Senior Data Engineer – Python – 736DEEP

January 22, 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type


Job Title: Senior Data Engineer

The Role: 

  • Chance to work with Cloud technology
  • Big data environment
  • Pioneering technology
  • Truly creative / studio environment
  • Flexbility
  • Leeds City location but with free parking
  • Friendly team with a one for all attitude

Summary of position

The senior data engineer will be working across our client and SaaS product development teams, working in a variety of Agile (Scrum, DSDM, Kanban) and traditional project delivery frameworks.

Our data engineers are expected to know at least two scripting/OO/functional languages.


The senior data engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain a broad knowledge of the technology landscape helping the client provide market-leading consultancy services
  •  Assist our clients in enterprise-scale projects utilising best-practice development methodologies, well-tested code, and elegant solutions.
  • Get stuff done properly, first time around.
  • Make it right and only then make it fast.
  • Spend as much time thinking about tests and security as on writing code.
  • Work with a team of like-minded high-calibre engineers to translate user requirements into working code
  • Mentoring and assisting in the progress of others
  • Lead definition and maintenance of best practice and standards in development and design principles and process
  • Have excellent team work, leadership and communication skills

If you see something that’s broken, fix it. That includes the coffee machine.

Skills & Experience

The senior data engineer should have a broad experience of highly available, transactional and scalable solutions.

  • Strong web & server-side development experience
  •  An understanding of data modelling – from 3NF through to denormalisation for analysis.
  • A working knowledge of software development delivery in a Scrum environment
  • Broader knowledge of IT – Networking, platform, hardware, security
  • Experience of moving in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Working knowledge of at least one Cloud provider (PaaS, IaaS, SaaS)

Exceptional stakeholder management skills & experienceAbove all, the senior data engineer must be open to new technologies, quick to adapt, and quick to learn.


The Role will be based at a Leeds office. Travel to client sites may be required from time-to-time.

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