Lead Data Engineer - Greenfield Project - Tech Company

Date Posted
10th September 2017
Job Type
City of London, London
£50,000 to £80,000 Per Annum

Data Engineer - Greenfield project - Technology Choices Up to you!
£80,000 + 20% Bonus
Central London

A Start-up Food Technology Business are looking for a Lead Data Engineer to build a highly scalable data platform to drive their analytics / data science product offering. This is a greenfield project and you will be driving the design and development of the platform from scratch, including the architecture, technology selection, and strategic roadmap of the product. This is a great opportunity to own the data technology in a business. They have an AWS Infrastructure, but you will not be confined to their stack. If you are building a data platform using either Python, Scala, Java, or Clojure, and working with SQL and NoSQL databases, your application will be of interest.


The company are looking to offer a white label software product for the restaurant industry, with the intent of bringing dining experiences into the digital age. They are very well funded, having demonstrated a profitable model and benefiting from their 2nd round of VC investment. They have already signed up clients to their analytics service and require it to be built ASAP.


As Lead Data Engineer, you will:

  • Work with the business and clients to design and develop a highly scalable data solution using big data technology, including data streaming capability.
  • Work closely with a Data Scientist to produce production standard analytical solutions.
  • Led the strategic direction of the team, including all tech choices


In order to qualify for this Lead Data Engineering role, you will need:

  • Excellent programming skills, in one of Python, Java, Scala, Clojure, or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of data warehousing both relational and non-relational
  • Experience developing in an agile environment
  • A passion for technology and a good understanding of data technology available on the market
  • Good communication skills and business acumen
  • An understanding of Data Science would be highly beneficial


To apply for this role, please do so via this site. For more information contact Ross at Harnham.

KEYWORDS: Data Engineering, Big Data, AWS, Python, Spark, Scala, Java

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