Data Engineering Lead

Sheffield, UK

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Lead Data Engineer to build our Data Engineering guild. As head of the guild, you will be responsible for leading the inception and ongoing development of a new data platform which will evolve to support the heart of the company’s systems. 

Your accountabilities:

  • Reporting to the Head of Engineering, you will be responsible for the Data Engineering vision and strategy for supporting Data Products within the organisation.
  • Build and lead data engineering teams that deliver democratised data products for mobility safety to internal and external consumers.
  • Contributing to the overall technology strategy and vision.
  • Contributing to and implementing the data product roadmap.
  • Ensure quality data is available for stakeholders in scalable, fast paced, evolving data processes.
  • Lead the development and design of Data Pipelines that power analytics.
  • Build and manage a data products engineering guild, responsible for data pipelines, micro service, streaming, micro-batch and batch technologies.
  • Ensure Data Governance best practices are implemented.
  • Ensure DevOps best practices are implemented.


Skills & Experience Required:

  • Proven record of leading and scaling Data products teams.
  • Extensive Agile experience preferably using Scrum.
  • Full Data Engineering lifecycle experience, including data product creation and a focus on reusability, stability, scalability, value and performance.
  • Data Architecture skills – Data Analysis, Data Modelling, Big Data Design, ETL and ELT.
  • Experience of BI tools.
  • Hands-on experience building and managing a Data Lake, Data Warehouse and Lake House.
  • Understanding of how Data is ingested and consumed / Knowledge of technologies that enable SQL Endpoints and NoSQL Databases.
  • Knowledge of DevOps / DataOps, and Python, Java, Spark.
  • Proven record of implementing best practice data governance.
  • AWS Data Engineering technologies AWS Glue, Redshift, EMR. Other cloud technologies considered.
  • Exposed democratised data as data sources, and consumable open APIs.

Apply for this role

If you think you have the right skills for this role, please send us a copy of your CV and make sure to reference DEL01