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Technical Lead - Metadata

Job Title: Technical Lead - Metadata
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: LI-KL1, _145411_
Job Published: February 26, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

Our mission is to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow. Join us today and release yours.

About this role

The purpose of the role is to create, lead and implement significant technical solutions for the One BT Information Governance/Metadata Discovery Platform. Evolving capabilities in this domain are core to the success of the Data & Analytics strategy for BT.

You'll have the following responsibilities

  • Cross-component or system accountability for the component design and development of complex solutions, involving multiple components & both new & existing technologies

  • Providing technical quality assurance for work of other engineers; resolving inter-system issues; coaching and mentoring software engineers including peers; and contributing to the learning strategy for software engineering

  • Accountable for the application of standards of practice within the project and contributing to the continual improvement of those standards;

  • You'll act as a software consultant contributing to architecture and solution design decisions about the technology roadmap

  • Product Subject Matter Expert (SME) and lead on portfolio work packages for the development of that product

  • Responsible for the integration of a third party product within the wider solution

  • Setting the technical direction in their area

  • Driving transformational activities within work packages, including innovation, re-use and automation, e.g. selecting the core frameworks and libraries to be used

Candidate Description

  • Must have significant software engineering experience developing solutions using at least two of the following : Python, Bash, Groovy, Java, Ruby

  • Well-versed in Agile techniques, preferably with accredited training

  • Solution Design

  • Familiar with Devops - CI/CD techniques

  • Experience of developing REST APIs

  • Good Understanding of metadata concepts (sources, meaning, repositories)


  • Knowledge of Collibra Data Governance or similar Metadata/Governance applications

  • Knowledge of Trillium Discovery or similar DQ profiling tools

  • Experience implementing BPMN Workflows

  • Operating Systems - experience working on Linux OS preferred

  • Oracle RDBMS - eg SQL, PL/SQL, Admin

  • Analytics Tools (eg Qlik, Tableau)

  • Experience of developing solutions in a Cloud setting (GCP (highest preference), AWS, Azure)

  • UI Design & development; UX-focussed.

  • Familiarity with data modelling concepts will be useful

Employer Description

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.

We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT (