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Lead Data Engineer - Fintech, London, UK

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Job Sector:
Data, Technology
Job Category:
Development, Data Science & Data Engineering
80,000 to 110,000 per annum
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Lead Data Engineer - Fintech

Xcede's Data Science & Engineering team are currently working with one of the world's most important Fintech companies who are operating primarily in the payments processing space. With circa 8PB collected at this point, and a very successful batch layer build nearly finished, we're looking for Lead / Principal Data Engineers who can come in with significant real time / streaming layer build experience. Kafka is their tool of choice, alongside Spark. You'll be joining what is already a substantial data science & engineering team that could do with a little more technical leadership, as will as your specific data streaming knowledge.

Key Responsibilities:

- Years of experience implementing data solutions in the fintech industry or any other with significant data load problems.
- Building and leading a high-performance, tight-knit, agile, quality-focused team
- Fostering a team culture of innovation, pride in the craft, and mutual respect
- Leading from the front and bringing the team with you
- Providing technical and architectural oversight across multiple projects simultaneously
- Supporting the track by removing obstacles and helping the rest of the team deliver their stories


- BSc in Engineering / Computer Science / Similar
- Batch build experience Hadoop & Spark
- Streaming and Real-Time experience (Kafka / Spark Streaming)
- SQL & No-SQL experience
- An advocate of agile practices for rapid development of quality software, such as CI, TDD, and automated deployment
- Experience modelling and evolving complex data structures

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist or Data Engineer positions, please contact Niall Wharton on or +44(0)203 301 9908

Contact Details:
Tel: 0203 301 9908
Fax: 0203 301 9901
Contact: Niall Wharton

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