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Senior Big Data Engineer & Architect

Venturi Limited

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 by Venturi Limited

City, London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£80k - £80k Annual
Full-Time


My consulting client based in central London is looking for a Senior Big Data Engineer & Architect.

The Senior Big Data Engineer & Architect role exists to provide architecture and data engineering subject matter expertise in the client projects. This may be at the designing/planning stage or at the building/testing stage, or both.

Within a project, data engineers typically work closely with other profiles such as data scientists to build data products that allow organisations to extract value from data.

WHAT THEY LOOK FOR

  • Experience leading and mentoring a team of big data engineers
  • Experience designing architectures for cloud data platforms
  • Solid knowledge of AWS data & AI services - ideally professionally certified on AWS (best certification paths are big data specialty & solutions architect)
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python, Spark (with either Python, Scala or Java)
  • Experience with data warehousing solutions
  • Good knowledge of data governance processes & best practices
  • Previous consulting experience is a strong plus
  • High level of autonomy and self-direction
  • Strong communication skills in the technical & architectural space
  • Travel is required (of course, after the Covid-19 pandemic is no longer in the picture)

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING IN MORE DETAILS?

  • Autonomously interact with technical stakeholders
  • Delegate & control tasks to a team of data engineers, mentor them over time
  • Architect new data platforms based on functional & non-functional requirements and help to build them
  • Architect data models to reduce system complexity, increase efficiency and reduce cost
  • Design, build and test data pipelines based on functional & non-functional requirements for data transformation
  • Propose ways to improve data quality and reliability
  • Monitor innovation in the data & architecture space and promote its introduction in the work they do for their clients.



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