Data Engineer

Location: High Holborn, Central London (currently homeworking)

Salary: Up to £50k per annum (depending on experience) plus benefits

Contract: Permanent or Contract

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Start: As soon as possible

Closing date: 31 January 2021, or when post filled (applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)

The Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC) is a small, independent, nationally and internationally respected, scientific, not-for-profit organisation (circa 40 staff in total), using accurate data to help improve the quality of critical care through audit, research and education, conducted with, and in the interests of, patients and those who care for them. Most recently, ICNARC has been centrally involved in the response to COVID-19 through weekly reporting on admissions to, and outcomes from, intensive care and as the UK methods centre for the Chief Medical Officer endorsed REMAP-CAP trial which is currently recruiting in 140 centres in the UK.


About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Pentaho Data Engineer to come and work as an integral part of our growing Development team, leading continuous integration and continuous development of our new metadata driven data platform.  


What you will need to succeed

You will have substantial experience with Pentaho applications, especially data integration and cTools, ideally including metadata injection functionality. You will be practiced at balancing and prioritising a diverse workload across multiple projects at every stage in the development lifecycle.  You will have worked in an agile development team before or be keen to adapt an agile approach. Able to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders, you will be a clear communicator of technical subject matter to both tech savvy and less IT confident colleagues and customers. Able to analyse and think critically about project requirements, application performance and development you will always keep the end product in mind and be able to identify and troubleshoot potential issues, improvements, areas where a single solution can suit multiple purposes and be the strongest advocate for our data platform.   


What you will get in return

In return you will receive a salary of up to £50k per annum (dependent on experience) working for a well-established, scientific organisation in the centre of London. You will also receive a generous benefits package including: 

  • 25 days holiday per year;
  • flexible working which is fully embedded in our culture;
  • interest-free season ticket loans;
  • auto enrolment and Enhanced Pension schemes;
  • enhanced Occupational Sick Pay;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • access to a range of benefits and discounts focused on Health & Wellbeing, Family, Technology and Exercise & Fitness;
  • support with further academic/professional development.


How to apply 

Please read the job description for the role; the person specification sets out the skills, qualifications, personal attributes and experience we are seeking.
Data Engineer Job Description PDF

To apply for the role, please click here to be directed to an online application form where you will need to upload your CV and cover letter addressing how you meet the role requirements.

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2021, unless the post is filled sooner.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis (remotely via videoconferencing); the advert will be closed early if an appointment is made prior to the closing date so we advise interested applicants to apply sooner rather than later.


“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.”

No agencies please.