• Location: England, London
  • Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
  • Technology: AWS Big Data Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 11th Mar, 2020
  • Reference: B211219S_1583947583
Principal Data Engineer - Real-World Intelligence

Principal Data Engineer
Real-World Intelligence
£90k - £110k
Tottenham Court Road / Oxford Circus / Covent Garden

Do you have an interest in real-world intelligence and how human behaviours can be analysed to provide insight-driven business decisions?

As the global leader in their sector, this worldwide organisation are looking to add a Principal Data Engineer to their team who can come in and lead their small London based Data Engineering team to deliver ground-breaking insights. You will be leading this small team from a hands-on position, getting your hands dirty alongside your colleagues and trailblazing new ideas.

The team you will be supporting have a huge impact on the business - their entire business is powered by the Big Data platform which spans across Engineering, Science and Analysis. They would like you to come in with an innovative brain to match your skill set, forever on the lookout to improve your products and ask why things are the way they are and not to just accept it.

Generally across the business, coding is written in Scala and Python - often working in pairs, employees are encouraged to bounce ideas off each other and have regular conversations as to how the work can be improved. Coming in as the Principal Data Engineer, you will be seen as an expert, making sure that the work is efficient and as of high quality you believe to be possible. You will lead from the front in Design, proof of concept and implementation of your team's ideas.

Key requirements:
- Design and implement data-processing products / ETL pipelines
- Work closely with Data Scientists, Analysts and Engineers
- Cloud knowledge and experience (AWS - Athena, Glue. GCP, Azure)
- Strong experience in Python or Scala programming languages
- Experience with Big Data tools (Hadoop, Spark, Presto, Hive)
- PostgreSQL / MySQL / BigQuery
- Any experience in Luigi Oozie or Airflow
- Some architecture skills - aligned to streaming data

As well as a genuinely thought-provoking role with a global organisation, this role will offer you a salary at the top end of what is on the market at this moment in time along with benefits including (but not limited to):
- Free breakfast each day
- Good holiday package (including 2 extra days per annum outside of your allowance)
- Subsidised gym membership
- Weekly early finishes





Contact: Iain Moncaster - Data Engineering and Analytics, London
Telephone: 0191 338 6631
Email: i.moncaster@jeffersonfrank.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/iain-moncaster-bb5233159/

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