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Lead Data Engineer

Job Description


Location: London, UK/ Hybrid
Sector : Data
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Iona Simpson
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This is an opportunity that Xcede are ecstatic to share with you! This is a world-leading business that is revolutionizing its niche industry- in which it supplies its customers with one of the most loved items to gift. Over the past years the company has seen its growth increase by 100% annually, even through the pandemic- including securing £75 Million of funding and growing to operate in 7 countries. Their organization has been ranked in Europe amongst the top six fastest growing tech companies, and have won awards for best small companies to work for. Through technology and data the company can continue to grow and provide the high rates of satisfaction to their millions of customers.

Your role as the first lead data engineer would be to work alongside the Data Engineering squad and to collaborate with the other divisions within the technology team. You will work with the data which is stored in their snowflake built data warehouse and pipelines that have been produced on AWS. Currently the team are working on building and maintaining their data pipelines (in Python), using dbt to do data transformations and designing data warehouse which will help them support ML and reporting requirements.


  • You will help to develop their data platforms
  • As a Lead Data Engineer you will play a key role in mentoring the data engineering team
  • You will help with giving advise to the business based on your data knowledge


  • 5+ years of data engineering experience
  • Experience with SQL
  • Strong Python experience
  • Leadership or mentoring experience
  • Knowledge and hand on experience with large datasets
  • Knowledge of a cloud platform is a bonus


  • 25 days holiday + your birthday + bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Your choice of laptop and any other equipment
  • Many more!


This is a very exciting opportunity and applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

If you are interested in this position please contact:

Iona Simpson at
Pick up the phone and call 07443577928