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Data Engineer

Dr. Martens is a globally recognizable and culturally influential British brand, with over 60 years of rich heritage. As brand custodians, we are lucky to work for a dynamic, thriving, and ethical business, with people from diverse backgrounds, who bring their true selves to work, and where anyone can grow their career.

We are guided by three core values that are at the heart of everything we do: be yourself, act courageously, and show you care. They make us who we are and inspire us to push boundaries, embrace our individuality, and stand up for what's right.


The D&A Team has set the vision “To make every DM decision better with data” and is embarking on a transformational journey to “Execute faster in creating trust, access and value globally from all our data to empower our colleagues to stride forwards”. It is an exciting time to join the D&A team, with the opportunity to both set and guide the team and DM’s strategic direction.

As our Data Engineer you will be at the forefront of the team working on our data pipelines and data warehouse. You will be central to the success of the global Data Transformation initiative. We are at the beginning of the journey, so you will get the opportunity to define our data engineering approach, making fundamental changes through the design and implementation of a modern data ecosystem that underpins DMs bold growth ambitions. You will work closely with the broader business, supporting, challenging, and championing data and analytics for better decision making.


  • Working independently, this will require the need for you to be able to not only work on tasks assigned to you with minimal help from your peers but also to be proactive on issues found during your working day.
  • You will be responsible for representing the team in all data project meetings.
  • Establishing the data warehouse as a trusted, stable, and reliable source of insight for the business.
  • Building and maintaining robust and efficient data pipelines to bring internal and external data sources into our cloud-based platform for processing and ingesting into the DW.
  • Building analytics datasets that utilize our pipelines to provide actionable insights into customer understanding, operational efficiency, and other key business performance metrics.
  • You will possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to manage multiple tasks autonomously.
  • You strive for improvement in your work and that of others, proactively identifying issues and opportunities.
  • Provide hands-on support to users reporting data incidents, helping the wider team triage and respond to user queries promptly.
  • Embedding technical architecture and documentation standards, governance, policies, processes, and procedures.


Experience in/knowledge of:

  • Azure and its various services
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Transformations using DBT
  • Azure Data Factory and Logic Apps development and orchestration
  • Cloud data warehouse platforms such as Azure Data Warehouse, Synapse or Snowflake
  • Developing Spark/Databricks pipelines using Python
  • Event-driven architecture and data streaming
  • Implementing data lake standards and best practice
  • Data warehouse design and modelling skills such as dimensional or Data Vault 2.0.
  • Agile delivery methodologies, Azure DevOps and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience use Jira and Confluence
  • Knowledge of Terraform
  • Supporting a BI Development team in maintaining data warehouse and pipeline development best practices

We live and breathe Rebellious Self Expression at Dr. Martens, and there are 3 core values at the heart of it. They never stand alone, but work together as a balancing act of rights and responsibilities to support how we work together at DMs. BE YOURSELF. ACT COURAGEOUSLY. SHOW YOU CARE.

To be our Data Engineer your technical capability will go hand in hand with:

  • Great relationship management that delivers results through effective teamwork
  • You’ll be a proud custodian to our DM’s culture, embodying what we stand for and encouraging others to do the same.
  • You will bring the outside-in; you’ll share best practice across the team / business and encourage idea sharing as well as collaborative problem solving
  • You’ll lead the way and role model on all things DE&I & wellbeing

At Dr. Martens, we are committed to creating an environment in which we can all be our best and bring our authentic selves to work. We encourage applications, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, or disability. Diverse and inclusive teams have a positive impact on our brand; helping us to speak authentically to our consumers. We strive to develop a business where our people can thrive and feel empowered to express themselves. Because we believe everyone should feel supported and included, whatever their role in the Dr. Martens community.

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