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Data Engineer

Job Description

DATA ENGINEER/ SENIOR DATA ENGINEER
Location: London, UK/ Remote
Sector : Data
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Iona Simpson
Contact email : iona.simpson@xcede.co.uk

Xcede are excited to present this opportunity to you working with a well-known brand's new rewards club, where millions of customers can spend and earn points which will act as a currency to spend across the various branches of this company and their partners. They are looking for software engineers of all levels to be part of their ambitious journey.
You will be working with AWS services to work on and build data pipelines, this will include Glue, Kinesis and Athena- and using python to write code. You will be expected to keep up-to-date with changing technology as data software programs and tools develop over time. You will need to come to this role with the want to suggest ideas and help build their data platform which will influence the future decisions of the company. Although working in a collaborative team and with many other divisions such as product managers and designers, you will be encouraged to take ownership of your projects ranging from the design to the running of a system.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
*You will need to work in a collaborative environment, working with engineers, designers and product managers to come up with the best solutions for different challenges you will face
*Keep an open mind to what may be the best technologies to make their product stand out
*Take on a DevOps approach
*Ability to diagnose and solve issues
IN ADDITION FOR SENIOR LEVEL:
*Find opportunities to improve the companies over all engineering practices
*Proposing solutions to problems or potential risks
*Mentor and support engineers, sharing best practices
REQUIREMENTS:
*Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, "bootcamp" training program, or equivalent experience
*Experience using a minimum of one of the following programming languages- Python, Java, C++, Kotlin or Go
*Experience with data warehousing, data lakes and ETL pipelines
*Background in using SQL
*Exposure or knowledge of AWS including Glue, EMR, Athena and Aurora is desired
* Experience using Apache Spark is a bonus
*Understanding of ML concepts is a bonus
*Terraform or CloudFormation exposure is a bonus

BENEFITS:
Competitive benefits apply to find out more.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in this position please contact:

Iona Simpson at iona.simpson@xcede.co.uk
or
Pick up the phone and call 07443577928