Here at The Guardian, we believe the open exchange of information, ideas and opinions has the power to change the world for the better.
More people than ever before are reading, watching and listening to Guardian journalism from across the world. Over the past year The Guardian achieved record digital traffic with our highest number of regular readers and monthly page views averaging over 1.1 billion.
We’re now on a path to achieve the goal we recently announced of two million people supporting The Guardian by 2022.
That’s where you come in.
We are looking for a Data Developer to design and build the data models by which we collect, structure and use our data across the organisation.
About the role
As a data developer you will:
Work closely with the Product Manager, Data Developers and Business Analysts to create and maintain the data models and the data modelling standards that bring our target data architecture to life, at both a conceptual, logical and physical level.
Help on the definition of conceptual models as well as on the Data Warehouse logical and physical models which will allow the business to easily understand and query our data.
Understand and document how operational/source systems work (process flows), their data models at the source and logic required to be applied in the ETL pipelines in order to build the Data Warehouse models.
Work across the data team to design, create and launch the data assets that deliver on the agreed data models
To be considered for the role, we’re looking for you to have:
A wealth of experience creating data models in a large, consumer-orientated organisation.
Degree qualified, likely in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Information Systems, Mathematics or a related field.
4+ years’ experience writing complex, analytical SQL.
Technical expertise with Git/version control and SDLC
Does this all sound like you? Then we’d love to hear from you!
How to apply
To apply, please upload your latest CV and a cover letter which outlines why you are attracted to this role, and why you’re a great match for what we’re looking for.
The Guardian offers 26 days’ holiday and a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, healthcare, dental insurance options, cycle to work scheme and 2 paid volunteering days per year.
We have a strong commitment to your learning, development and wellbeing, with hundreds of different courses available - ranging from bite-sized e-learning courses, to on-site workshops and professional certifications
It’s the talent, energy and commitment our people bring to our business that make us who we are. Across our business we have some of the brightest and best people in media and beyond: award winning journalists, cutting edge commercial teams, industry leading digital talent and much, much more.
We are a vibrant and diverse community with many events groups and forums to get involved in. Our Kings Place offices overlook Regents Canal, with the newly-developed Coal Drops Yard, Granary Square and St Pancras Square shops, restaurants and pop-ups.
We value and respect all differences in all people (seen and unseen) at the Guardian. We aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future. The Guardian actively encourages applications from BAME candidates.
At The Guardian, many of our staff work flexibly and we will consider all requests for flexible working arrangements.