Ref: a0M1i00000OvFDUEA3_1669801969

Data Engineer - London - Up to £70,000

England, London

  • £50,000 to £70,000 GBP
  • Engineer Role
  • Skills: AWS, Python, S3, Redshift, Kafka, Hadoop. Spark
  • Level: Senior

Job description

Data Engineer - London - Up to £70,000

a0M1i00000OvFDUEA3_1669801969

Data Engineer

Introduction

This client is a bank-owned consortium distributing data from 31 banks to 80+ buy side clients managing $55 trillion in total assets. They are a tenacious organisation, passionate about market innovation for the benefit of their dealers and clients. They welcome anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit.

The Data Engineer role will be the first direct data engineer, focused on building data pipelines and architecture within AWS to support their growing data franchise. You will work closely with the Product Team, Sales, Management and most importantly their clients and dealers in delivering a stable and efficient data platform and will report directly to the head of data products.

The primary delivery will be to maintain and enhance the data platform as a foundation for real-time data products, visualizations, and APIs.

Primary accountabilities: AWS and data pipeline expert

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Hands-on data engineering: cleaning and organising data in Python, S3, redshift, etc.
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AWS solution guru: experience with a wide array of AWS tools, in order to be able to recommend the right tool for the job
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Partnership with product management, sales and support to establish requirements and produce cost effective, scalable architectures to meet business requirements



Other Responsibilities:

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Partner with the Technology organization to develop and enhance the platform
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Collaborate with development, QA, Application support and Infrastructure managers to improve the operational efficiency of the organization.
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Self-motivating and always looking to improve quality
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Keep abreast of industry trends and ensure the company has the right technology to be market leading



Required Qualifications:

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AWS or Azure Certified Solutions Architect: 4 years' experience, specifically Redshift, Lambda, Cloud formation
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Experience with Kafka or other comparable streaming platform
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Experience with Spark, Hadoop, or other big data/distributed computing paradigm
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3+ years' experience writing production-quality code in Python in a similar role in financial services
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Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/similar or equivalent
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Formal requirements analysis and architecture modelling methodologies and tools
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Design and architecture of systems and software components
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Agile development methodologies and DevOps, CI/CD pipeline and associated tooling, Jira
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Interest in financial markets desired



Other Requirements

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Great communicator- comfortable with loose requirements working in a small team
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Ability to establish rapport and work collaboratively: a solid team player
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Ability to work independently on projects.
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Highly motivated and detail-oriented



Location

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This company operates a flexible working policy, typically 2-3 days per week in the London, Cannon Street office. They are open to profiles from other locations, for the right candidate.