Information Security Data Engineer

Any of our offices
5 days ago
Full time role


OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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Job Description

We’re making zero carbon happen

We’re OVO Group, a big family of companies united by a single vision: to get to zero carbon, fast. 

We call this Plan Zero – and it shows how we’ll be fighting the climate crisis and transforming the way people use energy over the next decade. To do this, we need the sharpest minds. Are you up for the challenge?

Do great green things with OVO Energy

So much has changed since we launched in 2009.  Our goal remains the same though: make energy cheaper, greener, and simpler. Just as it was on day one.

Everyone belongs at OVO

Our aim is to build a diverse and inclusive movement: teams of brilliant people, with unique talents, skills, passions, and experiences. 

We encourage everyone to join us, whatever your gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, life experience, or background. So please come as you are – we can’t wait to meet you.

Where in the world of OVO will I be working?

We're growing! We currently have a vacancy with our Information Security Team for an Information Security Data Engineer, with a focus on checking data source integrity, including interfaces, data models and capabilities. In addition you will help build monitoring & reporting capability that gives a view of the relative health and security posture of the systems and data.

In our various home and office locations, we have around 22 Information Security Experts, all with varying backgrounds and levels of experience. One key thing that all of our Information Security Team have in common is a desire to develop brilliant, industry disrupting products and processes as well as their own skills.

What will I be doing?

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with stakeholders to understand the various source systems including details of their interfaces, data models and capabilities.

  • Defining and building effective monitoring for data platform health.

  • Using Graph DB & Graph Query to build an end to end schematic to understand the systems,  flow of data, controls and internal inter-dependencies capable of capturing a changing architecture to identify gaps.

  • Working with security tools and cloud technologies, AWS, GCP

Is this the job for me?

  • You can consult with relevant stakeholders to define goals.
  • You are able to present your findings with remediation options and data based recommendations.
  • You can collaborate with co-workers and management to implement improvements.
  • You are comfortable working in an agile development environment that employs continuous integration and continuous delivery best practices, and have experience of Graph DB & Graph Query.
  • You love taking complex data sources and providing insight into their construction, interaction and performance levels.
  • You have strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • You seek learning opportunities to deepen your expertise or broaden your knowledge.
  • You are excited to advance OVO’s plan zero initiative.
  • You are keen to learn about or have knowledge of cyber security.

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience of implementing changes within a change programme environment, focussing on milestone deliveries.

  • Experience designing and building large-scale solutions to simplify, bring understanding and change solutions in large companies.

Brilliant benefits for a world-changing team

Our people are at the heart of Plan Zero. That’s why we offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to make you feel at home.

For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).

Then there’s Flex Pay. It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.

Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:

For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more

For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more

For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations

For your home 
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers

For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans

Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.

Oh, and one last thing...

We’d be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it’s just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we’re looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We’d still love to hear from you!




OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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