Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

Job Title: Senior Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £75,000--£95,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SS5724
Contact Name: Sam Stevens
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2021 16:10

Job Description

The role: 

As a founding member of the first company-wide Data & Analytics team you’ll shape the responsibilities of Data Engineering to bridge the gap between our client's data-producing systems and insight-driven analysts. Their mission is to empower consumers to make more confident home services, insurance and financial decisions. With their unique set of brands they have the excitement of a startup and the strength of established, trusted household names. 

What You’ll Do: 

• Design, implement, and optimise a cloud-based Extract-Load-Transform (ELT) platform to reshape the data infrastructure and data warehouse

• Work with cross-functional teams to create end-to-end data solutions that support our analysts and business teams.

• Become an expert on handling build data from more than three websites and dozens of e-commerce product areas serving millions of users every month

• Build a system that enables self-service analytics and paves the way for data science applications across our businesses. 

Your Experience/Knowledge: 

• Building, designing, refactoring or optimising data lakes and data warehouses from a variety of data sources using data modelling techniques

• Building Extract Transform and Load (ETL) pipeline (streaming / batch) using MPP frameworks (Spark, Beam or other)

• Experience in orchestrating complex pipelines using Airflow, Dagster or other 

• Proficiency in one or more programming languages: Python, Java, GO or other

• Experience with AWS or GCP and their products (S3, GCS, Kinesis, Pub/Sub, Lambda/Cloud functions) 

• Experience with one of the main databases for analytics (Redshift, BigQuery, Snowflake or other) Nice to have: 

• Experience modelling and transforming data from event collection to report curation, especially for e-commerce or affiliate businesses 

• Experience building production grade ML pipelines 

• Infrastructure as code (Terraform, Cloud Formation or other) 

• CI/CD principles 

What's on offer:

• A very competitive salary & bonus package  including Equity Options, Health insurance & Pension scheme

• Hybrid approach of in-office and remote working (flexible) 

• ‘Work from Home’ budget to help contribute towards a great work environment at home 

• Excellent maternity, paternity and adoption leave policy, for those key moments in your life 

• Regular virtual events - from company-wide events with insightful external speakers, to virtual ‘coffee chats’ with fellow colleagues, we want to make sure our colleagues continue to feel connected whilst working remotely. 

• What we’ll give back to you: • We hold ourselves accountable to being open and inclusive teammates and community members. 

• We want to give you a great work environment; contribute back to both your personal and professional development

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