Share this Job
Apply now »

Data Consultant

Location: UK - Birmingham, UK - London, UK - Hatfield, UK - Reading, UK - Edinburgh, UK - Manchester | Job-ID: 39566 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


UK wide travel
Flexible home location


Job Introduction

Computacenter are looking for a consultant to help drive and deliver Data Engineering engagements.  with in-depth delivery capability of enterprise Data architectures and platform distribution software, traditional as well as cloud native capabilities across hyper scaler environments.

You will be responsible for designing and delivering “Data and Analytics” environments that meets our Customers business requirements within their overall IT strategy. The role will also involve staying at the forefront of new technologies, working within a UK practice of 260 consultants.


Main Responsibilities

  • Technical point of contact in the delivery and design of Data and Analytics solutions.
  • Technical ownership of design and delivery of solutions
  • Working closely with customers to ensure you understand their requirements, and implement solutions delivered to meet their needs.
  • Undertake discovery and assessment tasks to gather data to help architects design new platforms for our clients
  • Responsible for the quality of all technical deliverables produced
  • Attend and present at customer workshops and meetings
  • Provide technical assurance as requested, for internal and external customers
  • Work as part of a team on larger solutions
  • Identify other Computacenter service and sales opportunities
  • Keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies
  • Participate in training and conferences and maintain accreditations
  • Strong verbal communication skills 
  • Strong written skills, writes concise and clear design and delivery documentation


The Ideal Candidate

  • 2+ years of hands on design, delivery and implementation of enterprise Data & analytic platforms
  • Awareness of Cloud analytics IaaS and PaaS offerings and ability to discuss and define the most appropriate platform based on customer requirements
  • Delivery and design experience in enterprise environments following best practices
  • Strong proven Linux operating system skills in enterprise environments
  • Strong experience in traditional Hadoop ecosystems as well as native cloud capabilities
  • Experience with data security & authentication methodologies relating to ETL and curation
  • Hands on experience in installation, configuration, troubleshooting, testing and managing data platforms, on premises or in the cloud
  • Desirable experience with data visualisation tools and methodologies
  • Existing technical certification within data focused technology or cloud provider



Technical skills required:

Data Processing

  • Azure HDInsight
  • GCP DataProc

Data Visualisation

  • AWS QuickSight
  • Microsoft Power BI
  • GCP Looker

Data Governance

  • AWS Glue
  • Azure Data Factory

GPU based Services

  • Nvidia/ Intel

Understanding in the following areas are a nice to have;


Data Governance

  • GCP Data Fusion
  • Informatica
  • Cloudera


Real time/streaming Analytics

  • AWS Kinesis
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Databricks
  • GCP Dataflow


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

Apply now »