Lead Data Engineer - Sports Media

Advertiser
Harnham
Company
Harnham
Date Posted
10th April 2018
Reference
24807/RW
Job Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary
£70,000 to £100,000 Per Annum

Lead Data Engineer - Sports Media
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 Lead Data Engineer to drive the development and architecture of 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 lead the tool selection and design to make this happen, whilst managing a small team of 3 and remaining hands-on.

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 Lead Data Engineer, you will:

  • Lead the design of an AWS based Data Streaming Solution for Data Science and analytics
  • Tackling massive scalability and spiking challenges
  • Manage a small team in the development of the platform using Python amongst other tech
  • Drive quality code using Agile, TDD, Continuous Integration, etc.
  • Hands-on Development using Python
  • Working with Data Scientists to make sure they have the data they need for advanced analytics. Machine Learning, etc.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

To qualify for this role, you will need:

  • Experience working on data streaming technologies including Spark and tools like Kafka, Nifi, Flink, etc.
  • Experience dealing with extremely high volumes of data
  • Excellent programming experience, ideally in Python but Spark and Scala candidates will be considered
  • A passion for quality code and Agile programming principles
  • Experience leading a team is idea but not essential

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 £100,000, depending on experience
  • The opportunity to work on a massive scale, with uniquely spikey data
  • The chance to be the future Head of Data Engineering at a rapidly growing business

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to this Lead Data Engineer 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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