee. This role can be performed remotely, with 1 site visit required per quarter.
This is a 24-Month Fixed Term Contract, with a likliehood of extension beyond this.
Salary: £34k – £42k
Annual Leave: 40 Days
Pension Contribution: 21% From Employer
You will be working as a Data Engineer, supporting high impact research through the collection and active management of high-quality data in a secure environment with strong data governance, in the Data team who maintain and operate a clinical e-data repository, containing over 30 years of medical histories for nearly 20% of the Scottish population.
Responsibilities include:

Using the organisation’s clinical data repository to identify and create data extracts for research purposes.
Routine and ad-hoc data curation activities requiring hands-on development of bespoke data transformation using cleaning scripts in languages such as SQL and Python.
Be a point of communication with our clients, managing day to day project progress and ensuring rigorous and timely delivery of tasks.
Explaining technical processes to our clients and support them throughout projects.
Working with the information Governance manager to draft technical/governance documentation and data management plans.
Undertaking data mapping and performing data analysis/engineering.
Maintain and enhance security policies deployed to protect unauthorised access to the data, while supporting research and operating in an ISO27001 accredited organisation.

Experience and Skills:

Experience in ETL techniques, tools (including Python, or similar) and design.
Experience in cleaning, processing, managing, and manipulating of large datasets.
Experience with physical relational (and ideally nonrelational) database design.
Excellent relational database skills, with an emphasis on T-SQL scripting skills and MS SQL
Experience of reporting and data analysis tools e.g. Matlab and R.
Experience of working with data standards such as OMOP.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual’s skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.