Head of Data Engineering - London

Oliver Bernard
100000.00 - 135000.00 GBP Annual + + Bonus
07 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Head of Data Engineering - London

My Client, a global ecommerce organisation are looking for an experienced Head of Data Engineering to provide direct line management. The successful candidate will be responsible with implementing strategic direction for the Data Engineering team.

You will have excellent knowledge of data platforms and technologies and possess direct experience with some of the data technologies we use. Direct previous experience of working with the ingest, processing and storage of data, ideally in a cloud-based context. You can show understanding of the problems data technologies must solve for an analyst, data scientist or data engineer.

- Experience in leading, managing and growing software engineers as well as leading engineering and/or cross-functional teams
- You will have demonstrated experience of building software for the cloud, and believe in a DevOps culture
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven experience dealing with different levels of an organisation from Executive level down.
- Candidates with direct experience in building data solutions in digital marketing/ad-tech, especially involving recommendation engines and machine-learning approaches will be particularly suitable.

Technical skills include:

- Amazon Web Services (including EC2, VPC, RDS, IAM, R53, Lambda, Cloudwatch)
- Apache Spark, Qubole, Amazon Redshift, Airflow and other data technologies
- Confluent Platform (Kafka, Kafka Streams)
- Neo4J, Elastic
- Scala and Node.js based API microservices
- Git, Github, Thoughtworks Go, Ansible, InfluxDB, Runscope, PagerDuty

My Client are looking for an experienced Engineering Managers to drive the development across their high-performing Agile delivery teams in London. As an Engineering Manager, you will manage cross-functional teams, building cutting-edge and complex platforms on a global scale

Head of Data Engineering - London