Senior Data Engineer

Job Title: Senior Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Additional Benefits
REF: 120395_1534508901
Contact Name: Ben Stallard
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

**Senior Data Engineer - London - Permanent - £70 - 80k basic plus package**

Role Purpose & Description

You will help teams across the company globally enhance their decision making and efficiency as you:-

  • Identify, capture, cleanse, wrangle & label data
  • optimise features & develop insightful visualisations & support predictive modelling
  • setup and monitor data pipelines & create API's
  • Liaise with IT to help ensure they provide the infrastructure & data management they need.

Core Competencies

  • Expert at data capture, cleansing, wrangling, and labeling.
  • Effective capture & transformation of un/semi-structured data into tangible assets.
  • Proficient in setup and monitoring of data pipelines
  • Strong SQL user, preferably in a distributed computing environment like Hadoop
  • Development experience with R or Python
  • Good experience using NLP
  • Effective user of data visualisation including proficiency in one of Arcadia, Tableau and Power BI or similar.
  • Familiar with and comfortable accessing open, social media and third party data in various formats including JSON, XML.
  • Competent utilising a range of API's for different purposes.
  • Self-checks results to demonstrate reliability of inputs used and accuracy of calculated outputs.
  • Proposes new approaches when necessary to address a new challenge or enhance existing approaches.
  • Helps colleagues understand the benefits and differences of big data approaches & enables them to make the transition easily.
  • Understands the data classification and security controls required within a regulated environment

Personal Attributes

  • Displays a thoughtful, pragmatic, agile and commercial approach to development.
  • Cares about and takes pride in the information / advice they provide.
  • Skeptical regarding unexpected data issues & findings that lack / conflict with common-sense
  • Enjoys working as a team, showing flexibility and a willingness to share knowledge


  • 3 to 5 years of practical experience successfully engineering data in a commercial entity, improving their effectiveness and efficiency as a result
  • a 2:1 or higher relevant degree