Service Care Solutions Ltd

Lead Data Engineer

Job Opportunity: Lead Data Engineer

Location: Office-based with intermittent travel to Counter Terrorism Operations Centre (CTOC) in Earls Court, London, and potential national travel.

Contract Type: Fixed-Term (12 months)
Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) is seeking a skilled and motivated Lead Data Engineer to join the ICT team on a fixed-term contract.

As a key player, you will specialise in data transformation and migration, contributing to the design, development, and implementation of essential data management strategies within CTP.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Develop relationships and collaborate with multiple data owners across CTP and partner organisations to understand data, enable data migration, and implement data improvements for solutions.

  • Data Solution Design: Design and develop data solutions aligning with both business and technical platform requirements.

  • Technical Documentation: Create relevant technical documentation, including HLD, LLD, source and target data models, migration strategy, testing, and quality metrics.

  • Strategic Vision: Ensure data solutions align with the strategic technical and business vision of CTP.

  • Data Governance: Ensure data integrity, security, and compliance with relevant regulations such as GDPR, Data-Protection, and Management of Police Information.

  • Technical Leadership: Provide a hands-on technical approach, taking ownership of designs from a high-level strategic perspective down to low-level design, configuration, and installation detail.

  • Project Lifecycle Participation: Engage throughout the project lifecycle, defining and refining data requirements, assisting in the transition to production environments.

  • Best Practices: Provide advice and experience on data management best practices.

  • Essential Skills & Experience:

    • Effective written, oral, and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with individuals at all levels.

    • Understanding of networking and systems analysis.

    • Experience in working on large-scale Business Change and IT-enabled Transformation Programmes.

    • Experience in a complex, high-profile political environment.

    • In-depth knowledge of Government Security Classification (GSC) and related security policies and guidelines.

    • Experience in developing data model architecture and design, including designing and developing data migration plans for RBMS systems.

    • Ability to hold SC STRAP security clearance to operate in the CTP environment and with partners.

    This role will be office-based, with intermittent travel to the Counter Terrorism Operations Centre (CTOC) in Earls Court, London, and potential national travel based on stakeholder engagements.

    How to Apply:
    If you possess the necessary skills and experience and are ready to contribute to the vital work of Counter Terrorism Policing, please submit your CV to

    Highlight your relevant experience and address how your skills align with the key responsibilities outlined above.

    Join us in the challenging and rewarding field of counter-terrorism, where your expertise in data engineering will play a critical role.

    We look forward to receiving your

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