Lead Data Engineer

Full Time

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Lead Data Engineer- Permanent – £90 000+

I'm working with a client currently advertising a permanent position for a Lead Data Engineer. They are a massively successful and rapidly expanding IT solutions consultancy providing various services across the commercial, public and healthcare sectors, and are primarily focused around digital transformation.

The Lead Data Engineer is responsible for designing and developing data processing and data persistence software components for solutions which handle data at scale. Lead Data Engineers lead and mentor their own agile teams while taking responsibility for the quality of the codebase as well as the match to user needs


Software development experience with distributed data storage and processing technologies including Hadoop and Spark and using JVM languages (Java, Scala, Python, etc.).
Experience of leading the development of substantial components for large-scale data processing solutions, taking responsibility for non-functional needs of ETL/ELT data processing pipelines such as robustness, performance and security.
Coaching and mentoring experience in data development disciplines with the ability to gain the respect of a junior team.
Ability to advise architects and other stakeholder on detailed technology and development practice and on development estimates.
Ability to make effective decisions within fast-moving Agile delivery and to lead on troubleshooting.
Strong understanding of tools, design methodologies and best practice.
Ability to clearly communicate technical design both written and verbally.
Additionally they offer a great range of benefits, including, but not limited to:
-learning schemes
-growth opportunities
-flexible working hours
-travel and accommodation

If you love doing exciting and meaningful work, and this opportunity suits you, please apply below or get in touch at (url removed) with your most up to date CV.

Lead Data Engineer- Permanent – £90 000