Data Lead

£Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Gym



The Big Data Manager will lead the development of the big data cluster, both from a technical as well as a governance perspective. They will lead a team composed of both governance and development talent.

Market Overview

Building our analytical capabilities is a core pillar of Dyson's new global data strategy. As more consumers engage with Dyson, via more types of products, and across more markets, the volumes of data will greatly increase. Understanding how to use this data to improve everything from customer experiences to product development will be key to Dyson's success.

Function Overview

This role will report to Dyson's Head of Data, and sits within the Global Data and Analytics team. This team is tasked with ensuring that the various parts of Dyson's business are able to leverage rich, accurate, and timely data to generate insights and make better decisions. As a part of IT, the team has the resources and the remit to keep up with Dyson's impressive global growth.


As the Big Data Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the continued evolution of our big data cluster, as well as the broader Dyson data warehouse. Your team will be tasked with ensuring that we are making the right design decisions both from a technology as well as a governance perspective. Working closely with the other dev leads you will ensure that we are building an integrated solution and not another silo.


You will have 5+ years of experience with data warehouses, preferably having worked with AWS or GCP. You dream of SQL and schemas, and are particularly passionate about pipelines. Hadoop, HDFS, Hive, Impala, Scoop, Oozie, Presto, Redshift, BigQuery... unlike most people, you know what they mean, how they work, and when you would use them. Ideally you will also have had exposure to SAP and MS environments before.

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 14-Mar-2017

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