Data Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    rachel.eccles@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH123031_1591807290

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-17

  • Start date:

    ASAP


Role: Data Engineer
Location: Hammersmith, London
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
Working hours: PART TIME - 2/3 days per week

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and proactive Data Engineer to be part of the Analytics Team; taking ownership of our Core strategic data roadmap and working with relevant teams to drive this forward and get the most from our internal API connectivity, Big Query tables, Google Cloud Platform technology and all data sources. They will be a member of a team of bright and enthusiastic data crunching people, to ensure we remain competitive and deliver on customer and business needs well into the future.

We need a data evangelist who has experienced the ups and downs of data delivery and has worked in a technically driven environment; delivering performant, reliable and quality data structures. You'll be comfortable and knowledgeable with database architecture and have worked with development teams of different disciplines while driving a technical strategic roadmap. You'll work closely with the Head of Analytics and Head of CRM to create and deliver a roadmap which supports the core business goals, while also identifying opportunities to innovate and improve on the current status quo.

* You should have a computer science or software engineering background, and have experience of working closely with cloud, data science and marketing teams.
* You should also have experience of defining and owning the data driven roadmap that supports the business and customer goals.
* You should be a strong communicator, able to present your vision to your team and the wider business, while also willing to challenge and innovate on the current landscape. This should be coupled with an ability to deliver of key product and business goals.

As a core member of the team you'll be required to:

* Work closely with other members of the Analytics team; Head of CRM, business leaders and technical leads to define a strategic roadmap for the company's data strategy.
* Be involved in small to large-scale data projects, working closely with the wider business to understand and input on the goals.
* Ownership of the data integration layer between our platform and its various data sources.
* Build relationships with key members of other core business functions, such as marketing and development.
* Lead requirements gathering sessions with stakeholders and manage change in relation to specified requirements, including assessment of impact, communication, and supporting planning and prioritisation as appropriate
* Ensure development practices and quality is best-in-class, and confidence is created in the resilience and robustness of the deliverables.

Essential Skills

* Excellent development skills in Python, however Java or Go skills are welcome.
* Fluent in SQL - You are a master of the inner join
* Experience working with Cloud BI Products and Tools - Big Query, Redshift, Datastudio, Metabase, Redash etc.
* Experience with traditional RDBM's as well as NOSQL DB's i.e. Elasticsearch, MySQL
* Prior knowledge of working on data warehouse delivery project: you have architected, built, designed or managed one.
* An ability to operate at many levels within an organisation
* Experience working with an agile team, and of agile product development
* Delivery focused with attention to quality; reliability, functionality and usability
* A proven track record of strong data delivery through multiple teams; defining and managing a strategic backlog
* Ability to be flexible and organised with a product backlog and multiple inflight products, stories or feature developments
* Motivated, passionate and proactive about delivery of value to the business and customer
* Willingness to challenge the business when opportunities arise, and identify opportunities to innovate

Please submit CVs today