Lead Data Engineer

Datatech Analytics
January 17, 2024
London, United Kingdom
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£80000 - £100000 per annum


Lead Data Engineer - 12 Month FTC
Salary: £80k - £100k Depending on experience
Location: London - Hybrid working 2 days a week in the office
Job Ref: J12715

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Data Engineer to join the Retail Pricing Team at a highly regarded Insurance Company on a 12-month fixed term contract.
This role will require impeccable communication and stakeholder engagement skills. Using these qualities, you will lead the gathering, distilling and re-imagining of requirements for data tooling and data assets used by the Pricing department as part of their strategic roadmap.
You'll also lead the development of libraries and reusable pipelines, data curation, and data lake ingestion in order to establish a well-managed self-service infrastructure for end users. Working closely with the central data engineering teams to ensure deliveries are enhanced or are synergistic with existing processes.

What you'll be doing:

·Transform and curate the Company's data assets in a standardised format that meet pre-agreed data management and quality frameworks
·Work cross-functionally with other Data and Analytics Hub teams such as Data Science, Data Strategy and Business Insight on their data needs
·Migrate the Retail data assets to the Azure Data Lake
·Develop reusable pipelines to enable wider delivery teams to efficiently access and use the Company's Retail data assets

About you

What experience is needed:
·Proven communication and stakeholder management experience
·Coding experience in Python and Spark.
·Experience with git.
·Experience in data migrations onto the cloud, using Azure or GCP technologies and integrations into downstream tooling.
·Strong understanding of business use cases and how data engineering supports their successful delivery.
·Experience using data architecture tools such as Databricks.
·Demonstrated teamworking experience, working as part of a cohesive and successful data engineering team.

Additional Requirements:

Candidates must have an existing right to live and work in the UK.

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today!

Alternatively, you can refer a friend or colleague by taking part in our fantastic referral schemes! If you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, please refer them to us. For each relevant candidate that you introduce to us (there is no limit) and we place, you will be entitled to our general gift/voucher scheme.

Datatech is one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies in the field of analytics and host of the critically acclaimed event, Women in Data. For more information, visit our website: www.datatech.org.uk

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