Data Engineer

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies
Main location: United Kingdom, UK Wide - Various, Any UK Office
Alternate Location(s): Any CGI location
Position ID: J0722-1893
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

If your programming skills are matched by an enthusiasm for problem-solving, and your communication skills are as creative as your coding, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK that could use your help.

CGI is looking to hire talented Data Engineers to work across our UK Business, be that financial services, utilities, telecoms, central / local / secure government clients.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You will be joining one of our many teams striving to deliver the highest quality architecture, design and code to develop extremely challenging big data solutions.

You could help to build out a bank’s surveillance systems, develop bespoke IP for the MOD or simply help transact data flows within Central Government. Whatever you end up working on it will likely be in a fast-paced, agile environment.

Your workload for new deliveries will be high and the teams use whichever services our customers demand and as you can imagine no two are the same.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

This list is not a pre-requisite, knowledge in some of these areas and flavours of big data are what we are looking for.

• knowledge of Big Data (Spark, Impala, Hive, SQL, NoSQL, Oracle)
• A track record of developing advanced analytics practice
• Desire to write robust, maintainable & re-usable code
• A track record of working in Agile and TDD environments coupled with refactoring in continuous integration environment.
• Python and scripting languages
• Track record of integrating data from multiple data sources

We celebrate and reward our colleagues through a variety of methods, and we promote the health and well-being of our members through a range of programs and activities. We are also committed to ensuring a safe work environment through the prevention of harmful workplace incidents including physical harm, harassment and violence.

Unconditionally inclusive – we know diversity brings a great greater variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences to the workplace. We actively encourage diversity at CGI and inclusivity is one of our top priorities, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability.


  • Big Data
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Mapping

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.