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Lead Data Engineer - AWS - Outside IR35

England, London

Job description

Lead Data Engineer - AWS - Outside IR35


Job Title: Lead Data Engineer - Outside IR35

Contract Length:6 Months (1 years + role)

Rate: Negotiable DOE

Start Date: ASAP

Outside IR35


The Lead AWS Data Engineer is somebody with 5+ years of building data products on AWS, 10+ years of combined data product and developer experience and 3+ years of leading a small engineering team. A Computer Science (or equivalent) university degree. This person should have a software development or Management Information Systems background (e.g SQL).

Key skills:
- Experience leading a small engineering team in AWS Data platforms (any related certifications is good to have)
- Experience in leading small engineering teams in agile delivery frameworks: stand-ups, sprint planning, story decomposition
- Experience building data platforms on the Amazon Web services cloud platform
- Experience working with a range of data services on the AWS platform, for example Redshift, S3, EMR, Kinesis, Glue, Lake Formation
- Working knowledge of data pipelines and data transformation processes
- Experience with Infrastructure as Code using Terraform
- Experience creating and/or maintaining production software delivery pipelines using common CI/CD tools (e.g. GitHub Actions, Jenkins, GoCD, CircleCI)
- Demonstrable experience in automating operations tasks with one or more scripting languages
- Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
- Excellent communicator and good team player

Nice to have:
* AWS Certifications
Key words: AWS, data platform, software development, data pipeline