Data Engineer

United Kingdom
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We are Ecologi, now considered the market leader in collective climate action. We are a social enterprise who provide innovative and progressive tools: a subscription service to reverse climate change; a marketplace for climate action; and a tool for real-time carbon footprinting for business. Our mission is to avoid 50% of projected global emissions by 2040. The question is, how are we going to do this? Firstly, by rapidly helping businesses decarbonise their supply chain. And secondly, by supporting the world's best climate projects (like protecting the Amazon Rainforest) through our community carbon fund. For more information about Ecologi see here:

As a team, we’re easy going and we take great pride in our work. From brand and marketing to product development and climate impact, we’re all striving to move the needle on the climate emergency. We celebrate our milestones and we have get-togethers every quarter (restrictions permitting!). Our culture is about pulling together, helping one another, putting forward good ideas and feeling part of something bigger than yourself.

With our 30,000 strong subscriber base, we’re now funding 1 million trees every few weeks. Impressive, but we’re only just getting started. Our goal is to fund billions of trees a month.

Are you the right person to help us achieve this?

Diversity and inclusion

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are looking for shining stars and diamonds in the rough, and we’re committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetics, national origin, disability, age or any other grounds. If there are any adjustments you need to help you bring your best self to an interview with us please let us know.

About the role

Ecologi is in a high-growth phase and we are looking for someone to join our newly formed data function. We are in the early stages of building out our enterprise data architecture, which will form the foundations of how we report on key metrics business-wide, and help us gain a greater understanding of our different customer bases. Your engineering/ programming expertise will facilitate various analytical works, and data products, which are key to achieving our mission and goals.

The day-to-day

You’ll be working with your data team colleagues, and stakeholders across marketing, customer success, sales and business operations to drive a deeper understanding of the impact of key metrics on overall business health.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building and managing data pipelines and internal systems, for collecting, storing, cleaning, and monitoring of data
  • Ensuring data is highly available, and of high quality
  • Utilising various tools and languages to achieve best results
  • Scoping and document processes in collaboration with data colleague(s)
  • Working alongside, knowledge share and support data colleague(s)
  • Supporting a growing function, to meet increasingly sophisticated capabilities and requirements
  • Consulting and advise technical and non technical stakeholders regarding data engineering and data storage best practice
  • Leveraging experience and industry best practice to make informed recommendations regarding tooling and approaches
  • Contributing to ideas, plans, and strategies, that give an innovative edge on achieving our business goals

About you

You’re a technically savvy individual, who wants to make a difference. You’re able to leverage programmatic abilities to best effect, and enjoy the challenge of problem solving, and learning new skills. You’re motivated by a desire to build in best practices from the start and want to be able to see the impact of your work reflected in your immediate work environment, and the world around you.

We want to hear from you if you have:

  • 2-3 years experience in a relevant technical role
  • Strong SQL and Python skills (additional languages are considered a plus)
  • An understanding of data/ development architecture fundamentals (i.e. Abstraction/ persistence layers/ micro services)
  • An understanding of dimensional modelling
  • Comfortability working with structured, and unstructured data
  • Comfortability working with platform agnostic tooling
  • A proactive approach to problem solving with a good eye for detail
  • A passion for learning, and are happy working with a range of tools
  • Comfortability communicating sometimes complex topics to technical and non-technical users


  • An understanding of MDM (Master Data Management)
  • Formal education and/or qualification in computer science or related field
  • Experience working for a startup
  • Experience using Databricks or notebooks
  • Experience in a sustainable industry

Work perks

  • Working hours ?9:30am to 3:30pm (GMT) are our core working hours, the rest is flexible, we work around your productivity!
  • Location ?? We are a remote-first company but there is a contingent based around the Bristol area of the UK. It would be fantastic if we could meet you during your onboarding and our quarterly team get-togethers.
  • Wellbeing ?? Optional daily mindfulness sessions and Friday get together sessions
  • Development ?? Ecologi encourages courses, seminars and conferences
  • Tech equipment ??  Macbook laptop provided
  • MHFA Team ?? At Ecologi, having good mental health is so important to us, especially given the work that we do. So, we want to make sure that it’s a part of who we are as a company, and to make sure everyone at Ecologi feels supported.
  • Nest Pension Fund ?? with Ethical Fund options available after successful completion of probation (currently only for our UK employees)
  • Enhanced parental leave ?? We support you through your journey! (currently only for our UK employees)
  • Annual leave ??? Taking a break is great for the soul and your ability to be brilliant at work. That’s why you have an extra week’s holiday. You’re entitled to 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays (currently only for our UK employees).

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