Data Engineer - Financial Services

  • Location

    South East London

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  • Salary:

    Commensurate with experience

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    Tim Palmer

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Tim Palmer

Data Engineer – Financial Services Sector
As part of a group-wide IT transformation programme, an industry leader in the financial services sector has a requirement for multiple Data Engineers to join their team. This represents an opportunity to join at a point where the project is still essential at green field stage. 
The core responsibilities and objectives of the role include, but are not limited to:
  • Participating in a programme that will deliver a scalable solution for how data is collected, stored, accessed and managed in the firm
  • Building automated pipelines that support data aligned to BI and Analytics
  • Collaborate with multiple business and IT functions to extract, transform and load both structured and unstructured data
  • Working with multiple stakeholders, and in particular Data Architects, Scientists and Analysts
  • Seeking continuous improvement opportunities within wider group-wide IT governance 
Suitable candidates will need to have the following skills and experience:
  • Considerable experience in a similar data engineering role, preferably within large and complex corporate environments
  • An expert with SQL and NoSQL 
  • Programming skills with Python and ideally a second or third language such as scala
  • An expert in the strengths and limitations of data structures, Big Data knowledge is a must have
  • Experience with AWS cloud storage, Business Intelligence tools and DevOps principles
  • Exposure to different testing, development and project management methodologies