Head of data engineering: skills they need

The skills needed by heads of data engineering in government.



This is the standardised cross-government guidance for the head of data engineering role.

There are 3 other role levels in data engineering:

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Published 23 March 2017
Last updated 2 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. We have replaced content about the Civil Service Competency Framework with content about the new Civil Service Success Profile Framework.
  2. Version 2 of this guidance contains updated capabilities and some remapping of Civil Service competencies to the job role.
  3. First published.