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Lead Data Engineer - Stream Processing Build, London, UK

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Data, Technology
Job Category:
Development, Data Analytics and Insight, Data Science & Data Engineering, Software Engineering
90,000 to 120,000 per annum
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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

Unfortunately, this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship.

If you think that you're a good fit for the role or would like to speak about the other opportunities that we have, please contact me on my direct line +44 (0)203 301 9908 or via email on to speak further.
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Contact Details:
Tel: 0203 301 9908
Fax: 0203 301 9901
Contact: Niall Wharton

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