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Police Scotland , G40 4EH
£40,606 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.


Police Scotland is about to embark on an upgrade programme relating to one of its critical systems - the Criminal History System - to ensure it retains the capability and flexibility required to address the ongoing and evolving demands on policing and criminal justice over the next decade. If you are an experienced Data Engineering and Integration Developer seeking a new challenge, why not come and join the team that builds the technologies underpinning one of the most critical public services in Scotland – join us to help protect the communities of Scotland. It could be the most important work you ever do.

Under the direction of the Business Intelligence Lead, you will be making a valuable contribution to providing professional technical services to adapt, transform and improve Police Scotland’s systems in line with the policing 2026 Strategy. Additionally you will be responsible for maintaining the existing data integration estate and ongoing developments and upgrades in a DevOps environment.


You will be educated to degree level in a computing or software discipline or have the relevant experience within the technical field of data engineering.

You will demonstrate proven experience and innovation using appropriate tools and techniques to integrate and prepare data from diverse and disparate enterprise applications for analytical and operational purposes.

You will have experience of batch ETL technologies or data pipeline development experience. You will be versed in approaches to data architecture and have an understanding of data warehousing, data cleansing.

You are required to have strong experience with either Oracle RDBMS or Microsoft SQL Server databases. In addition you should have good communication, problem solving and analytical skills.

This role is key to providing our Police partners with analytics and operational data solutions during an ambitious period of digital transformation.

This full time post is temporary up to 24months and requires Management level and Security Clearance vetting. You will work 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

The following competencies at level 2 will be used for the selection process:

We are emotionally aware

We take ownership

We are collaborative

We deliver, support and inspire

We analyse critically

We are innovative and open minded


- Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

- Annual salary increments

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment

- Wide range of family friendly policies

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Access to range of staff associations

- Scottish Police Recreation Association

- Scottish Police Credit Union 

- Cycle to Work Scheme

Please find below a list of our ICT locations throughout Scotland. Candidates can discuss their preferred location at interview. The location however cannot be guaranteed and is subject to space being available.

• Aberdeen, Nelson Street

• Dumfries, Cornwall Mount

• Dundee, Rushton Court

• Edinburgh, Bilston Glen

• Edinburgh, Fettes Ave

• Glasgow, Dalmarnock

• Glasgow, FCTC Complex, Helen Street

• Glenrothes, Detroit Road

• Inverness, Perth Road

• Scottish Crime Campus, Gartcosh

• Scottish Police College, Tulliallan

• Stirling, Randolphfield


The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.


Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of five years immediately prior to application.



Please visit the Police Scotland Career Site for Job Reference Number – 677