Ref: 07/10/2021_1633604407

Head of Data Engineering- £160,000 - London -Shares/Bonus

England, London

  • 80000 to 160000 GBP
  • Developer Role
  • Skills: AWS, Data, Data Lakes,
  • Level: Senior

Job description

Head of Data Engineering- £160,000 - London -Shares/Bonus


Head of Data Engineering- £160,000 - London - Shares/Bonus

*This company can't sponsor*

The company

This is market leading provider of quant technologies, operating a SaaS platform that's entirely cloud hosted and Python based. Their platform eliminates the expensive upfront costs of infrastructure build-out, giving clients an edge in alpha generation from day one. Their platform was originally built to manage systematic investments at a global leading investment management company, due to consistent success with their platform the company branched off and formed independently in 2019.

Since then, the team has seen substantial growth and the company has maintained its forward thinking approach, integrating with a next gen backtest engine analytics with curated datasets covering equity, rates, FX, commodity and volatility.

What you'll do

* Build, lead, develop and empower a very talented team of 9 data engineers
* Architect and implement solutions for cloud based data platform
* Infrastructure management around data being collected
* Take ownership of data development projects through designing, implementation and testing phases
* Monitor current and future technology trends and make recommendations that drive improvements

Role & Responsibilities

* Required experience: 5+ years or equivalent in a similar role
* Previous experience of leading and developing a
* Data Engineering team, instilling a culture of
* High performance in the team
* Thrives in an unstructured fast growth environment
* AWS cloud services (serverless)
* Big data storage and query
* Data Lake
* Python

Benefits - Where do I start!!!

Up to £160,000 basic salary pending on experience

Company Share Option Scheme

Cash Bonus

Private Healthcare

5% Employer matched pension scheme

Free Gym Membership

Due to the complex and exciting project work available, I typically forecast for significant interest and would therefore encourage any and all interested parties to declare their interest by sending their CV to or call me direct on 0191 4060 301.