Junior Data Engineer

By Equinox

Who we are:

We’re a Leeds-based tech company developing software for intellectual property (IP) professionals across the globe. In human terms: we’re a friendly team of intelligent, techy, creative and supportive people. We believe having fun is key to our wellbeing and our ability to produce high-quality work. Our office is a relaxed space with a shuffleboard, pool table, games console and a bar.

What we do:

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We develop IP management software for law firms and businesses around the world. Our system, Equinox, helps IP professionals seamlessly manage the protection of their intellectual property portfolios.

We may be a tech company, but we’re actually all about people. Our focus is to develop powerful software that genuinely helps our clients every time they log in. Our product roadmap is driven by key optimisation opportunities that save our clients time and reduce the risk of human error, while providing all the tools and services they need to stay ahead of their competition.

As part of the Questel group, one of the world’s leading providers of intellectual property solutions, we’re jointly committed to creating a supportive and fair business. Our software and services are designed to help our subscribers succeed.

About you:

For the role of Junior Data Engineer, we’re looking for someone with a curious mindset, a proactive approach, and can demonstrate the following skills:

  • Attention to detail and thorough
  • Technically minded
  • Organised
  • Excellent client communication
  • Self-learner
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with PHP

Are you wondering what life at an informal, agile tech company might be like? Come and join a team where everyone can be themselves and feel empowered by what they do.

What you’ll be doing:

As Junior Data Engineer, you’ll be joining the Data Services team, which is made up of technical solution finders who support our clients by ensuring they have a smooth transition to our Equinox system.

As Junior Data Engineer, your role will include:
  • Extracting data using relational database queries
  • Formatting and preparing client data within Excel ready for import to Equinox IPMS
  • Communicating with clients about requirements for data imports – flagging any issues in the dataset to customers
  • Writing PHP scripts to manipulate and process datasets
  • Ownership of migration projects
  • Making sure customer requirements and deadlines are met
  • Collaborating with internal teams to provide high-quality customer service
  • Working with external IT support teams to ensure system compatibility
  • Performing bulk updates to clients’ data as per requests
  • Creating reports of portfolios using SQL

The salary for this role is £24,000 to £27,000 per year, depending on experience.

How we’ll support you:

  • Flexible working hours, hybrid office/home working
  • 25 days annual leave that increases with length of service
  • Company pension contribution, regular salary reviews plus training and development opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing support including a health cash plan, employee assistance counselling and a monthly wellbeing lottery
  • Financial support for feel-good activities like gym memberships, arts & crafts courses, dance lessons and more
  • Tech scheme to help you save money on tech and spread the cost
  • Cycle scheme, bike storage & showers, plus free onsite parking & good public transport links
  • Regular company socials

Ready to apply?

If you’ve got this far down the page, we’re hoping it’s because something has resonated with you. Our biggest piece of advice when applying for this role is to be yourself, be curious and look for ways to enjoy and learn from the process. The rest will fall into place.

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