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Senior Cloud Data Platform Engineer AWS ETL IaC

Senior Cloud Data Platform Engineer AWS ETL IaC

Posted 21 November 2023 by Richard Wheeler Associates

Senior Cloud Data Platform Engineer, Infrastructure as Code in AWS, ETL

Hybrid remote - office based in West London 4 days per week

£65-75k + BUPA, Discretionary bonus

A stunning opportunity for a Senior Cloud Data Platform Engineer - skilled in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) deployment in AWS - to join a high-growth biotechnology company at the forefront of the AI-driven drug discovery revolution.

The company relies heavily on data with a continuously growing number of data products. Currently moving from a more traditional, static data collection, to a modern cloud-hosted data platform using AWS services; as the AWS expert, you will play a key part in designing, building, and owning this process.

You will be joining a small Data Engineering team responsible for hosting, updating, transforming, providing access to, and maintaining the integrity and quality of those data products.

The Cloud Data Platform Engineer role:

  • Design, build, and deploy new data products to aid in drug discovery
  • Writing transformation pipelines to populate data stores
  • Ensuring data sources are up-to-date and correct
  • Monitoring and maintaining the data platform
  • Helping with infrastructure deployment across the engineering teams
  • Teaching and mentoring the teams on using AWS


  • Experience with a workflow technology - Airflow, Nextflow, Cromwell
  • Experience in cloud data lake/warehouse and processing technology - Glue, Athena, Spark, Redshift, DynamoDB
  • Expert in infrastructure as code deployment in AWS - CloudFormation, CDK, Sceptre, Terraform, using a wide variety of services S3, SQS, SNS, EC2, ECS, CloudWatch, RDS, Lambda, DynamoDB
  • SQL and NoSQL e.g. MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch
  • Python for data science - pandas, datatable
  • Experience with graph databases beneficial - Neo4j, TypeDB
  • Bioinformatics/Biotech background beneficial, but not necessary


Discretionary bonus, BUPA, Medicash, 10% pension

Senior Cloud Data Platform Engineer | Senior Data and Infrastructure Engineer | Senior Data Engineer AWS

Required skills

  • Cloud Computing
  • Dynamo
  • Python
  • Software Engineering
  • SQL
  • Airflow

Reference: 51665581

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