Lead Data Engineer (Remote OR Onsite)

Job Title: Lead Data Engineer (Remote OR Onsite)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath, Somerset
Salary: £66000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Equity
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: wrgwg_1584012154
Contact Name: Matthew Pearce
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2020 11:22

Job Description

Lead Data Engineer / Bath / Remote

We have been asked to help an amazing organisation in central Bath in the hiring of a Lead Data Engineer. This is a brand new area for the business to be hiring into, so you'll gain full autonomy in your role, and have key decision making capacity on tools / process / outputs etc.

These guys are well known in the software engineering space across the world, and have amazing values and culture both from and engineering and workplace/ people perspective.

You'll play a key role in making the right data available to help guide good business decisions. The pipeline systems process circa 1 billion hits a day so its a crucial aspect of the business.

As the owner of the data pipeline you'll be responsible for understanding the data they are collecting, ensuring its integrity, and helping to analyse it.


  • Work alongside Product, Sales and Marketing to ensure they have the data they need to make the correct decisions in the tools they use day to day.
  • Gather data requirements from the Product, Sales and Marketing teams, and translate into concrete designs.
  • Own and manage changes to the data pipeline and data stores, ensuring they are reliable, scalable, and cost efficient.
  • Work closely with the broader engineering team to collect data from key services.
  • Choose the best products and tools for the job.
  • Ensure the integrity of the data so it can be proven accurate and is trusted.

About you

  • 10+ years of hands on engineering experience.
  • Experience with SQL and ETL, plus Python or other scripting language.
  • Experience working with data warehouses and data analysis platforms.
  • Bachelor degree in Mathematics/CS or equivalent experience.
  • You are quick to learn new skills and solve problems.
  • You have the ability to take ownership of all stages of a project.
  • You have experience working within a team and communicate well with others.

Bonus points for

  • Experience with Redshift or Postgres.
  • Experience with Marketo/Salesforce/Segment.
  • Experience with Java/Golang/Ruby/Javascript

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