Data Manager

Posted: 23/09/2022

Job Title: Data Manager 

Company: DeGould, Exeter

Location: Exeter / Hybrid     

Reports to: Head of Machine Learning

Salary: Full Time, Competitive


DeGould is looking for a high calibre, committed Data Manager to work with the Machine Learning and Software teams to manage the flow of quality image data from product to machine learning models. The ideal candidate would be based at the Company’s offices in Exeter, or commit to a hybrid approach, to ensure cross team collaboration and first-hand experience with the latest engineering prototypes. They would have an understanding of how image data and labelling pipelines combine with product to produce high quality datasets for machine learning algorithms. You will also be capable of interacting with and developing work patterns to handle regular and ad-hoc customer feedback, in the form of unstructured data and building this into the data annotation pipeline. The ideal candidate will be a strong problem solver with an eye for detail, have high standards for quality, and a real desire to own the product data pipeline. 

You might have a background in Data Engineering and looking to take your career to the next level by working with cutting edge machine learning products, or come from a Data / Business Analyst background looking to get more involved with building a performant data pipeline that scales. 

DeGould is an exciting, multi-award-winning company, in the software and AI sector. The company develops and delivers innovative vision and damage detection systems to a range of blue-chip corporate clients (including Toyota, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Daimler and Bentley). As the company embarks on an exciting growth phase the company plans to expand the team, further develop existing products, and explore opportunities for new ones.  


Competitive salary and benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours (early / late start). 
  • 25 days holiday per annum (excluding bank holidays), +1 additional day for your Birthday.
  • Life assurance/death in service of 4 times basic salary 
  • Company sick pay scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Pension contributions after 3 months service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing policies and procedures for effective image data management.
  • Setting up image annotation and labelling pipelines for use in machine learning applications.
  • Formulate techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy.
  • Extracting insights from unstructured data on a regular and ad-hoc basis.
  • Feedback insights with reports and actions for adjacent teams.
  • Be proactive with methods to improve existing processes and pipelines to scale.
  • Monitor and analyse information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.).
  • Troubleshoot data-related problems with customer feedback.
  • Manage other Data Engineers / Data Labellers in the team. 
  • Manage IT infrastructure and help ensure best practise across the organisation. 
  • Work across multidisciplinary teams to deliver against the company’s objectives.

Essential Skills:

  • Familiarity with AWS S3, Python.
  • An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills.
  • Desire to improve processes to increase efficiency and quality.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Empathy with customer experiences and feedback.
  • Willingness to label data and review label quality where required to uphold high quality standards.

Desirable Skills:

  • DevOps experience. 
  • ETL, Pipeline and / or SQL.
  • Experience with labelling tools such as Labelbox, CVAT, or AWS Groundtruth.
  • IT management skills or the desire to learn. 


As an employee of DeGould Ltd, you are required to meet a number of common standards of behaviour, accountabilities and outcomes. In addition, and in relation to this role it is expected that the successful candidate will exhibit these behaviours:

  • Inquisitive – looks into data to identify insights and new opportunities. 
  • Analytical – capable of working through the detail when required. 
  • Flexibility – thriving in a fast paced, changing and opportunity rich environment.
  • Collaborative – enthusiastically works with colleagues and customers alike.
  • Dependable – deliver on stakeholder commitments in a timely manner.

Please apply to with a cover letter and CV. No recruitment agents thank you. 

DeGould have embraced our partnership in the UK and have a continuous improvement ethos that reflects in their can-do approach and innovative solutions.

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