1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 10–4

Dog friendly

Job Description

How you'll be contributing to Accurx as a Data Engineer (Tech Lead)..

Accurx is already the communication software of choice for 98% of NHS GP practises in England and is swiftly expanding to other healthcare settings. We’re hiring for our first Data Engineering Lead, who’ll bring diverse datasets generated by this essential system together under one warehouse roof, leading to invaluable improvements to the day-to-day work of healthcare providers and the experiences of patients.

The key to Accurx’s future success will hinge significantly on strong data engineering practices, and it’s up to you to spearhead that vision, by planning and executing engineering projects that further a data-driven company mission.

Your day to day tasks, should you choose to accept this mission... 🤝

  • As a Data Engineer (Tech Lead) you will be the first point of contact for data integrations and bronze data modelling.
  • You’ll lead the data engineering function and work together with analysts, BI developers and data scientists.
  • It’ll be your job to make sure there’s data available to answer some of the most pressing questions in healthcare.
  • You will work closely with out Staff Data Engineer to collaborate on data engineering solutions.
  • You will collaborate with the rest of the Data team (Data Science and Analytics & BI) to improve the accuracy and availability of self serving & BI data
  • You'll report to the Head of Data and work closely with her to shape the team & execute data strategy.
  • You’ll be joining a well-established data team - also known for being one of the most fun teams in the company 🥳

What the team say... 🔊

“Accurx is the most collaborative place I’ve ever worked: the team are always there to help lend a hand, just listen to a problem, or remind you it’s actually fine and your hair’s not on fire.”
- Imo, Staff Data Engineer.

“This team is truly a gem. Every day I feel lucky to come to work to a group that is genuinely fun and continuously encourages me to always remain curious.”
- Fabio, Analytics Engineer.

“Interesting challenges, fulfilling work and (most importantly) immaculate vibes! 💙”
- Louis, BI Developer

“We break hearts, not pipelines.”
- Patrick, Data Scientist

We'd really like to hear from you, if ...

  • You have data engineering experience and have worked as part of a Data team
  • You have an interest in progressing to leading a team and managing complex projects with internal and external stakeholders
  • You have worked extensively in Python, and ideally on running Python integrations in the cloud (Azure)
  • You are proficient in SQL (specifically stored procedures) but have knowledge about other databases (NoSQL databases etc)
  • You have worked with Snowflake and its integrations
  • You understand concepts of data warehousing, ETL/ELT processes and data modelling
  • You are able to integrate data from various sources, such as web services, APIs, and file systems
  • You have a strong knowledge of Azure, specifically on Azure functions, Azure data lake and Azure data factory
  • You are proficient in version control systems such as Git
  • Bonus: you have experience in C# / Product Engineering
  • You're mission-driven: you care about positively impacting the lives of millions
  • You’re always collaborating: you place team success over personal success and you enjoy working in an open, collaborative environment.
  • You demonstrate responsible ownership: when you see something not working, you'll flag it and be part of the solution
  • You seek continuous improvement: you’re always developing new skills and insights, while exploring ways to do things better
  • You’re mindful of balance: you're conscious of your own health and that of others. You think carefully about how best to focus your efforts, knowing when to push yourself to reach a goal.

What can we offer? 🤔

💰 £80,000 - £95,000 salary + the value of £50,750 share options

🤝 Access to Happl - a flexible benefits provider with a given budget of £600 to spend on perks of your choice. Options include private health insurance, wellness providers and more.

🏢 We are office first, all accuFolk come to our office in Shoreditch 3 days per week, with the option to work remotely 2 days a week. Read more about our hybrid policy.

📚 Allocated annual learning & development budget

🐣 Enhanced parental leave policy

🙏 Prayer, meditation and breastfeeding room

🗣 In house therapists available daily

🌴 Working abroad policy

👩‍🍳We have our very own Chef! Free healthy breakfasts, snacks and lunches will be provided, with the occasional sweet treat!

...And much more.

Like the sound of this role and want to know more about the company? Here's more about us...

We’re a fast-growing healthcare technology company which makes it easier for patients and healthcare teams to communicate.

Accurx is where conversations happen with and about patients. Our software helps doctors, nurses, pharmacists, administrators and other professionals to seamlessly connect with both patients and each other.

Our mission is simple: everything we do is to make patients healthier and healthcare staff happier. Today, Accurx is used in 98% of GP practices nationwide and every day more healthcare professionals are using our software in hospitals, pharmacies, care homes and the community.

We’re passionate about staying close to our users, which is why everyone at Accurx visits a GP practice at least twice a quarter to understand how a practice runs, the difficulties they face with technologies and how we can help.

Head over to our main careers page to find out more about the team and our candidate hub. You can also find out more about us on Medium, LinkedIn and Twitter & Instagram.

Our YouTube channel is full of demos of our product, webinars we have held with our users and some clips about life at Accurx.

Diversity & Inclusion

Accurx is committed to being an inclusive employer - you can find out more about this commitment here. As part of this, we’re glad to accommodate candidates who need adjustments throughout the interview process.

We've officially been accredited as a flexible workplace by Flexa® Careers. 🙌

Pre-employment Screening

All successful candidates are asked to complete a Basic DBS check along with other pre-employment checks (referencing & right to work). You can find more on our process here. If you’d like to ask questions before you apply please email jobs@accurx.com.

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 9 weeks full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 9 weeks full pay
Adoption leave – No difference to maternity/paternity leave
Shared parental leave – 9 weeks additional leave at full pay before your child's 5th birthday (this also applies to new joiners who have children under the age of 5)
Work from anywhere scheme – work from abroad scheme, book up to two weeks at a time.
28 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from home allowance
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
Teambuilding holidays
Dog friendly office
Wellbeing allowance
Compassionate leave
In office massages
In office catering
In office yoga classes
Faith rooms
Cycle to work scheme
Salary sacrifice
Matched pension contribution
Share options
L&D budget
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Accurx

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

45% Male : 55% Women

Office locations

Liverpool Street, London

Funding levels

£36m in Series A & B

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Healthtech & Healthcare

Healthtech & Healthcare

Industry awards 2023
Healthtech & Healthcare

Healthtech & Healthcare

Industry awards 2022

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