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Junior Data Engineer


Graphnet Health are seeking a permanent Junior Data Engineer as part of the Population Health Analytics Division. The focus of this post is to build and support our Microsoft Azure based Population Health Analytics data platform. The person will be required to take on a variety of analytics software development tasks with technology including Azure SQL, Azure Synapse, Databricks and Azure data factory. We are seeking individuals with the enthusiasm and aptitude to providing solutions to complex problems. The Population health analytics team works at the forefront of the exciting transformation agenda within health and care, delivering population analytics solutions that allow health and care organisations to plan health and care services based on the true needs of their populations. Our team are highly experienced and passionate about Population Health; using technology to help improve the health and care of the nation. This role provides the successful candidate the chance to be involved in Population Health Analytics programmes covering 16 million of the UK population. The ideal candidate would have entry level experience combined with excellent interpersonal skills and a good analytical mind. Experience of healthcare data would be an advantage.

The Role: 

Key responsibilities: • Creation of Population Health data platform software using the Microsoft Azure cloud toolkit this will include tasks relating to data storage, extract, transform, load and other associated software • Customer support of Analytics software • Planning and estimation of development tasks.

Experience & Qualifications: 

  • Experience (Desirable):
  • Databricks
  • Python
  • Azure Synapse
  • Power BI
  • Experience incorporating cloud data sources into data pipelines, for example blob and file storage, Data Lakes
  • Knowledge of or work experience within health or social care informatics
  • Experience of remote working in a geographically dispersed team
  • Source control within Azure DevOps
  • Some experience in other development languages and technical standards such as R, PowerShell, JSON, C# .Net


  • A Degree in a related subject (desirable), or equivalent experience

Personal Attributes:

  • Passion about your craft and love of sharing knowledge
  • Able to demonstrate a dynamic and enthusiastic approach to software development Page 2 of 2
  • Ability to work through problems and implement robust solutions quickly and independently
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Aptitude to quickly grasp new concepts and information
  • Ability to use a varied set of technical platforms and components to deliver versatile and robust software
  • Pro-activeness and confidence in making decisions
  • Positively influence fellow team members


Please apply in writing, sending a covering letter & CV to


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