Senior Research Engineering Manager

£55000 - £62000 per annum Excellent Pension & Holidays

Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently recruiting for a Senior Research Engineering Manager on a permanent basis for our public sector client based in Glasgow.

Salary; £55k - £62k


  • 40 Days Annual Leave
  • 31% Pension Contribution (21% Employer)
  • Hybrid Working Options

The postholder will be responsible for managing a team of data scientists, research engineers, and information professionals in support of the organisation's national data service and research centre activities as well as supporting related research activities. They will provide strategic leadership in data engineering, data science, research computing technology, and information governance for a centre which is pioneering developments in urban analytics and computational social science, and for developing, managing, and implementing research computing, data, and information services within the organisation.

Duties/ Responsibilities include;

  • Managing a team of research engineers and data scientists, and managing their inputs across a number of parallel projects
  • Overseeing ingest and processing of data from a variety of sources
  • Working with researchers/service users to understand their requirements for data and infrastructure, and managing team to deliver these
  • Overseeing supply of data and access to infrastructure for researchers
  • Managing development and maintenance of infrastructure
  • Development of strategy for the team and expert advice on developments in technology to senior leadership


  • Significant experience in a research computing provision, data service management or closely related roles
  • Experience managing strategic projects
  • Staff management experience and a track record of developing and motivating a team
  • Establishing and managing high-performing teams
  • Experience of managing and controlling budgets including high-value contracting/procurement
  • Experience in operational planning: implementation of high-level strategic policy objectives
  • Experience of advising and informing senior management decision-making

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Alex McCrorie
Technology Recruitment Team
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