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Lead Data Engineer - 50 million users a month, London, UK

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Data, Technology
Job Category:
Development, Data Science & Data Engineering, Software Engineering
75,000 to 95,000 per annum
Salary Description:
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Xcede's Data Science & Engineering team are currently working with a hugely popular e-commerce website with over 50 million visitors a month (that leads to a lot of data)! We're helping them to find a new Lead Data Engineer as they've recently promoted the previous member of the team into a new architecture / strategy overview role, and we need someone just as technical to come in and take their spot in order to help the junior & mid-level developers on the massive build they're undertaking!

Key Responsibilities :

- Designing, prototyping, and implementing robust big-data applications using best-practice agile development processes
- 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


- Significant experience delivering commercial software
- Core JVM language experience Java 8 / Scala
- 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
- AWS experience
- Graph database experience (ideally Neo4j)
- Productionising ML algos & pipelines would be a big plus.

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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