What you'll do

Global Head of Data Engineering
For over three decades our purpose hasn’t changed: we are here to make a positive difference to the lives of all.  Making people feel good, cared for and smart through the exceptional products, services and value we offer — is what sets us apart. 
That’s why we need you.  We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us. 

The Role
As our Global Head of Data Engineering, you will be tasked with growing, leading, and managing our global data engineering team, building a data engineering centre of excellence supporting technology & the wider business. You will be work in a collaborative way to enable and drive adoption of DevOps, DataOps and other automation technologies. A key aspect of the role is to promote technical excellence across the team and integrate best practice data engineering within the wider Technology function.


To be Successful 
You will have proven experience in managing technical teams of data engineers and developers working within an agile culture. You will be a highly collaborative individual with gravitas, have the ability to develop strong relationships & influence senior stakeholders across the organisation. Bringing excellent technical ability, including hands-on understanding of data engineering, operational processes, data migration, DevOps, and data engineering for data science and machine learning. 


Tech Skills 
Azure data platform & toolset, Databricks and PowerBI 


In return
You will be joining Specsavers at an exciting time in our Data Journey. Growing and leading our incredible high performing Data team building and influencing the power of Data across our technology team. 


We believe in rewarding our people for their hard work so have a great mix of benefits and opportunities for you. Giving you the recognition, you deserve! 


We are also happy to talk flexible working. It’s going to be an exciting journey. 

Is this you? Great!

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