Current Vacancies - Principal Data Engineer

We are always looking to grow our team with like-minded people are who are driven, passionate about data and looking for a unique place to further their career.

Principal Data Engineer

London, Newbury, Liverpool or UK homebased
Capability Level
Principal Consultant
£70,000 - £90,000
Closing Date
Monday 13 December 2021

The Role

We are looking for a highly experienced and driven Principal Data Consultant to join our growing consultancy, to lead solution design, project delivery, and client integration.

You will draw from experience and knowledge across multiple industries, platforms, and methodologies to design and deliver high-quality, sustainable solutions.  Your approach will inspire colleagues and bring knowledge, energy, and drive into the delivery process. You will collaborate with Intuita's BI and Analytics teams to ensure we regularly exceed client expectations across the board.

As a key player within an already experienced and talented team, you are expected to provide clarity of thinking, thought leadership, project ownership and a flair for driving an exceptionally high standard of delivery.

This role provides an exciting development path with exposure to each level of our organisation and opportunities to experience all elements of the project lifecycle, from inception, scoping and pricing through to delivery and strategic planning.

Key Outputs

  • Solution leadership: Ability to take full ownership of significant and complex client solutions, and work with internal team members to manage the delivery quality and timeliness.
  • Stakeholder relationship: Building deep and meaningful relationships with client stakeholders and acting as their key point of contact for solution designs and outcomes.
  • Solution design: Taking ownership of developing, driving, and presenting solution design, working flexibly to support changing client demands, priorities, and resource constraints
  • Requirement’s definition: Ability to understand the client’s need transforming them into compelling requirements and to present back requirements to get stakeholder buy in.
  • Hands-on data delivery:  
    • Data analysis – assessing the suitability of existing and potential new data for use
    • Data modelling – designing effective, efficient data models to support various types of data exploitation (reporting, analytics, predictive modelling) both cloud and on-prem
    • Prototyping – building data prototypes to act as solid foundations for exploitation (SQL)
    • Governance – Data governance, security & privacy principles, leading, documenting and constantly challenging best-practise with clients and internal colleagues

Skills and experience required to fulfil the role

  • Ability to analyse, design, and build data solutions using SQL across multiple platforms
  • Preferable experience with AWS, GCP and/or Azure
  • Strong data background with proven experience delivering projects and working with large, complex datasets
  • Experience building relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Experience with architectural principles, data management approaches and data governance
  • An understanding of data culture within a business setting
  • Sound knowledge of data protection and GDPR
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum / Kanban)

Required Characteristics

  • Commercial acumen to protect the interests of Intuita whilst maximising opportunities
  • Ability to spot and develop commercial opportunities within existing clients
  • Proactive, dynamic, and driven by delivering quality work, with a great eye for detail
  • Takes accountability and ownership of tasks, and finds the best way to solve problems
  • An excellent communicator who can make sense of and communicate complex ideas
  • Ability to quickly understand client context and demonstrate expertise in their business
  • A relationship builder, with the ability to influence, motivate and engage effectively to build trust with stakeholders
  • An interest in industry trends, emerging technologies, and client’s businesses

About us

We are an ambitious, independent, and dynamic business that has an excellent track record developing talented individuals professionally and personally through mentorship, client-side experience, and industry exposure.


Culture is a very important part of life here at Intuita, and something we are consistently looking to grow and improve. It is expected that the successful candidate will play an important role in helping to define and evolve this, bringing fresh perspectives to help ensure Intuita continues to be a fantastic place to work for all its staff.


We are a diverse and inclusive, close knit team where everybody has a voice. There are always opportunities to get involved, learn new skills, apply new technologies and gain new perspectives.


Employee wellbeing is important to us; therefore, we offer an environment that supports individuals including flexible working, mental health first aiders and readily available support through an external mental wellbeing provider.


Once you have submitted your application we will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.


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BUPA Health and Dental, Pension, Generous company and personal performance-linked bonus scheme, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), Training courses/conferences supported, Flexible working hours and opportunities to work from home, Proactive mental wellbeing programme
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