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Precision Medicine - Data Warehouse Engineer

Barts Health NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 Per annum Inc
Closing date
6 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
Barts Life Sciences is recruiting a Data Warehouse Engineer to help develop and implement an exciting initiative to find new and personalised ways to treat patients.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Extensive experience of working in the field of informatics within the NHS, academia or in the private sector.
  • Good, applied statistics skills good scripting and programming skills
  • Data science skills, working with both NHS and academic professionals

Barts Life Sciences ( is a joint programme between Barts Health NHS Trust and Queen Mary University of London to accelerate the adoption of innovation and new technology in the NHS. We have partnered with Barts Charity to establish a precision medicine programme over the next 4 years which will unleash the full research potential of NHS patient data while ensuring it is accessed responsibly, legally and ethically - with patient engagement from the outset.

Main duties of the job

The Barts Life Sciences Precision Medicine Platform will be a research data platform that complies with necessary security and governance requirements, whilst having a high performing function researchers can apply to access data to improve research and health outcomes. The Data Engineer will work with the Data Warehouse Manager to design and develop the core data products to be hosted in this environment. This will require an excellent understanding of the data from Electronic Health Records as well as methods for and underlying principles of data transformations, data cleaning and data augmentation.

By offering an integrated data access service to hospital data, Barts Life Sciences will be at the forefront of data-led innovation, developing its role as a key player in the life sciences economy and in turn, improve patient care and experience.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within Barts Health at this band.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Barts Life Sciences has partnered with Barts Charity to establish a precision medicine programme to better utilise one of the largest datasets within the NHS to find new and personalised ways to treat patients. By offering an integrated data access service, Barts Life Sciences will be at the forefront of data-led innovation, developing its role as a key player in the life sciences economy and improve patient care and experience.

A dedicated information governance and research management team will ensure all projects using our data access service will follow GDPR and other legal and ethical responsibilities, protecting patient and public rights to confidentiality, fairness and equity.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

For further detail on the role responsibilities please see the job description.

To arrange an information discussion about this role please contact Ben Eaton, Precision Medicine Data Warehouse Manager, email:

Person Specification



  • Significant experience of data transformations.
  • Experience with complex biomedical data.


  • Experience with information governance



  • Programming skills in SQL and python.
  • Presentation of specialist material to a range of audiences.


  • Product development skills, project planning, budgeting, devops.



  • Knowledge of the broader health data science environment and challenges


  • Up to date knowledge of health data analysis/developments and related organisational challenges.



  • Qualifications Educated to masters level or equivalent experience.



  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills suitable for a range of audiences, including chairing of meetings.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1BB

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