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Head of Data Engineering

Job Title: Head of Data Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 22/09
Contact Name: Zoe Hallam
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join and Head up a cloud based engineering team, for a global leader within data-driven communications. Combining commercial and public big data sets with large scale research to predict consumer behaviour.

- Being a team lead and training new members of staff within cloud based
- Driving change within the business, being able to implement innovative
ideas and replace floored systems
- Building and maintaining a cloud based data science infrastructure
- Working to build a robust suite of libraries for ETL pipelines
- Extracting, analysing and cleaning data from a variety of sources and
integrating it into the database system

Essential Skills Required:
- Proven people management and mentoring experience
- Experience in leading a small sized team that has positively affected
business change
- Experience with Cloud computing database services, AWS is preferred
- Significant experience with a scripting language, Python is preferred
- Experience with SQL/MySQL databases
- Proficiency with bash scripting and task automation
- A confident and outgoing manner, able to come across well on the phone, in person and be able to deliver concise presentations within the business

Desirable Skills:
- Interest in gaining experience with big data technologies such as; Hadoop
and Spark
- Interest in object orientated and functional programming; such as Spark

Parallel Consulting is a multi-awarding winning, global leader in Analytics & Data Science recruitment.
With over 12 years expertise, we assist our clients within Analytics, Customer & Marketing Insight, Web Analytics, Big Data, Data Science, Credit Risk and BI.