Data Warehouse Team Lead

The University of Edinburgh

Job Description

UE08 £43,414 – £51,805 per annum

Information Services, Applications Directorate, Enterprise Architecture.

Open-ended, Full time – 35 hours per week

The Opportunity

To lead a team of ETL developers, data architect and MI analysts in developing strategic reporting data marts, to enable the provision of consistent and meaningful BI information across the University. To set team priorities, agree deliverables, manage agile working, and enhance team processes. To design the data schemas used by MI Analysts for them to use with BI tools and to contribute to strategic discussions relating to the BI strategy and architecture.

This position is offered on a full-time basis with an open-ended contract. The team is based in a large, modern office in central Edinburgh. We currently support hybrid working and you will have the option to work remotely for up to 4 days a week if you wish.

Your Skills And Attributes For Success

  • Experience delivering quality BI and data warehouse solutions.
  • Experience leading an ETL team using agile development methods.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a flexible approach to problem resolution and an ability to deal appropriately with changing requirements.
  • Ability to liaise between technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Motivation to work for the University.

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:

A positive, creative, challenging, interesting, and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives (opens new browser tab), flexible working and much more. Click to access our staff benefits page (opens new browser tab) for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Interviews will be held on or about 21st September 2022.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages (opens new browser tab) .

On this occasion the University will not consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this role. International workers will therefore only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.

About Us

As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.


The Applications Division develops, implements and supports IT to meet the complex and demanding needs of the University’s staff and students. The division works with a wide range of colleagues in research, teaching and support to turn their requirements into effective solutions and this includes work such as developing web sites and integrated workflows for complex business processes. It is also involved in the procurement and implementation of package solutions.

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