Data Warehouse Developer (Remote)

  • Admiral
  • Cardiff, UK
  • 12/09/2020
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Job Description


Data Warehouse Developer (AWS)

Your Opportunity

Admiral Financial Services (AFSL) is the young, energetic lending arm of Admiral Group. Based in Ty Admiral, we have the freedom to innovate like a small start-up with the fortunate support of Admiral Group.

The journey started for us when we launched unsecured personal loans in June 2017. We went on to be the first direct to consumer car finance provider in December 2017 and since then, we have gone from strength to strength!

With ambitious plans for 2020, we’re looking for someone who is keen to learn, excited about getting stuck in and ready for a challenge. Our vision is simple, we’re creating a special lending business for our customers whilst also ensuring AFSL is a fantastic place to work.

As a business, it’s important that our staff must be transparent, creative, curious and challenge with care, all whilst being actively involved in our culture.

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas:

Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

The Team:

  • We’re a relatively new team and we’re growing quickly
  • There are 22 of us in the technology team
  • We are made up of CIO, CTO, Head of IT Systems, IT Architect, Development Lead, Software Engineers (3 levels, from Junior to Senior), Test and Release Manager, Test Analysts (3 levels, from Junior to Senior), Automation Testers, DevOps Engineers, Data Warehouse Developers and Support Analysts

The Role

As a Data Warehouse Developer, you must have a sound understanding of BI best practices, relational structures, dimensional data modelling, structured query language (SQL) skills, data warehouse and reporting techniques within the context of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

You will be working in an informal, fun environment with some of the brightest minds around! We’re working on new and exciting stuff every day, unencumbered by legacy technology.

We will support you to pursue opportunities for training and development.

A successful Data Warehouse Developer in AFSL is someone who:

  • Has a deep working knowledge of designing, developing and maintaining data warehouse solutions working with AWS
  • Eager and curious to learn. You don't need to have prior experience in financial services, but a willingness to get stuck in and learn about our business is key
  • Enjoys working with agile methodologies


  • Take part in agile ceremonies including requirements gathering, refinement sessions, estimation, sprint planning, daily stand-ups and retrospectives
  • High level of initiative and responsibility with a dedication to quality and attention to detail
  • Communicate using a variety of methods; Slack, face to face, email
  • Join in retrospectives and post implementation reviews to make sure we are all continuously learning
  • To align with the strategic priorities of the AFSL business – our five key capabilities
  • Promote and embody AFSL’s core values: to be transparent, have fun, be creative, be curious and to challenge with care

Your Experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of AWS Redshift
  • AWS services including
    • DynamoDB
    • EMR
    • Kinesis
    • S3
  • Hands on experience in data warehousing design, tuning and ETL process development

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're voted no. 1 in the 2019 Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete an online application form. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.