Job description

Job Search / Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

Data Engineer

Leicester, Leicestershire
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Job Type
Jessica Jolly

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
  • ETL
  • 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.


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