Who are we?

We are Motorpoint, the UK’s leading omnichannel car retailor of nearly new cars. We focus on providing our customers with unrivaled choice, quality, service and value in whatever way our customers want. Online? We deliver. In store? We deliver. At home? We deliver (we literally do).

You will be joining Motorpoint during a very exciting time, as we are undergoing a massive digital transformation and are continuing to expand across the UK. This means you will have the opportunity to positively impact, build and influence the growth of the company.

We believe that by creating a fantastic place to work for our colleagues, we will create the best possible experience for our customers and that will fuel the growth of our amazing business and the careers and opportunities for our colleagues.

So if you want to work with an amazing group of people, who are fun, friendly and get stuff done and who bring our values to life – PROUD, HAPPY, HONEST, SUPPORTIVE – by working TOGETHER, than Motorpoint is the place to be and we are on a mission!

The Role 

Title: Data Engineer 

Location: Hybrid – Derby office twice a week. 

Contract: Permanent 

As a Data Engineer for Motorpoint, you should be highly analytical with a background and experience in mathematics, statistics, and computer programming. You will be expected to help define and design both infrastructure and optimize and maintain an environment. Fluent with data engineering and architecture, database design and data modeling, data platforms – you connect data and reporting to our business and customers. Passionate about building data, pipelines and platforms, you keep updated on new developments in technology and using open source; understanding how such can benefit customers and business.   

What will you be getting up to?

  • Work with Head of Data on developing current and future environment and infrastructure
  • Develop, maintain, and optimize Motorpoint’s data infrastructure and platforms for reliability, scalability, and affordability
  • Automate the collection and cleansing, accuracy of data using best practices in data pipelines and processes
  • Create and maintain self-service tools and platforms for access to reporting and analysis
  • Collaborate with business and technology teams to understand business requirements and design data models to support reporting, analysis, and AI/ML
  • Communicate technical outputs and outcomes to both technical and non-technical audiences in an engaging and impactful way
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends and technologies in data engineering and apply them to our data infrastructure

What do we need from you?

  • Proven experience as a Data Engineer
  • Strong expertise in data modelling and architectures (data lake, data hub, data vault)
  • Experience with database design, ETL/ELT processes and data pipelines
  • Experience with data warehousing, cloud based data platforms such as Snowflake
  • Proficiency with SQL, Python and large data sets
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and storytelling with data
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, STEM field or significant experience in lieu of degree

What is in it for you?

  • Paid time off every month to do something that makes you happy
  • 31 days holiday plus days off for your birthday, getting married or moving house
  • Additional holidays for length of service
  • Long service awards
  • Staff discount on cars and finance options
  • Discounts & cash back at hundreds of high street retailers & restaurants through our “My M.O.T” platform
  • Smart Tech in partnership with Currys
  • Cycle to work
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Vocational and personal development training courses
  • Quarterly team socials
  • Team feasts
  • Scratch card rewards
  • Sharesave scheme (SAYE)
  • Plus much more!

    We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and would ask you to get in touch if you are concerned about any barriers you feel you may be facing in your application process with us, so we can ensure they are removed


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