• Salary:
  • Function:
  • Job Type:
  • Business Area:
    Information Technology (IT), Support Functions
  • Full-time/Part-time :
  • Grade:
    Technical Specialist Manager
Job Requirements

Data Development Specialist

The Opportunity:

Are you a Data Development Specialist looking for a new and exciting opportunity working within a great team and business?

We are currently looking for a Data Development Specialist with a proven track record of developing in Splunk, Tableau or similar toolsets to deliver innovative business solutions. You will participate in the investigation and subsequent maintenance of key IT architecture. Responsible for the design and delivery of technical solutions you will partner with both internal and external stakeholders to provide subject matter expertise.

The Data Development Specialist will show operate in an agile manner, identifying opportunities for innovation and engaging the necessary teams for success.

The Role:

  1. Responsible for the development and delivery of software solutions within the agreed portfolio of work
  2. Responsible for liaising with the business to understand detailed business requirements
  3. Responsible for providing on-going training and support to business users
  4. Responsible for technical liaison between project teams, stakeholders, architecture and 3rd party providers 
  5. Participate in, and approve Problem Management investigation, planning & execution 
  6. Contribute to generation and maintenance of software development and delivery standards
  7. Responsible for the assurance of all 3rd party delivery within scope Responsible for providing subject matter expertise to technical investigation and analysis during major incidents 


Do you have what we're looking for?

Skills & Expertise

  • Proven track record of developing using Splunk, Tableau or similar tools
  • Experience of developing using range of products such as Salesforce, Python, SQL, CSS & HTML
  • Experience of Microsoft and Linux based operating systems 
  • Experience of data modelling, data analytics, big data and business intelligence
  • Experience of working with 3rd party suppliers
  • Experience of working in  complex and highly integrated IT environments
  • Experience using a range of delivery mechanisms e.g. waterfall and agile
  • Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers
  • Experience of delivering ad-hoc use training and providing support the end users
  • Working within an IT team in a medium or large organisation
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, able to translate and deliver technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Proven stakeholder management skills, with the ability to shape and translate business needs
  • Ability to produce high and low level design documentation
  • Demonstrates creativity in identifying opportunities and finding solutions
  • Proven track record of engaging with delivery teams with to deliver business outcomes
  • Knowledge of IT Market and Trends, particularly in data analytics
  • Understanding of service management and how this operates in a Gatwick context

Strengths & Behaviours

Are you?

  • Results driven in order to achieve the desired outcome
  • Agile, with the ability to work at pace
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent influencing skills with the ability to build strong relationships across all business levels
  • Creative and innovative with a passion for working with on trend technologies
  • Passionate to understand new technologies and advancements


  • Degree educated in a Technology discipline.

Interested? If you're a Data Development Specialist with the experience highlighted above, we would love to hear from you!

Be part of helping to rebuild and grow a fitter and stronger Gatwick!

As we re-emerge from COVID-19, we're looking forward to bringing great people into our business to help us continue to deliver the high standards expected from our passengers. Our people are key to our success, and we want great talent to join us and be part of our journey.

We are passionate and committed to being an inclusive and diverse employer, encouraging different perspectives and experiences to make us a more innovative and creative workplace, whilst valuing our people for their differences and valuing them for it!

Come join the adventure and be part of our journey!

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