Head of Data Engineering

Advertiser
Harnham
Company
Harnham
Date Posted
17th June 2018
Reference
24807.1/RW
Job Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary
£90,000 to £110,000 Per Annum

Head of Data Engineering
Up to £100,000
Central London
Tech Environment: Spark, Python, AWS, Data Streaming

An international Sports Media Company in Central London are looking for a Head of Data Engineering to lead the growth and development their AWS and Spark based Data Platform. The platform has been in production for a couple of years and they are now looking to successfully incorporate streaming technologies to handle their uniquely aggressive spikes in usage at large scale due to the nature of their product. Your role will be to manage the business relationships in the platform, ensure delivery, define the product roadmap, and grow the team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing companies in London, who have ambition to be an international household name in sport within the near future.

THE COMPANY

The Sports Media Company have a unique product set to disrupt the industry internationally and are backed by investors famous for growing companies of their type. They are experiencing hyper growth and their technical team has doubled in size over the past year and is expecting similar growth again. They have a flat and open culture and have attracted some of the best professionals in their industry due to the nature of their work.

YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Lead Data Engineer - Spark, AWS, Python

As Head of Data Engineering you will:

  • Manage a large team of data engineers building the solution
  • Defining the product roadmap and technology strategy
  • Plan the hiring strategy for the team
  • Drive quality code using Agile, TDD, Continuous Integration, etc.
  • Work with stakeholders across the business to understand their requirements and deliver the solution accordingly

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

To qualify for this role, you will need:

  • Experience leading a modern data team
  • Experience liaising with stakeholders up to C Level.
  • A solid background in data technology
  • A passion for quality code and Agile programming principles

THE BENEFITS

  • The opportunity to work with one of the best funded, fastest growing, and interesting tech companies in London
  • A basic salary of up to £110,000, depending on experience
  • The opportunity to work on a massive scale, with uniquely spikey data

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to this Head of Data Engineering role, please do so via this site. For more information contact Ross at Harnham.

KEYWORDS: Spark, Hadoop, Big Data, Lead Data Engineer, Harnham, AWS

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