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Lead Data Engineer

Job Title: Lead Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 2010
Contact Name: Zoe Hallam
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

My client, a globally recognised entertainment company with over 100 million customers in 100+ countries are looking to bring on board a Lead Data Engineer, to manage and develop a team of 3 direct reports. You will set the clear direction for the ongoing development of the data science platform. You will design, deliver and maintain solutions and work directly with the DevOps team.

- Set the direction for development of the data science platform, tools & technologies
- Work alongside the BI Team to ensure technical solutions are aligned
- Coach data scientists in the efficient use of data processing tools
- Manage and mentor other engineers in the team
- Define and monitor data quality standards and automated testing frameworks

Essential skills required
- Experience with SQL
- Working knowledge of Unix environments, including shell scripting
- Python development
- Experience of working with distributed computing tools such as Map/reduce, Hadoop, Hive,
Spark or Scala
- Use of SPSS, SAS or R
- Previous management or mentor experience

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