Lead Data Engineer – Remote UK – SaaS

Lead Data Engineer

Software as a Service

£80000 - £95000

Lead Data Engineer – Remote UK – SaaS

A lead Data Engineer is required for an expanding B2B SaaS company who are are offering fantastic solutions within the revenue platform space. This Lead Data engineer will be the first hire as part of their Data Engineering function to help centralise their Data and begin their journey in the Data world.

This growing business are using some of the latest software engineering practices and tools to enable them to innovate and scale.

The Job

The Lead Data engineer will be hands-on and will work closely with other Team leads, SRE teams and CTO to standardise their Data Engineer stack. This will essentially be a greenfield project where you will have a blank canvass and can establish the best engineering concepts and software components to use for the company to rely on.

As the lead Data engineer your job will be involved in creating new data pipelines and building processes with Python. You will also have a big say in the architecture where you will be able to whiteboard your ideas and bring this to life.

You will be empowered and will be someone who will not just sit and code but can stand up and be heard. The right candidate will have the ability to translate technical descriptions into something that can be understood by non-technical business facing members. You will also be involved in Hiring and building this team as the capabilities within Data grows.

The successful candidate must have the following essential experience:

·Python/R programming experience

·Strong understand or experience of Software Engineering practices

·Infrastructure as code / DevOps mindset

·Terraform or Cloud formation

·Experience in building ETL pipelines

The Company
This is a Start-up company with around 120 people who care about what they do. They are committed to pushing the boundaries within the revenue platform world by combining this with the latest technology trends to support over 2,000 clients in various markets.

You will be stretched in your professional development and encouraged to put forward ideas and innovative ways of working. You will enjoy a fantastic working culture here with a truly diverse work force!

Why Should You Apply
This is a fantastic place to work and an even better place to be part of a team with talented individuals who are all passionate about what they do, you will also be working on cool innovative projects.

This is a rewording position that will support the lead Data engineer in all their work but also give you the autonomy to try new things and bring ideas, which are encouraged here.

For the successful Lead Data engineer you can expect a starting salary of up to £95,000 + 15,000 Stock + benefits which includes unlimited holiday, flexible working / Remote.

What Should You Do Now
If you are a Lead Data Engineer that likes the sound of this role, please send me your CV. If you are a Lead Data Engineer with questions give Zak a call at Initi8 HQ.?

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Tags: Development Manager / Team Lead, Data Analyst