All Locations
Chester, Hybrid Working
Advertising Salary
Competitive + health insurance + benefits
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Business Support
Hours Per WeekHours Per Week:
37.5

About The Role

Are you an experienced data engineer or architect, with an established track record of designing and implementing data integration solutions and/or data management strategies? Do you have experience creating and maintaining data models to create data architecture aligning with business requirements, particularly in a fast-paced and growing organisation? Are you passionate about the world around us and want to be part of an organisation using data to make a real-world impact in the “green sector”, from climate change to renewable energy to species extinction?

APEM Group are looking for a Lead Data Architect & Engineer to join our growing team. In this role, you will build and lead a high-performing data solutions team, providing line management, mentoring and professional development opportunities to meet data architecture goals. This will include building and leading coordinated community practices within the direct data team, and across the APEM Group, bringing innovations across a range of client service areas and our business services.

You will apply hands-on data engineering skills and data governance principals across the Group to ensure data is readily available, secure, and accessible to stakeholders when they need it, whilst also ensuring daily data team processing activities run smoothly by applying automations, scripting, ML and AI where relevant.  In addition, you will also implement best practice data governance and mapping processes, including privacy-by-design and security-by-design whilst both standardising and optimising ways of working across the team.

Working alongside other senior leaders in the Group, you will clearly define and manage data processing lifecycles and architecture to optimise solutions, collaborating with technical teams across the Group to ensure scalability, reliability, and performance of data solutions to enable our consultants to meet the demands of some of the most complex and technically challenging environmental projects in the UK and abroad.

About you

You will have:

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing data solutions, with a focus on data architecture, engineering, and analytics.
  • Proficiency in creating and maintaining conceptual, logical, and physical data models to create data architecture that aligns with business requirements.
  • Experience establishing and running the data platform foundations based on modern cloud architecture that are used for data products and services.
  • Experience cataloguing data services across the organization including data catalogue and documentation of schemas and application in data products.
  • The ability to demonstrate the commercial benefits of data and value in existing and new products.
  • Involvement in creating ML/AI solutions preferred.
  • Expertise in database design, optimization including automation and scripting for administration across various systems data base management systems, to ensure efficient and secure storage and retrieval of data.

A background or experience in geospatial surveying or data would also be beneficial.

You will be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, many of our employees have worked on projects that have been of personal interest to them. We match this with a commitment to continuous development and learning to support your career. We also offer benefits to look after you, from private medical insurance for all employees, access to mental health first aiders and comprehensive income protection if you cannot work. We also offer superb flexible working options, balancing work with your life.

Next steps

We are focused on creating a diverse and inclusive team. If you can’t tick every box on our job description, then we are still keen to hear from you and are open to supporting your development. That may be working part time or supporting you to gain experience in a specific area – we are a growing company and are able to adapt roles to reflect individual skills.

If you think you have what it takes to join our fast-growing business, then please apply immediately on our website. All we need some basic information and your CV, we will review all applications quickly and will respond to all applications.

About Us

The APEM Group is a global environmental consultancy, we work with a range of clients including large corporations and governments to help them understand and solve a wide variety of environmental projects in the UK and globally. Our successful pioneering work has enabled us to grow and combine forces with other businesses who share our ethos and integrity. At our core, our people are working towards the protection of the environment across the globe.

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