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Senior Microsoft Data Engineer


The BES Group are the leading end to end solution provider in the Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance sector. Our team of experts (hand-picked by our Careers Team) cover an extensive range of engineering services.

We’ve gone from strength to strength over recent years, welcoming the very best risk management businesses to our Group. As a result, we’ve grown both our team of experts and our suite of solutions in line with our customer’s needs. We’re private equity backed, which means we have the flexibility and support to move quickly and grow faster than any other company in our industry. We’re innovative and forward thinking and have the awards to prove it, but most of all we’re focused on helping make sure our customers leave nothing to chance.

Our head office is based in central Manchester and is the home to many of our central functions. To support our continued ambitious growth plans, we are delighted to be recruiting for a Senior MI Developer/Senior Microsoft Data Engineer to join our fantastic IS team.

What are we looking for?  

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our growing Data Engineering and BI team, in a role that will allow you to both apply and grow your skills through the delivery of data and insights to help drive change in all areas of our business. You will form a key part of the team to continually improve our Microsoft Azure based strategic data platform, from wrangling data from Dynamics 365 and other key sources to producing dashboards for key business decisions and supporting predictive analysis projects.

Our operations are of a scale that will provide you with material data and technology solution challenges whilst allowing you to rapidly see the impact of the work that you do. Success in the role involves being customer centric, with the ability to innovate as well as being highly effective in the delivery of data and analytic solutions.

What will I be doing?  

Reporting into the Head of Data Engineering you will own the development and implementation of data and reporting solutions using the latest Microsoft technologies: SQL Server Integration Services Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Analysis Services, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL Database, Azure Data Factory and Power BI (both dashboards and paginated reports)

You will be working with other members of the team or directly with our business users to understand and document business requirements, evaluate options, research, and propose suitable solutions. Using your stakeholder management skills to translate business requirements into design specifications.

You will ensure that all work is carried through the environments, source controlled with regularity and that deployment packages are robust and well organised. Ensuring all conflicts in this area are merged/escalated effectively whilst supporting the development and enhancement of our CI/CD pipelines.

You will take an active role in ensuring the highest quality of our processes and the data we provide, working with system and business owners to ensure a proactive approach supporting data governance as well as establishing best practice guidelines for code management and deployment between cloud MI environments

What makes BES Group a great place to work? 

We genuinely care. It’s basic, human instinct that runs through every person that works at BES Group. Knowing we always do the best job we can with absolutely no compromise means everything.

If you work for us, you will get the below and, so much more: 

  • A competitive salary from £55,000 (negotiable, depending on experience)
  • A flexible working approach, the role will be in our Manchester office with home based working available (you must have suitable Wi-Fi, and provide your own office set up).
  • Amazing head offices in the heart of Manchester city centre
  • Development opportunities across the business
  • Discretionary annual company bonus and yearly salary review
  • 25 days leave per year plus bank holidays (and an extra day off on your birthday to celebrate you!)
  • Shiny new Surface Pro
  • Access to lots of discounts and benefits via our company benefits portal including; retail, fitness, holiday and cinema discounts
  • The support of a superb employee assistance programme
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Opportunities to attend volunteer days
  • Company contribution to charity fundraising you participate in; we want to support charities you are passionate about!
  • Employee Suggestion programme, because we value input from everyone in the BES Group
  • Up to 10% pension 

What experience do I need?

To work for us you must have the right attitude, aptitude and appetite for what we do.  As a minimum, you will have:  

  • Strong customer focus and communication skills.
  • Having delivered a modern data platform using relevant technologies and services in Microsoft Azure.
  • Expert in T-SQL including stored procedures, temp tables & CTE’s with performance tuning.
  • Proficient in the development of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) solutions and Azure Data Factory
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of GIT for CI/CD source control in azure across key areas of the stack
  • Proficient in developing and deploying Azure Analysis Services Models
  • Proficient in developing cascading, parameterized reports using SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Report development of datasets and reporting in Microsoft Power BI
  • Ideally experience of using Data Bricks or Azure Synapse
  • Strong understanding of data modelling concepts
  • Experience of interpreting and analysing complex data
  • Knowledge and a proven track record in data / data quality management
  • Code management & deployment tools
  • Experience of Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Proficient in debugging, monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting BI solutions.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment

To apply for this role, simply click “Apply”. We ask for some basic contact information and a CV or your LinkedIn profile, it’s that easy! Please keep in mind, successful candidates will be required to complete the relevant background checks as part of the recruitment process. 

We want to inspire everyone to see how important safety is and we expect the same from our people.  And if you’re on the same page as us about that and you’ve got the right skills, experience and attitude, you’ll fit right in. Simple. We’re all about diversity and inclusion and that means we want our people to be themselves.  We’re delighted to be an equal opportunities employer and that will never change!

BES Group, Your Safety, Our Focus


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Manchester (Trinity)
Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton Street, 1st Floor, Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 6HY
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    From £55,000 (depending on experience) plus up to 10% pension, and much more!
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