Data Engineer

Location : London - Bishops Square

We are currently recruiting for a Data Engineer to join our Engineering team within IT.  The A&O Engineering Team are primarily accountable for delivering the software and applications that Allen & Overy develop internally, and with the help of selected near source and outsource partners.

This includes providing:

  • Data processing and analytics to enable data-driven decision making
  • APIs to integrate internal systems
  • Bespoke legal applications for clients

As a Data Engineer, you will work closely with the Business Data, Information Security and Integrations Product Teams, in addition to data owners around the business and other technology development teams.

What you’ll do
You will be a key contributor to the Data Engineering Team, working in Agile sprints delivering business value. You will be involved in the design, documentation, development, testing, release, support and maintenance of the data platform. This platform provides curated data sets for consumption by our Data Science and Analytics teams and also integration abilities for other A&O systems.

What you’ll bring
This is an exciting opportunity for someone, preferably with Azure experience and an understanding of programming languages e.g. Python, Scala, .Net, C#. You will have a strong knowledge of SQL and an understanding of relevant agile software development, test and delivery practices. You should have good communication skills and be able to share knowledge with others (both technical and non-technical). Any experience of supporting production systems would be advantageous.

You will have experience with building data services using, amongst others, Azure Data Factory, Data Lake and Synapse (Azure Data Warehouse), feeding from multiple data sources. Any experience in the following would be desirable: The deployment of data services using Azure DevOps YAML pipelines utilizing BICEP (or ARM), SQL Schema, Synapse Workspace, Powershell and Azure CLI, and the visualisation of data using Power BI, DAX and M. API development and implementation.

Training and Development
At A&O we believe in enhancing knowledge and skills, we have extensive access to learning portals and have a dedicated training budget for both in house and external training. We also allow a proportion of your time to be spent developing and deepening your skill set.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a greenfield development and to be working in the Legal Tech workspace (Fin Tech for the Legal space)

If you are a team player with a collaborative approach we would love to hear from you!

Should you require additional support at any stage of the recruitment process due to a disability or a health condition, please do not hesitate to contact a member of Allen & Overy’s recruitment team who will work with you to provide any reasonable adjustments as required.

At Allen & Overy, we recognise that our people are our most valuable asset, which is reflected in the wide range of benefits that are available to our employees. Some of these benefits include: our occupational pension scheme, group income protection cover, private medical insurance, mental health resources and free apps, health and wellbeing services encompassing an onsite gym, wellbeing centre and GP service, emergency back-up care support, parental and special leave, holiday entitlement increasing with length of service, holiday trading, season ticket loans and online discounts and lifestyle management services.