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Data Engineer - Redshift

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 31st August
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £450 - £451
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

Role - Data Engineer (Redshift Specialist)

Rate - £450/Day Outside IR35

Length - 3 Months + Extensions

Location - 100% Remote

Start - ASAP

The Role

I am currently working with an AWS Premier Consulting Partner who are looking for a Data Engineer who is particularly experienced with Redshift to come on board.

Extensive knowledge across the AWS tech stack is expected and any AWS certifications are a massive bonus, but the stand-out requirement here from the client is for a deep knowledge and understanding of Redshift.

The Project

This is a Data Engineering role. The purpose of this role inside the Customer Platform team is to provide an interface/capability to deliver external data requirements - sourcing data that is not readily available inside the Customer Platform Team itself. These data requirements relate to marketing/personalisation and support requirements, and will be sourced from the Hive data platform.

You will be reporting to the Customer Platform Technical Architect and will work closely with data scientists, data analysts, Devops and team leads who own the Hive data platform, ensuring that the business receives the solutions they need.

Accountabilities

  • Writing production quality code including extensive test coverage.
  • Designing data systems that will scale to large numbers of users.
  • Interfacing with Data Scientists and porting machine learning algorithms to production systems.
  • Peer review other engineer's code to ensure quality.
  • Deploy services to staging and production environments.
  • Support production services including participation in rotation with others in the team
  • Drive best practices across teams and products for data-driven product development and delivery
  • Use Github when required to enable code re-use across the team
  • Work in an Agile environment tracking your tasks using JIRA
  • Work alongside other members of the Data Team on large projects to meet deadlines and requirements set by our stakeholders

Technical Competencies

  • Excellent experience and knowledge of Redshift
  • Good knowledge of Java or Scala or Python and concurrent programming
  • Quick learner with eagerness to learn new things and experiment with new technologies
  • Willing to learn Data Science algorithms and produce code to implement them at scale
  • Experience in working with the following technologies:
    • AWS
    • Spark
    • Kafka
    • Cassandra
    • Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with deployment & container technologies including Jenkins, Docker, Serverless
  • Interest in Real time and distributed systems

Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent general problem solving abilities
  • Strong analytical mind
  • Resilience and Tenacity
  • Proactive, initiating attitude - able to take prompt action to accomplish objectives and goals beyond what is required.
  • Able to deal with ambiguity
  • Self-awareness/Personal Development Orientation

Contact Name: Scott Wisely
Reference: TJ/3086/3468346_1630416740
Job ID: 2973174



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