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Lead Data Engineer

Data Analytics

Greater London Permanent £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + stock options

Senior Data Engineer

This is a unique opportunity to join a truly innovative analytics software firm working in the energy trading subject area.


The Lead Data Engineer is responsible for building and upgrading the business’ data platform and taking ownership of its user-interface, back-end processes and machine learning models. The successful applicant will demonstrate exceptional coding and data modelling skills and tangible experience of building systems capable of real-time processing at production stage.

You will work closely with Data Scientists, Product Owners and Engineers (Front and Back-End) to define and implement data architecture and infrastructure through a highly iterative, evolutionary approach.


  • Excellent experience of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Strong coding skills in Python and Java
  • Demonstrable experience of messaging queue technology such as Apache Kafka (or similar)
  • Hands-on experience of real-time systems at production stage
  • 5+ years of post-academic experience in a data engineering capacity
  • Strong experience integrating external APIs and a large number of data sources

Bonus points for:

  • Experience of Docker
  • Apache Spark
  • ElasticSearch
  • Popular NoSQL DBs (Cassandra, HBase, Redshift, MongoDB etc.)

Job Reference: JO-1706-124371

Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + stock options

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