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Lead Data Engineer

  • Job reference: 49083
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: BI, Data & Analytics
  • Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum

One of the world's most widely recognised brands, a global FMCG company, are building an exciting team in advanced Analytics & Data focused around consumer data. The company's newest and rapidly expanding division focussed on pets and pet owners is a hotbed for future innovation, data and analytics, and at the forefront of emerging technology. The team is a coalition of bright minds and big ideas united by a love of pets and enthusiasm for the future. You will play a key part in driving competitive advantages from data through analytics.

This is a really exciting time to be joining them as they go through a period of significant transformation and rapid expansion. As Data Engineers, we are connecting and enhancing data assets from across multiple divisions to build a rich understanding of customers to power our business data ecosystem.

They are looking for:

  • A mentor and coach to inspire a team of enthusiastic, aspiring data engineers
  • A data engineering expert to orchestrate data models & pipelines in a cloud environment using a progressive tech stack
  • Expert knowledge and experience in processing data using Spark / Databricks / Azure Data Factory or similar
  • Experience working in a Microsoft Azure cloud environment or similar
  • Expert knowledge in at least one of: Python (or similar), SQL, PySpark
  • Highly experienced in building end to end data pipeline/ETL/ELT solutions
  • Expert knowledge of the contemporary data engineering and analytics landscape, the current tools, the pertinent approaches and the likely challenges
  • Able to partner effectively with business stakeholders in order to deliver actionable data insights across the division
  • The desire to grow into a leadership position and take on management responsibilities


What you'll get

  • Very competitive salary, pension scheme, bonus structure
  • Working with a rapidly growing talented, ambitious and creative team in an innovative work environment
  • Working with and learning from a community of industry experts
  • Global offices: We are located in NYC, San Francisco, Portland, London, Helsinki, Shanghai, and in Moscow
  • Exceptional benefits for you, your family, and your pets
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