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Senior Data Engineer

Date Posted: 17-May-2023

Location: Crewe, GB

Company: Bentley Motors Ltd

Role: Senior Data Engineer

Contract: Permanent

Location: Crewe Campus, UK with flexible hybrid working



Join Bentley Motors as we embark on the most transformative phase in Bentley’s history

Bentley Motors is transforming, combining a world of luxury and progressive technology to embrace an electrified future - becoming completely carbon neutral and having 100% Battery Electric Vehicle offering by 2030.


Our Campus

Our Campus, located in Crewe, Cheshire is going through its own transformation and offers unrivalled facilities including green space, an onsite restaurant & coffee shops, and onsite gym.



As a Senior Data Engineer you’ll lead the delivery of data enablement to make Bentley the benchmark for customer and company performance metrics, through insight driven by building the best data and analytical capabilities.


This is a newly created role in our central Data Team, which will accelerate our ability to utilise our data by enhancing our data democratisation capabilities, so that we can better identify key trends, patterns and relationships from large data sets to influence the business, as we work towards producing the first Bentley fully electric vehicles and meeting our sustainability targets.


As a Senior Data Engineer, you’ll be responsible for delivering key elements of the data strategy, including building and maintaining data pipelines. While the role will have no direct reports, you’ll provide guidance to the Data Scientists/Engineers and Juniors within the team, as well as supporting Data squads across the business.


The IT Transformation is an essential lever for enabling the Bentley Beyond100 vision, by becoming a software and data driven mobility company. Our IT function is restructuring into a streamlined capability driven organisation, building value streams such as data strategy, and will deliver greater partnership with our functions and impactful technological value realisation.



  • Building and maintaining pipelines to extract data from a multitude of data sources
  • Delivering self-service tables within cloud data marts
  • Ensuring appropriate data documentation/cataloguing is in place and maintained
  • Enabling and inspiring the Bentley data community by providing expert information and sharing knowledge.



The successful candidate will have 2+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or in a similar role:


  • Demonstrable experience building data marts / warehouses
  • Experience of data mesh / data-as-a-product would be ideal
  • Experience using modern data stack tools including cloud warehouse and ELT tools. Snowflake experience an advantage
  • Strong communication and influencing skills to talk to stakeholders and understand technical and non-technical requirements
  • An ability to articulate complex technical methodologies to people with little or no domain experience
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • High personal motivation to drive change and innovate within an agile environment



In addition to a competitive salary, you will have access to the following benefits:


  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working – typically 2-3 days a week on site
  • Access to a subsidised private medical scheme
  • Optional car lease scheme with access to VW group cars (VW, Seat, Skoda, Audi)
  • 35 days’ holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • 10% pension contribution with life assurance benefits
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Study support & personal development opportunities
  • Paid volunteering days  


Closing date is Wednesday 31st May 2023


We believe that everyone, regardless of their background or beliefs, belongs at Bentley. Everyone is entitled to respect and dignity and we positively celebrate the differences between people. This is a philosophy that is embraced by our leaders, championed by our colleague diversity groups and sits at the heart of our Beyond100 Strategy.