Join Ascent and help us do extraordinary things with data for our customers!
About the role
As a Senior Data Engineer at Ascent, you get to work at the heart of our customer businesses to understand their data needs, identify possible problems and help them develop solutions. You’ll join our practice of market-leading data professionals and work typically as part of a cross-functional team on customer projects, supporting their journey through digital transformation, or helping them do existing things in a much better way.
What you'll do
As a Senior Data Engineer, you’ll work to design and create pipelines that transform data in a scalable and repeatable way. Producing efficient code that automates the process of ingesting and cleaning the data, you then develop and apply appropriate mechanisms so that data flows toward target data sources as required.Depending on the project, your daily responsibilities could be quite varied, but typically our Data Engineers:
You’ll also get called on from time to time to support Ascent marketing colleagues, pre-sales teams and key partners with some subject matter expertise in data engineering.
Skills and experience required
We’re looking for people with good data engineering skills, and you’ll ideally bring with you:
You’ll have experience working with data warehouse solutions, extracting and processing data in various ways using off-the-shelf tools and open-source tools. You’ll also be really familiar working with Linux or Windows operating systems and version control systems (Git).
We work in Agile methodologies as a preference, so being comfortable working in this way is important. You should be comfortable in a customer facing situation where you’ll need to communicate clearly and effectively in English – often with people who might not be as technically experienced, so good written and verbal English skills are important. You should be someone who is passionate about team collaboration and knowledge sharing, with the passion and drive to achieve goals and targets. We value empathy in our colleagues, and it’s important you bring a growth mindset and a willingness to learn and adapt.
Working at Ascent
We choose hybrid working, where you balance time at the office or with your customers with working at home. You'll earn a competitive salary, with a good range of benefits. Our offices are places to connect and collaborate with colleagues, with socials and regular get-togethers. We take your development and growth seriously, with plenty of opportunities to acquire skills and get certified.
Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favorably because of their gender, pregnancy, maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. Please let us know when you apply if you require any reasonable accommodation.
If you like providing efficient, effective solutions to complex challenges, join us at Ascent! Be at the heart of helping achieve extraordinary things with software and data for our customers!
About usWe are Ascent! and we help our customers solve problems, elevate, and do existing things better. We are on a mission to help our customers connect data, software, and purpose to create extraordinary outcomes. You could say we are a digital transformation business.
We specialize in software product development, analytics, data science, IoT solutions, machine learning, DevOps optimization, and modernization of applications, data, and platforms.
We work with incredible clients in all types of industries such as smart home devices, space exploration, beer manufacturing, finance, ecology, and logistics. We work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses and employ the sharpest minds too!
Opportunity Based in Bristol
As a Digital Transformation Consultant at Ascent, you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects, from customer research and ideation workshops to designing and engineering world-class products and services. Collaborating with our international teams, you will play a pivotal role in understanding our clients' customers, designing value-adding solutions, and bringing them to life. No two days will be the same as you undertake activities such as customer research, leading design sessions, and even acting as a proxy product owner. Join us if you have a positive attitude, a thirst for knowledge, and the ability to work with diverse teams and ideas. Help us shape the future of digital transformation and create exceptional experiences that our clients and their customers will love.You will:
Helping a client design and launch a new AI powered service
Working with a client to research, design and build a new digital product
Helping a client understand the art of the possible – for example, helping them to understand the needs of their customers and designing a new SaaS portal to deliver greater revenue and basket size
Redesigning critical reporting and management tools
Exploring the future of customer journeys and helping clients design and implement customer self-service and automation
Running co-creation and innovation workshops to generate break through ideas and concepts for client teams across industries
Helping a growing range of clients exploring and applying cutting-edge technologies such as Automation, IoT and Generative AI
Developing industry leading services with other people at Ascent, creating stand out services that combine data, tech, design and commerce that our customers love
You could be a designer, a consultant, a technologist or work in an in-house team. It’s not about having a fixed profile. We’re looking for people with a positive attitude, lots of curiosity, an ability to pick things up quickly and a passion to work with people from a diverse set of backgrounds with a range of ideas.
Digital Transformation Consultant work across the entire delivery lifecycle and typically have a combination of these key attributes
Skills and Experience
We're looking for someone who:
An all-rounder with a set of skills and knowledge that enable them to bring commercial thinking together with creativity, technology and data to deliver awesome digital solutions for our clients
A passion for innovation and the positive impact that digital transformation can have on value creation
Have a positive, can attitude and an infectious positive energy that enthuses clients and team mates alike
A natural leader, with the ability to get the best out of a diverse, geographically dispersed team
A growth mindset and a passion to continually explore and learn new things
An ability to build relationships and influence at all levels and across multidisciplinary teams (e.g. design, engineering, product, data and function heads)
A client centred approach ensuring high-quality deliverables, client success and continuous account growth
An ability to make abstract, complicated technical subjects easy to understand
Experience of using Design Thinking and Agile/Lean Start-up
A great sense of aesthetics and can tell a story visually, bringing people along the journey
Working at Ascent
This is a hybrid role, where you can spend time at the office or work from home. This is a company where your development and learning will be taken seriously, and we'll support your professional development with training and certification, with regular feedback and review.
Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favourably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.