Turner & Townsend

Data Lead - Data and Analytics

Sep 03, 2023

London, United Kingdom

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative, and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Description

Due to growing demand for our Infrastructure Digital - Data and Analytics services, we are seeking to recruit a Data Lead with excellent technical knowledge of designing and building of scalable data solution that will enable our clients to extract value from their data assets. 

The Role 
As part of the role you will: 

  • Work with developers, managers, and business stakeholders to understand and define components of the data landscape and how it relates to the data strategy 

  • Understand and translate end-user requirements into designs and delivery plans for effective data solutions 

  • Build, maintain, and support data workstreams and the necessary infrastructure as part of a data and analytics delivery team 

  • Produce high-quality communications, documentation, and presentations of solutions for colleagues 

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and promote these through the team 

  • Actively mentor and develop others in the team and inspire them through commitment and enthusiasm 

  • Foster and demonstrate an inclusive team culture focusing on service excellence and exceptional performance 

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of T&Ts documentation and processes




  • Problem resolution. Initiate actions, monitor services, and identify trends 

  • A proven track record in designing and delivering technology solutions built on the Azure cloud 

  • Strong experience designing and delivering data solutions in Azure. 

  • Demonstrable experience in designing and implementing cloud-native systems and/or rebuilding an existing system on the cloud 

  • Ability to lead architectural engagements, either directly or as part of a larger programme of work and take ownership for the successful delivery of customer value within budget, schedule, and scope 

  • Able to concisely and articulately present to both technical and non-technical audiences 

  • A solid understanding of key processes in the engineering delivery cycle including Agile and DevOps 

  • Experience in providing guidance to customers on their cloud journeys and able to establish long-term trusted advisor role 

  • Able to contribute to RFI/RFP requests and design & deliver innovative Proof of Concepts for customers 

  • Ability to lead best-practices for the consultancy resulting in standardised engagement models and repeatable ways-of-working 

  • Experience delivering multiple solutions using key techniques such as Governance, Architecture, Data Modelling, ETL / ELT, Data Lakes, Data Warehousing, Master Data, and BI. 

  • Experience working with Azure First Party Services including Azure SQL, Data Factory, Data Lake, Synapse, Purview and Power BI. 

  • Exposure to Machine Learning, Event Hubs, Stream Analytics, Cosmos, Search, Cognitive Services, Azure Databricks and ADX would be advantageous.



  • Production of Data standards and Metadata management frameworks 

  • Data modelling. Produce, maintain, and update relevant data models. Reverse-engineer data models from a live system 

  • Analysis/requirements gathering, solution design, and implementation of data platform and Azure technologies 

  • Experience in collaborating in multi-disciplinary teams, including software engineers, DevOps and infrastructure teams, data scientists etc.


Additional Information

SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable.

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