Snr Data Engineer - Manchester

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Job Sector:
£80,000 to £80,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£80000 - £80000 Per Annum
Additional Resources
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Snr Data Engineer - Manchester

£80k basic

My client is a new well-funded start-up company that has decided to make a difference in this world by designing information products for children suffering from diabetes and they are looking for a Snr Data Engineer to join them on this fantastic rewarding journey.

To help them achieve their goals they will need to have an excellent team of developers, data scientists, service designers, AI specialists and more to create friendly passionate teams to build and strategise for the future.

This is a role where you will make a difference to the community and build a medical information product that will be innovative in this poorly informed space.

The Detail

We are currently looking for a Senior Data Engineer to help us build out our data products and cloud applications such as recommendation engines. The successful candidate will be part of a highly innovative team, and will be responsible for building rapid PoCs as well as massively scalable ETL pipelines and APIs.

This new role will report to the Head of Data Science and will be working closely with the technology teams to formulate strategic solutions utilising the most suitable technologies.

Key responsibilities will entail

- Research and experiment with emerging technologies through testing and prototyping their applicability to our data analysis and machine learning needs.
- Design, build, refine and tune our data infrastructure.
- Design and build REST APIs for storage and consumption of data products.
- Lead implementation of strategic ad-hoc data tools in collaboration with Data Scientists and other stakeholders.
- Bridge the gap between algorithmic driven research and production ready engineering.
- Code tuning and performance optimisation of algorithms for bespoke personalisation and recommendation engines.
- Mentor more junior engineers.


- Minimum 5 years of experience writing production software, with previous experience working on large scale distributed systems.
- Ability to work with Hadoop, Kafka, Storm, Pig, Hive, Spark as needed to build applications.
- Experience writing apps on top of SQL and NOSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, Redis, Neo4j, Cassandra, SQL, etc)
- Experience working with AWS/Azure cloud architecture, distributed systems, data modeling and machine learning.
- Experience in the design, development and release of enterprise scale applications.
- Excellent programming and technical skills (e.g.,C, F, C++, Java, Scala, Python).
- Excellent team working attitude with analytical and creative problem solving abilities.
- Strong bias towards action. JFDI

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Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Paul

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