Recognised as one of the fastest growing Companies in the UK, it’s a really exciting time to be joining END. If you’re positive, passionate and dedicated and want to be part of our future success this could be the role for you.


Over the last 15 years, END. has evolved into a technology led retailer that provides luxury and contemporary apparel and exclusive sneaker drops to a global audience. One of the most influential, forward-thinking and inspirational fashion companies in the world, we have fresh products hitting our website daily and our service never stops.

END. prides itself on delivering a first-class customer experience, which has underpinned our success. With over 2 million customers we deliver to over 80 countries around the world and our online business is complimented by our industry leading retail stores in Newcastle, Glasgow and London.

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our IT Operations Team for a Lead Data Engineer. Working in a busy and forward-thinking team, we are looking for someone who can effectively lead the Data Engineering Team to ensure all developments, integrations and environments are functional, available, value add and ultimately contribute to the overall business objectives..

What you’ll be doing:

Key responsibilities

  • Growth of a new in-house data team who are responsible for both project delivery and platform maintenance
  • Investigating, formalising and introducing improvements to the teams’ working processes with minimum disruption to productivity
  • Managing efficient ways of working between Functional and Technical teams
  • Involvement in Technical Solution Design and the Strategic Roadmap for Data
  • Providing insight and guidance on best practices and workflows
  • Prioritising tasks in line with business objectives
  • Working closely with 3rd party vendors to ensure successful integrations
  • Maintaining and improving an Agile development environment (CICD) process in line with project requirements
  • Reviewing data platform capabilities, presenting ideas for improvements, providing effort estimations, and attending project review meetings

What you’ll be able to demonstrate:

Skills and experience

  • Experience of managing and developing a team of skilled report developers
  • Extensive work experience and demonstrable skills in managing a modern cloud data platform such as AWS, GCS, or Azure
  • Comprehensive understanding of the many data architecture concepts available, such as Data Lakes, Data Warehousing, Data Marts etc
  • Experienced in the design and build of data models that are appropriate to the business context
  • Deep understanding of the most common data integration concepts and patterns, including CDC, WebHooks, SOAP/REST APIs, ETL/ELT
  • Ability to take a balanced view across many tooling options, score them fairly, explain the business benefits, and build a compelling business case for implementation
  • Experience with the full development lifecycle i.e. requirements capture, analysis, design, test, documentation, maintenance, and configuration management
  • Strong architectural understanding of the various frameworks, entities and common data service within Dynamics 365 especially including web services
  • Experience of using version and source control to protect, manage and share source code
  • Excellent MS SQL Server skills

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • 34 days holiday (including bank holidays and your birthday)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Generous staff discount
  • Access to END. Exclusives benefits platform
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Registered access to Healthcare Benefits provider
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Eye-test vouchers
  • Cycle-to-work scheme

Our core values underpin everything we do as a business. We always put our customers first, are passionate and dedicated and strive for excellence. To achieve this, we are positive and collaborative and keep it simple.

If you have what it takes to be part of our future success, we want to hear from you.

Please note - for the successful candidate, any employment is conditional on you having the right to work in the UK in the role in which you are employed.

Type of employment: Permanent, full-time