Lead Data Engineer

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    Wiltshire, England

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    Jamie Myles

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    10 months ago

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I'm currently looking for a Lead Data Engineer for a top engineering firm in the South West.

This opportunity focuses on attaining and utilising rich, very accurate and timely data to provide insights and help the business make better decisions. This area of the business is heavily financially backed and they take a large amount of pride in their Data area.

Accountabilities of our Lead Data Engineer;

  • Team leadership focusing on ingestion, modelling & data enrichment across AWS & GCP data platforms (experience with Azure is fine). This team may include onshore & offshore engineers.
  • Experience using some of the latest technologies/tools in cloud (Dataflow, CloudSQL, Dataproc, BigQuery, Kubernetes, Pub/Sub, Impala, Athena, Redshift or Snowflake)
  • Ensuring data is ingested in a well governed and high quality manner. Tasks included in this would be ingesting new data sources, writing data pipelines alongside the enrichment and transformation using the most efficient methods available.
  • Ability to work with data from any source.
  • Experience working with data architects to continue building an integrated solution & converting business requirements into tech solutions for other data engineers. It will also be necessary to be able to engage with non-technical stakeholders explaining technical situations.

Skills & Requirements for our Lead Data Engineer;

  • Demonstrable ability to write and deploy production level code. Additionally in a CI/CD fashion would be really appealing.
  • Demonstrable experience in data lakes & data warehouses utilising cloud tech.
  • Demonstrable writing skills in SQL, Python, Airflow, Dataflow or Spark.
  • Management and mentorship abilities.

If you think this this Lead Data Engineering opportunity is for you, please reach out to me on or directly via this advert for more information, a full job description and discussion on salary details.