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Graduate Data Engineer - Belfast

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Dale Farm Ltd


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  • As a Graduate Data Engineer you will support the planning, development and maintenance of our Central Data Hub as well as troubleshooting database issues, ensuring the performance, integrity and security of the database are maintained and improved. 
  • This role supports the delivery of Dale Farm’s data strategy including, data governance, operational data management and data quality management.


  • Experience using Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Management Studio
  • Experience in managing and updating SQL Database structures.
  • Solid understanding of SQL Server principles and best practices
  • A good understanding of other SQL and database related technology e.g. Integration Services, Analysis Services
  • Expertise in database design, deployment, and administration
  • Desirable:
  • Business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
  • Experience using Visual Studio for database build, development and ETL processes.
  • Personnel Specification:
  • Experience of data governance, data stewardship and data quality.
  • Ability to make recommendations to a business on data ownership and data quality management tasks.
  • Ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Able to identify risks and define plans to control or remediate these risks.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical abilities.
  • Sound understanding and experience of Data Lifecycle Management.
  • Experience working with large datasets.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Key Characteristics:
  • Good technical skills particularly in automation techniques for data pipelines.
  • A problem-solving mindset.
  • Good understanding of databases.
  • Good communicator - able to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to effectively plan and prioritise workloads.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Design, build and maintain databases.
  • Review database performance, integrity, and security.
  • Make and implement recommendations for database improvements.
  • Troubleshooting issues for users.
  • Build and maintain data integrations from internal and external sources.
  • Understand and keep up to date with developments in new technology and tools.
  • Creating and maintaining database and data pipeline documentation.
  • Identify opportunities to expand Dale Farm’s data universe.
  • Support the development of a single source of truth for Dale Farm data.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

May 22, 2024