Data Engineer

Job Title: Data Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH30207_1651746880
Contact Name: Jessica Jolly
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2022 11:34

Job Description

My client based in Leicestershire have an opportunity for a greenfield Data Engineer reporting directly to the Head of Development, to join their team on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £70K.

As a Data Engineer, you will have autonomy to help create a newly formed team along with autonomy around data strategy and technology used. Working within a highly technical function you will be making sure their customers have the right tools and capabilities to democratise data. Managing and maintaining a cutting-edge platform to enable advanced analytics.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Develop, build, test and maintain Data architecture

- Own the analytics platform ensuring best practices and governance is maintained

- Develop data processes

- Identify ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality

- Conduct research for industry and business questions

- Deploy sophisticated analytics programmes, machine learning and statistical models

The required skills for this role are:

- Find hidden patterns using data

- Expert Data Analysis and synthesis

- Advanced Data modelling



- Experience of talking directly to stakeholders (including end users) to ascertain their needs and understand what needs to be developed.

- Understanding/exposure to Technologies like; Scala OR Apache Spark OR Data Warehouse OR Hadoop (any)

- Knowledge of cloud technologies; AWS OR Azure OR Google (any)

- Programming languages; Ideally SQL but Python or Java would also be considered.

The desired skills for this role are:

- 5+ years experience in a similar role

- Computer Science, engineering or applied mathematics degree (nice to have)

the role is predominately remote working but there is a degree of expectation around flexibility for you to be willing to go to the Leicester office for collaboration days/team sprints or ad-hoc.

If this sounds like you then please apply with your latest CV for more information.