Lead Data Engineer

£60,000 - £70,000

Leicestershire - Permanent

Posted: 1 week ago

Ref: D0031419



You aren’t about status or job titles, you’re about data. You’re immersed in data. You’re passionate. You live, eat and breathe data. You attend the meetups. Maybe you even speak at the meetups? You’ve got your finger on the pulse of all the latest happenings in data and you’re always looking for new ways to innovate and improve.


Hidden away in Leicester is a company who hold the same values as you. A company with a difference.

They are offering you a once in a lifetime opportunity to create and implement a data platform from scratch that you can be proud of. To join them on their journey to utterly disrupt their sector and ensure the customer is at the heart of everything that they do.



This isn’t a role for a rookie.

You’ll be given full autonomy to shape the data offering – you’ll need to define your own requirements, working closely with the engineers and the data science team to get to where you need to be. To truly excel in this role you’ll be a seasoned data engineer who is passionate about best practice and quality above all.


You’ll be fully hands-on, well-versed in designing & running robust cloud-based platforms utilising tech such as AWS / Google / Kafka / Spark and using Python or Java on a daily basis.


CI/CD, pair programming and TDD will be inbuilt into your psyche alongside a “test first” mentality and I’d also expect you to have a breadth of knowledge about non-traditional databases such as NoSQL, MongoDB, MariaDB, Redis, PostgreSQL and so on.


Yes – there will be some boring SQL work to start with. And yes – it will be hard work, but as you progress on this journey you’ll be focussing more and more on how you can use data to solve customer problems and really add value.



You get to join an utterly fantastic team. A real team who care about each other and help each other. A passionate, hungry, unapologetic, ideas-filled team who are creating something incredible that other businesses want to imitate.


Oh yeah, you also get unlimited holidays, can work in whatever location you need to be in and can choose your own hours.


This is just the start – if you want to hear more, click apply.


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