Lead Data Engineer

Lead Data Engineer

Job Title: Lead Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + 10% bonus + 8k car allowance (cash)
Reference: 156781_1626788306
Contact Name: Greg McCrudden
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Job Published: July 20, 2021 14:38

Job Description

Lead Data Engineer (REMOTE)

A Lead Data Engineer opportunity, working with Europe's major consumer business. The Lead Data Engineer will be asked to deliver and own the data engineering capability for the whole data and analytics platform. You will be asked to lead the team in delivering transformation pipelines.

The Lead Data Engineer will drive the strategy, unlocking growth opportunities and adding value to the overall business. The organisation has a progressive strategy, and the Lead Data Engineer will be expected to drive even more value out of the data that is generated.


  • Build and implement best practice in Data Engineering. Ingestion, testing, processing, monitoring etc. when working with datasets such as Azure.
  • Deliver and own the standards for Data Engineering, development coding standards and unit testing.
  • Build and maintain a Data Engineering capability roadmap that is both reactive to business priorities and proactively anticipates future needs.
  • Lead the Data Engineering demand and resource allocation based on agile project demand and maintenance /support requirements.
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships technology teams to align technology and delivery approaches to the business needs and realisation of our data strategy.

Key Skills:

  • Hands on experience in Data Engineering development, ideally Python.
  • Previous experience as a Lead Data Engineer, managing teams through full scale data pipelines projects.
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of either Azure, SAP or GCP and how they work within data and analytics platforms.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, including the ability to convey architectural concepts, strategy and vision to executive level.
  • Excellent communication skills, with senior stakeholder management experience.


This is a remote opportunity.

An excellent opportunity for a Lead Data Engineer to join an exciting company and work on a global project with incredible financial backing. As the lead, you will be leading a team through a dynamic project and have the opportunity to create the path of technologies used.

Please send me a copy of your CV.

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