Data Platform Developer

Date: 12-May-2022

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8EW

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled individual to join the Greggs Data Platform Team and wider BI function as we roll out first class BI solutions to support the reporting and data needs of our stakeholders.

This is a permanent, full time position based at Greggs Innovate House in Newcastle upon Tyne.


£24,000- £42,000 depending on experience

Work Pattern

Our usual working hours are Monday- Friday, however due to the nature of our business we may require you to be flexible. Working is currently home based, however this is subject to review.

What you'll bring

Essential Skills

  • Strong SQL knowledge.
  • Good understanding of BI concepts and tools.
  • Experience in Data Warehousing solutions.
  • Knowledge of Data Modelling methodologies (eg. Kimball)
  • An awareness of the Azure Data components, such as Databricks, Data Factory, Data Lake, Event Hub, SQL and Analysis Services.
  • Awareness of source control and release management technologies such as Azure DevOps.
  • Excellent business-facing skills, with experience in requirements-gathering and translating business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Experience of working in dynamic business environments.
  • The ability to self-start with a proactive approach to daily tasks, overcoming problems and maintaining momentum.
  • Ability to work closely with stakeholders and other teams around the business.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Digital literacy, being proficient in standard office tools used in change management (e.g. Excel, Word, PPT) and more creative use of other tools/technology to help communicate or facilitate.

What you'll bring

Desirable Skills

The successful candidate may be able to demonstrate

  • Experience of working with Azure Data Platform and toolset, such as Databricks, Data Factory, Data Lake, Event Hub, SQL and Analysis Services.
  • Experience of working in or knowledge of food-to-go or similar retail business environment.
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies
  • Experience of working with Oracle and integrated solutions such as SAP


  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 5 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will be invited to participate in our Management Bonus Scheme which is worth up to 10% of your salary, subject to the Company meeting certain performance criteria.
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
  • The Management Pension Scheme is supported by a free life assurance scheme.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to 4 times your year’s salary

Other benefits include

  • Private Medical Insurance which is free for you and subsidised for your dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance which is a replacement income scheme
  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way.  We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job.  Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing.  With your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible