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Data Engineering Lead - Python/SQL

  • Posted June 14, 2024
  • £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, pension & much more!
  • Bristol/ Hybrid working 2-3 days per week in the centrally based Bristol office, close to all transport links
  • Permanent

Data Engineering Lead

Salary: Up to £80k plus 10-15% Bonus

Bristol/ Hybrid working, 2-3 days per week in the central based office.

Other Benefits include: 25 days holiday, competitive Pension, ShareSave, Bike to Work, Charity Match, amazing discounts and more!

Leading business is looking to recruit a Data Engineering Lead to be responsible for leading a team of data engineers in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of our data analytics platform.

This is an exciting role that offers genuine autonomy to bring your own ideas and be part of a key technology transformation.


  • You will play a crucial role in the technology transition, migrating and modernising the analytics technology and data models to enable the continued growth of analytics and data science within the business.
  • Lead and mentor a team of data engineers, providing hands-on technical guidance across the development lifecycle, fostering a collaborative and high-performance team environment which delivers on the needs of the growing analytics community within the business
  • Design scalable and efficient processes and physical data architectures that align with the architectural data vision, business objectives, meet security and governance requirements and support future scalability.
  • Create and maintain a culture of continuous improvement within the team; conduct code reviews to maintain code quality, identify areas for improvement, and ensure adherence to established standards.
  • Support / Lead team scrum processes and ceremonies. Prioritise and refine backlog with key stakeholders and partners.
  • Define and enforce coding standards, best practices, and development processes

Skills/ Experience:

  • Proven experience as a technical lead in data development, working within an agile methodology
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and Python
  • In-depth knowledge of data design principles and database technologies, including traditional data warehousing and big data frameworks.
  • Passionate about technology and excited about the impact of emerging / disruptive technologies
  • A proactive and visionary individual, capable of helping to shape future direction and effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Ideally you will be familiar with technologies such as Airflow, Talend, AWS Lambda, Redshift, S3, and analytics/visualisation platforms such as Databricks and Tableau.

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