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Data Engineer

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Job Title: Data EngineerJob Type: Full Time, PermanentWorking location: London, HybridRole Purpose At Travelex we are developing modern data services, which will be at the heart of our relationship with our customers. Our data architecture is becoming more service-oriented and more real-time – which creates a range of engineering problems for you to solve. Our work is fast-paced although our team remains collaborative and flexible even when delivering fast.Your role as data engineer has a wide remit: working with product owners, subject matter experts and managers across the company, to design and deliver new components of our data landscape. You will have an end-to-end responsibility for your deliverables: from leading the work to agree the right approach, through coding, configuration and documentation, all the way to going live. In this process you will have significant impact on the way our business evolves, and a high level of freedom to do things in your own way.ResponsibilitiesHere are key things you’ll do as a data engineer in our team. The list isn’t complete: as a competent engineer, you’ll bring to Travelex your own ideas of what else is needed to become a world-class data-driven business.Develop code, scripts and configurations as part of the development of data pipelines, data services and data transformations.Define data solutions, and lead all activities required when agreeing the best design (analysis, engagement, documentation).Take initiative to investigate whatever needs clarification during design or development.Learn what’s required from your solutions and negotiate the requirements to achieve clarity and simplicity.Learn about features, capabilities and settings of the technologies used in order to build the best solution.Brainstorm your engineering approach continuously with colleagues and partners.Recommend development priorities, explain pros and cons of different options, and reach agreement on the next steps if needed.Recommend and implements steps to test and secure your data solutions.Key RequirementsThis vacancy is for someone who enjoys mixing hands-on coding with wider problem-solving and continuous learning. Below are key requirements from our data engineer, but you don’t need to tick every box. Success in our team is not limited to the traditional data engineering type!Significant hands-on experience with AWS, especially AWS services focused on data flow, pipelines, data transformation, storage and streaming.Excellent data engineering skills, for example with SQL, Python, DBT and Airflow.Good understanding of service-oriented architecture; experience of exposing and consuming data via APIs, streams and webhooks.Confidence in coding, scripting, configuring, versioning, debugging, testing and deploying.Good understanding of security best practices, and experience of implementing them.Understanding of compliance and regulation, for example by PCI and FCA.The ability to learn new tools, languages and methods quickly.The ability to explain, brainstorm, present, simplify, clarify, prioritise, document, listen, negotiate and compromise.The curiosity to understand the business, its requirements and culture.Your own unique style or way of working, which will make our team diverse and original.Why Travelex?To remain the world’s leading foreign exchange specialist, we are focused on making our customers’ lives simpler, more engaging and hassle free while they travel or move money abroad. We promise to give them the freedom and peace of mind to explore the world, their way – enabling them to travel confidently because they know they have us to lean on.Customer centricity and digital are at the heart of our business strategy. Our commitment to innovation has never been greater, with the development of a number of digital-first, greenfield products and services. And with the Travelex's resources, deep industry experience and leading brand we are inventing the future of FX, cross-border e-commerce and international payments.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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