AWS Data Engineer

  • Full-time

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Job Description


* We can only consider applicants that have lived in the UK for 5 consecutive years or more due to security clearance requirements*

We are seeking an experienced AWS Data Engineer to join our growing data team. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of AWS data services, data modelling techniques, ETL design patterns, data warehousing principles, an analyst mindset with data visualisation skills. They will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining scalable data pipelines, analytics tools, and data solutions. 


  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable data pipelines using AWS services like RDS, S3, Glue, Redshift, and Kinesis. 

  • Work closely with data scientists and analysts to ensure data solutions are reliable for data exploration, visualisations, and reporting. 

  • Develop and implement data governance and security measures. 

  • Implement ETL processes and work with data formats like JSON, CSV, XML, etc. 

  • Optimize and tune AWS resources for performance and cost efficiency. 

  • Stay current with AWS updates, new data technologies, and strategies. 

  • Develop and implement data migration strategies.  



  • Extensive experience in data engineering with AWS services. 

  • Proven experience with AWS data services like S3, Glue, Redshift, and Kinesis. 

  • History of working on data migration projects.  

  • Hands on experience with creating visualisations in Tableau and Quicksight 

  • Proficient in SQL and at least one programming language (Python, Java, etc.) 

  • Understanding of data structures, data modelling, and software architecture. 

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail. 

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills. 

  • AWS Certified Big Data or AWS Certified Data Analytics certification is a plus. 

Experience in other cloud platforms are also desirable.  

Additional Information

We are proud of the benefits we offer employees of NEC Software Solutions 

  • Private Medical Cover funded by NEC for Employees (with the option to add family members at an additional cost)
  • 25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/ sell 
  • 4 x basic salary life assurance cover funded by NEC (with the option to increase cover at an additional cost)
  • A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions up to a maximum of 8.5%
  • A fantastic selection of flexible benefits to suit your individual needs
  • We are an employer who cares, we have a invaluable employee assistance programme which can help in every area of your life

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the UK. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks.

NEC Software Solutions is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.

Who are we?

We’re NEC Software Solutions (part of global tech giant NEC Corporation). While you read this ad, our software is helping to dispatch ambulances, support families, keep trains on the move, locate missing people and even test the hearing of newborn babies.

Working with us, you’ll be helping our 3,000+ employees push the boundaries of what’s possible and support amazing public services.

We work with governments, hospitals, police forces, housing providers, local authorities and more. We help them pay financial support faster, speed up treatments for patients and respond to emergencies in the right way. The more we do, the more our customers can do for others. And together, we make a world of difference.

We’d love your help. And we’ll support you all the way.

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