Senior Data Engineer

Date Posted
9th June 2018
Job Type
£70,000 to £80,000 Per Annum

Data Engineer - Travel eCommerce
Central London
£60,000 to £80,000, depending on experience

This leading e-commerce company are looking to transform their data infrastructure (Python, AWS, Airflow) by hiring a senior data engineer. In this role, you will get the chance to lead the implementation of big data technologies, take full ownership over the data landscape and the building of this critical infrastructure.


This company are based in a very central location in London, and they specialise in e-commerce in the travel industry. They have recently undergone huge amounts of growth across the globe, and are therefore looking to leverage the increased amounts of data they are getting.


As the Senior Data Engineer, you will:

  • Take ownership of their data infrastructure, and the design and implementation of new technology.
  • Bring in event-level data from multiple different locations and source this into a centralised data pipeline.
  • Be hands-on with data modelling, data ingestion and data manipulation to turn data into business logic information.
  • Have extensive hands-on experience with Python, AWS and Airflow + other technology.


As the Senior Data Engineer, you will:

  • Be confident and experience in writing performant code in Python to build upon the already excellent Python ecosystem.
  • Be confident and experience in writing code in SQL for data modelling.
  • Have a solid understanding of database design and performance optimisation. Experience with the AWS data stack is also desirable.
  • Have experience working with open source orchestration technology, such as Luigi or Airflow.
  • Have experience productionising machine learning algorithms to ETL pipelines.
  • Have experience using Big Data technology, such as Hadoop or Spark.


  • The chance to lead a highly scalable data environment, whilst transforming the way the company uses data.
  • To make the step up into a position of ownership, both technically and personally.
  • Earn a salary of up to £80,000 + benefit package.

Please register your interest to Josh Carter at Harnham, or contact 0208 408 6070.

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