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Head of Data Engineering

  • Location

    South West England, England

  • Sector:

    Data & Analytics

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  • Salary:

    £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jon Rogers

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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Lead Data Engineer - GCP, SQL, ETL, Data Modelling, Scaled Agile

Data Engineer leader required for a well-known Financial Services organisation. With 5 direct reports, each with their own teams of Data Engineer specialists, you will play a critical role in the company's future data strategy. Coming from a hands-on data engineering background, you will also have experience managing teams in order to build and optimise data pipelines, perform root cause analysis and design processes for data transformation, data structures, metadata and workload management.

From a technical standpoint, you will have experience across the full GCP service offering (Big Query, Cloud Composer, Cloud Datastore, Cloud Memorystore, Dataflow, Cloud Functions, DataProc, GKE and CloudSQL) along with exposure to Oracle, Microsoft SQL and PostgreSQL. You will have designed and implemented Data Processing Frameworks, ETL/ELT, DataOps and have a successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from disconnected datasets.

This opportunity is well-suited for an experienced data leader who is excited by the opportunity to make a significant impact within a highly data-oriented and technologically-advanced organisation.


  • Define company data strategy and design infrastructure roadmap
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Design process improvements - automation, performance, data ingestion
  • Act as face of Data Engineering - mentoring, recruiting, and sharing knowledge with wider team
  • Practice a Scaled Agile way of working


  • Track record leading high performing Data Engineering teams
  • Experience in root cause analysis on internal and external data
  • Strong skills in both structured and unstructured datasets
  • Extensive knowledge of full GCP cloud services offering
  • Experience in Oracle, MS SQL and PostgreSQL

Lead Data Engineer - GCP, SQL, ETL, Data Modelling, Scaled Agile