Data Engineer

Advertiser
Harnham
Company
Harnham
Date Posted
26th November 2017
Reference
24379/RW
Job Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary
£50,000 to £80,000 Per Annum

Data Engineer - Python, Spark, Google Cloud
Central London
Start-up Data Science Company (20 people, looking to double in size this year)

A Data Science Company are looking to add talented Data Engineers to build their data pipelines using Python and Spark (amongst many other technologies), to access data from alternative data sources including satellite information, web crawling, and social media data. This will be used to apply NLP and AI techniques to disrupt risk assessment within Insurance. This is a great opportunity to join a well backed and rapidly growing start-up looking to change the face of an established industry using cutting-edge analytics.

THE COMPANY

The company were founded around 4 years ago as a spin-off from a top-tier university and have a team of highly intelligent data science and engineering experts. They use a mixture of big data processing and advanced data science to give a unique picture of risk for their clients. They already have a number of established clients and are currently going through their 2nd phase of growth after a round of funding and want to double in size. They are are using a Google Cloud Platform, programming in Python, and incorporating data streaming in Spark.

YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Data Engineer

As Data Engineer, you will:

  • Access unique data sources using Python, Spark, MapReduce, BigQuery, and other tools, in a Google Cloud Environment
  • Work in a highly Agile Software Development environment, including Continuous Integration (Docker), regular Sprints, TDD, etc.
  • Introduce new tech to the business to solve complex data problems
  • Work with Data Scientists to ensure that the data is appropriate for the NLP and AI work

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

To qualify for this Data Engineering Role, you will need:

  • Excellent Python Development experience
  • Good knowledge of building Data pipelines as a Data Engineer, ideally in Spark
  • A strong academic background
  • Good knowledge of Databases and SQL Tech
  • A passion for Agile Software Development

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply for this role, please do so via this site. For more info, reach out to Ross at Harnham.

KEYWORDS: Data Engineer, Python, Start-up, Google Cloud, Spark, MapReduce

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