Associate Data Engineer

Date:  30 Apr 2024

Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company:  Nominet

Associate Data Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Hybrid minimum 20% on-site in our Oxford Science Park office


We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone.

If there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.


About Us

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat.

As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.

We’re also already a Carbon Neutral company and we’re committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050.


About the role

This role is for a Associate Data Engineer to enable the Data Analysts to deliver Analysis and Insights to the rest of the business. You will be part of a Data Engineering team set up to migrate data from a variety of on-prem and cloud sources into the Delta Lakehouse provider, Databricks. You will be part of developing and maintaining the full data pipeline stack and will involve many disciplines including cloud architect; infrastructure-as-code development; software engineering and general operational support.


About you and your experience

  • Commercial experience with Java (must-have)

  • Commercial experience with SQL (must-have)

  • Experience working with Data pipelines (must-have)

  • Experience with AWS systems including EC2, S3, CloudWatch and EKS (nice-to-have)

  • Experience with non-relational databases like Databricks (nice-to-have)

  • Experience with Big Data technology Apache Spark (nice-to-have)


What we offer

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to purchase an additional 5 days 

  • Bupa private healthcare + Employee Assistance Programme 

  • Electric vehicle scheme with on-site charging points 

  • Rewards platform with access to discounts at hundreds of shops, restaurants etc. 

  • MediCash discounts on routine healthcare including optical, dental and much more 

  • Company and individual performance-based annual bonus 


Please note, all roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles will require additional security clearance due to the nature of their work.

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