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Data Engineer

  • Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom

  • 27542

  • Digital & Technology

  • Permanent

  • Full Time

  • 37.5

Joining the Retail Websites team in Thornaby-on-Tees, as  a Data Engineer you will bring your experience of designing,building,testing and maintaining complex data management systems to a rapidly growing part of our travel business.

The TUI retail websites include,, and a range of corporate websites – all offering fantastic ATOL protected holidays at guaranteed best online prices. Retail websites is an exciting and rapidly growing area of the business where team members work together to produce innovative solutions and explore new technologies to move the business forward.

Our TUI Family in the North East have a wealth of experience and the leadership team value input and collaborative ways of working. You will definitely broaden your skills with us.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our ways of working are a bit different just now with most of our colleagues working from home. Many colleagues worked from home at least a couple of days a week before the current situation, as looking after our colleague’s welfare is important to us. It’s very likely this role will begin with you being based at home, there will be lots of opportunities to connect with your colleagues via technology, and when we can get together face-to-face, we will.

How you will make an impact as a Data Engineer

There are many ways for you to get involved:

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that the key data systems within the OTA business are well maintained, optimized for high performance throughput, and structured to enable easy analysis. These systems are hosted on Amazons AWS infrastructure and are required to support enterprise level scale, reliability, and performance. There will also be a requirement to assist in the management of Digital Marketing data and reporting, so experience of the Google Marketing Platform would be expected.
  • The successful candidate will also be required to integrate with APIs to extract data from 3rd parties and liaise with our Infrastructure Team to ensure applications & databases are deployed in line with existing processes.
  • You will be heavily involved in the planning, implementation, maintenance and continual monitoring and patching of our data warehouse. You will investigate issues identified by role holder, or reported by stakeholders, and use your initiative to create solutions. You will liaise with stakeholders to gather requirements for new functionality and use your initiative to build solutions that are fit for purpose. You will analyse system and business data to identify trends and report insight that will be used to inform business decisions. 

What you will bring as a Data Engineer

There is more than one way to the perfect fit – here are some of the ideal things:

Essential Skills

  • Experience of RDMS, such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL
  • Experience of Google Marketing Platform
  • Proficient in server side programming language such as Java, Python or C# 
  • Experience of RESTful API integration
  • Understanding of Digital Marketing techniques a definite bonus
  • Strong knowledge of Data Warehousing
  • Able to design, build, test and maintain data management systems
  • Strong enthusiastic team player with well-developed interpersonal skills

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience of Solr
  • Experience of Splunk and Big Query
  • Experience building Data Warehouses using SQL Server and SSIS 
  • Experience creating reports using Data Studio and PowerBI
  • Experience of C# and MVC
  • Experience with B2B and B2C
  • Experience scripting in Bash and Powershell
TUI and you 
  • Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts, special offers and the ability to purchase additional ‘TUI time off’
  • Excellent rates with foreign exchange
  • Health and Wellbeing support in five key areas – Financial, Health, Social, Community and Career
  • Private Medical Insurance, single cover with option to add dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Pension scheme, life assurance and options to buy shares

TUI is the UK’s largest tour operator, our key brands include TUI, First Choice, Marella Cruises and Crystal Ski Holidays. Our airline is the country’s third largest with 62 aircraft operating to over 88 destinations in 30 countries. We have a team of more than 10,000 employees serving over 6 million customers each year.  We’re on a journey towards a more digital, connected and integrated future. But we haven’t arrived there yet.  We believe that differences drive innovation and we’re encouraging an environment where diverse talent thrives and it’s our unique colleagues that will shape the future of travel.

At TUI, we know people are as diverse as the destinations we send our customers to. ​Just as travel is about exploration, we are on a continuous journey to make our work culture more inclusive.​ Spending time with us, whether you are at work or on holiday, enables you to relax and be yourself in a safe environment. ​We love to see your uniqueness shine through and inspire the future of travel.​  If you would like to read more about what Diversity & Inclusion means to us simply visit Our DNA