Data Analytics Engineering Manager (Insurance Firm)

Job Description

My client are seeking a Data Analytics Engineering Manager to join their growing team.

As a member of their Data team, your role will involve utilizing and developing data infrastructure projects and creating proof-of-concept business solutions for analytics and Data Science users.

You'll collaborate closely with data scientists and analytic engineers to address specific needs and tactical solutions. This position encompasses the full spectrum of data engineering, from initial conception and prototyping to fully developed solutions, including the management of medium-complexity projects.

The current team comprises more than 12 members, including interns and placement students. Your role will involve overseeing and coordinating tasks for these team members while also serving as the team's manager and a point of contact for any issues that may arise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with Data Science and business partners, leveraging subject matter expertise.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to implement analytic solutions across various business units.
  • Manage, mentor, and inspire high-performing data analytics engineers.
  • Play a key role in developing exceptional data analytics engineers.
  • Assist in recruiting, developing, and retaining talented Data Analytics Engineers.
  • Participate in requirement development, breaking down complex business problems and documenting requirements.
  • Contribute to test plan development, test data preparation, and execution of functional tests.
  • Develop and deliver data infrastructure to support predictive modeling and analytics with minimal supervision.
  • Execute rapid development of new data and analytic work tracks with agile iteration.
  • Employ agile data analysis, utilizing technology proficiency in various programming languages and technologies.
  • Provide input on the development of enterprise data assets and information platforms for data exploration.
  • Conduct data exploration, engineering, testing, and implementation.
  • Participate in the development of new concepts and prototypes for data solutions.
  • Mentor team members and promote innovation and process improvement in a business technical environment.

Essential Criteria for Application

  • All candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a related field, involving the development of sophisticated big data pipelines to support machine learning and advanced analytics in industry or postgraduate research.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading technical projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching technical individuals.

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of distributed computing and big data frameworks like Spark, Mesos, Hadoop, AWS, Scality, etc.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Scala, Java, or C/C++.
  • Hands-on experience with structured relational databases and query writing (e.g., SQL).
  • Practical expertise in applying machine learning and statistical techniques to real-world challenges.
  • Competency in conducting data analytics and root cause analysis for business problem-solving and improvement.
  • Leadership and team management experience in a technical context.


  • Flexibile working options
  • Condensed hours
  • Career progression
  • + Many More

If you are interested in hearing more about this position or any other Data related position please do reach out on 028 90330250