Data Engineer


Job summary

L3Harris Technologies
Aerospace / Avionics, Software
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title:  Data Engineer

Job Location:  UK – Whiteley – Hampshire

Job Code: IMS20221402-77078


About the role:

As a Data Engineer, you will be building pipelines and tools to solve big data challenges. We have a large collection of historic flight data, with thousands of sensor readings tracking various functions across the aircraft. We have a platform where these are processed and analysed, and we are currently scaling up a team to build a cloud native solution to solve even bigger problems.

You will receive training and will grow your data skills, and be an engaged member of the data and analytics team. From time to time you may attend conferences relevant to the ongoing work.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a member of the R&D data science team, you will (with support and guidance):

  • Produce processing pipelines in the cloud and on prem, to clean and treat data quality issues, ingest and transformations
  • Handle trillions of rows of data in a rapid scalable manner.
  • Integrate datasets into data lakes and warehouses
  • handle complex time series flight data, data cleaning, feature extraction
  • Undertake training and show continuous growth
  • Attend conferences relevant to ongoing work.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.


Knowledge, skills and qualifications

  • Good understanding of data engineering skills and standards
  • Working knowledge of architectures
  • Working experience of cloud or equivalent pipeline tools
  • Experience with Python
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and databases
  • Experience with cloud data stores
  • Experience of cloud services, such as databricks would be advantageous
  • Ability to plan work and meet deadlines.
  • Clarity of communication and problem-solving skills.


  • Auto Enrolment pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Group Income Protection, Private Health Care and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts with cinemas, travel, major retailers, family days out and much more
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to Work scheme

 Please note: L3harris Commercial Aviation do not provide a visa sponsorship for this role. All candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy must have the right to work in the UK in order to be considered.

Note: This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job title. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role. The employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws


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