Data Engineer

Location Manchester
Job Type Perm
Salary £50000 - £60000

​Opportunity for an experienced Data Engineer to join a world-leading software technology business, located in Manchester. 

Working closely with members of the analytics & AI team, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining optimal performance across the data pipeline including the integration of machine learning models.

 Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain an optimal data pipeline architecture

  • Assemble large, complex data sets to fulfill requirements across Data Science and Analytics teams

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: optimizing data delivery, testing and enabling scalability

  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL/Python and AWS technologies

  • Build analytical tools to enable KPI monitoring of the data pipeline and machine learning model performance

  • Work with stakeholders including the Product, Development and Professional Services teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs

  • Create data tools for the Data Science and Analytics team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product to further enhance our position as a leader in digital adoption analytics. 

  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems

  • Produce high-quality documentation of software design

 Core Competences

  • Strong SQL skills particularly in relation to building high performing data-models in AWS Redshift

  • Experience with big data transformation across AWS technologies (Kinesis-S3-Redshift)

  • Experience using Python/Scala/R

  • Experience of working in agile teams and using code versioning systems

  • Experience performing root cause analysis to answer specific business questions and identify improvements

  • Exposure to designing API driven data services

  • Knowledge of Microsoft PowerBI Service

  • Motivated to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication skills - able to communicate clearly with Product and Development team members