Principal Data Engineer

Holborn Store Support Centre


Holborn Store Support Centre



Contract Type



Competitive plus benefits

Areas of business

Information Management & Strategy

Job ID


Google Map of 33 Holborn London EC1N 2HT

Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd, 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT

Do you enjoy tackling some of the most exciting and challenging Big Data problems in the industry? Do you get excited building large-scale technology solutions, which make a difference to millions of customers everyday? If so then we would like to talk to you. We are looking for a hands on Principle Data Engineer who will lead the technology strategy and direction for Data. Technologies in our stack include AWS, Kubernetes, Kafka, Hadoop, PySpark, R, Python, Scala, Snowflake and Java.

We are Sainsbury’s, Argos, Nectar and Bank. The Group is one of the largest Grocery retailers in the UK, a leading Digital retailer, the largest Loyalty programme in the UK and multiple Banking products. We serve customers millions of times a day offering them diverse range of products and services ranging from food, general merchandise, clothing and mortgages.

As one of the largest retailers in the UK, we generate a lot of data and are always looking for better ways to use our ever increasing amounts of data to understand our customers and optimise every aspect of their experience at a scale and richness that few companies can match.

We work in agile, empowered and co-located teams that contain all of the skills and support needed to put data driven outcomes in the hands of our customers and colleagues at pace. Our culture encourages teams to innovate, collaborate, learn and take ownership. We have Technology hubs in locations throughout London, Milton Keynes, Manchester, Edinburgh and Coventry with a range of onsite and offsite perks.