Senior Data Engineer

Posted 11 October by Walsh Employment

Voted by staff and customers as one of the best places to work in the UK and a Top 100 employer; our client is a global Tier 1 consultancy involved in leading renewable energy and oil & gas projects throughout the UK. We are looking a Senior Data Engineer to join their successful, stable, and growing team. This can be working from home.

The Company considers employees as highly valued members of the business and offer an extensive benefits package plus fantastic progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national, or global scale.

Senior Data Engineer

Working from home with occasional visits to London

£60-70K plus extensive benefits package

To be successful in this role:

You will be an experienced Senior Data Engineer with extensive cloud expertise using one or two of the Azure/AWS technology stacks. You will also have strong knowledge of data pipeline and workflow management tools including Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc. Other requirements for this role include:

  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, SQL, Scala, Spark-SQL
  • Experience in Data Engineering projects and Azure/AWS technology services
  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field
  • Dig data tools and Data Warehousing experience
  • Experience building and optimizing 'big data' data pipelines, architectures and data sets
  • Stream-processing systems (Storm), experience
  • Comfortable in a working from home environment

Position summary:

Our client is looking for a Senior Data Engineer in their expanding South & Midlands Business Unit. Experience of working in the oil and gas sector and a knowledge of Commodities Trading Business and Wholesale Energy Markets is highly desirable but not essential. These roles are working from home for the time being with a view to moving to a relaxed blended model in the future.

Job role and responsibilities:

You will join a highly dynamic and innovative UK team tasked with creating and managing Big Data infrastructure and tools, typically designing and building big data pipelines and platforms.


The company is highly regarded within the industry and is one of the largest and most successful independent technology & business services firms in the world.

Alongside a competitive salary, you will have access to an annual bonus plan and share scheme making you a member not just an employee. You will also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme. This Senior Data Engineer role is also working from home.

Required skills

  • Cloud Computing
  • SQL
  • Windows Azure
  • Big Data
  • AWS

Application questions

Do you have at least 1 years experience as a data engineer?
Are you familiar with Azure or AWS?
Are you skilled in python, scala and spark?
Are you skilled with SQL?
Can you work in UK without sponsorship?

Reference: 44330547

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