Becksford Group have partnered exclusively with a top digital transformation consultancy (FTSE 250) that are looking for an ambitious Lead Data Engineer. The Lead Data Engineer will be hands on for part of the job but be able to manage a team of Data engineers.
Up to £110k
1/2 days a month in office, remote rest
35 days flexi leave (can buy 5 more or sell 10)
discretionary annual shares (300)
5% matched pension
twice yearly promotion opportunity
annual pay review
As a Lead Data Engineer (Consultant) at a FTSE 250, you will be responsible for designing and developing data processing and data persistence software components for solutions which handle data at scale. Working in agile teams, Lead Data Engineers provide strong development leadership for team members and take responsibility for the quality of the codebase as well as the match to user needs.
You will manage, coach and develop a small number of staff, with a focus on managing employee performance and assisting in their career development. You’ll also provide direction and leadership for your team as you solve challenging problems together.
Experience of leading a team of engineers in the implementation of data-intensive system components
Experience of applying standards for design (patterns), development, (style guides) and operational readiness (automation, deployment)
Proficient software development experience in one of Java, Scala, or Python
Software development experience with data-processing platforms from vendors such as AWS, Azure, GCP, Databricks.
Expert in SQL or SQL extensions for analytical use case
Expert understanding of distributed data stores and data processing frameworks
Ability to simply and clearly communicate technical design both written and verbally
Proficient in designing analytical and operational data models
Comfortable with Data Warehouse methods and techniques
Actively shares their thoughts and views on data practices
AWS/Azure/GCP Certified in Data Services
Expertise in continuous improvement and sharing input on data best practice
Participation in development and/or technology communities
Taking responsibility for the development of whole components or subsystems within a team. Development incorporates design, code, test and defect resolution.
Focusing on hands-on design and development, using open source and commercial platforms.
Defining and enforcing development best practice and coaching team members to ensure consistency.
Working with project architects, taking responsibility for non-functional needs of ETL/ELT data processing pipelines such as robustness and performance.
Taking responsibility for standards and execution of unit and integration testing done within the team.
Taking responsibility for software product due diligence and integration.
Leading troubleshooting and tuning of activities.
Working with Operations teams to ensure the application software is operationally ready.
Working with Security Architects and accreditors to ensure compliance with relevant legal and security requirements
Advising customers and managers and other team members of the estimated effort and technical implications of user stories and user journeys.
Contributing to technical proposals as part of the sales process.
Managing, coaching and developing a small number of staff, with a focus on managing employee performance and assisting in their career development. You’ll also provide direction for your team as you solve problems together