Data Lead

Posted on Jan 11, 2021 by Skipton Building Society

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£60k - £70k Annual

Skipton Building Society has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Lead to join its Data & Analytics team in Skipton. This role is temporarily remote, with a 12-month, full-time contract and a salary of up to £70,000.

What You'll Be Doing

As our Technical Lead, you'll be a driving force for innovation within our business. You'll lead the team in implementing new Microsoft Azure technologies, and you'll work with our Product Owners to understand how the new platform can transform and embed a data-driven culture.

You'll act as a role model, embedding agile ways of working, and you'll oversee the activity and outcomes of the Data Engineering and Architect teams, ensuring they are aligned to the overall objectives of the department.

What You'll Bring

  • You're a confident leader, an excellent communicator and a role model to the people around you.
  • You're highly motivated and you love a challenge.
  • You won't hesitate to get stuck into day-to-day tasks, and you always have clear sight of the overall goal.

Your skills:

  • Expertise in cloud technologies (preferably Azure)
  • Experience in modern data engineering practices
  • Understanding of analytical tooling (Python, R, Databricks)
  • Experience in modern data architecture design


  • Pension contribution & bonus scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance and Life Assurance Scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme

About Us

At Skipton Building Society, we're not just another Financial Services institution. We're a mutual organisation, which means we're owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do.

The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people, and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team, which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis.

If you're up for the challenge, and you want to have a real say in how things are being done at Skipton, we want to hear from you. Apply today!

Reference: 1057027138

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