Lead Data Engineer

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    BI, Data & Analytics, Data Science

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Megan Jones

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Lead Data Engineer - London - up to £70,000

The Role

A market research agency are looking for an experienced Data Architect that will help the business achieve their goals and objectives for the data and analytics capability. You will be responsible for setting out the roadmap and strategy for their data infrastructure and processes and ensuring this is done in a scalable and complaint way.

Reporting to the Head of Analytics, you will lead in providing guidance, designing and prototyping the development for the systems. You will have the freedom to experiment with different technologies and explore methodologies to recommend the most effective data processes that will sustain growth in the market moving forward.

This role is still very much hands on technically so they need someone who is a team player who has the confidence to lead but will also support the more junior members of the team and getting involved with the development of the solutions.


  • Design a proof of concept to influence best possible infrastructure solutions, taking into account third party and in-house capabilities
  • Make sure that long-term goals of achieving integration across digital teams in the business to drive growth
  • Work alongside data scientists and empower them to develop and integrate data science activities and applications into existing platforms
  • Drive the strategy as the company develops their data warehousing capabilities
  • Ensure security, compliance and regulatory concerns are appropriately managed across all systems


  • Experience working with cloud based technologies (Google Cloud/AWS/Azure..)
  • R Language/Python
  • Knowledge & understanding of data science principles
  • Strong understanding of data management and platform structure
  • Ability to capture business requirements
  • Experience developing analytical platforms, data pipelines and processes

The Company

This company is a market research agency that has recently been named as one of the UK top 100 companies to work for by The Sunday Times.

This is a really unique opportunity to join a company that is well established with strong financial funding but still has a start up mentality that doesn't limit originality and encourages outward thinking to solve problems. They encourage a modern attitude in the business so are always striving to cultivate a diverse and inclusive work environment; they allow flexible working and remote working 1 day a week to help employees achieve a good work-life balance; and they also are mindful that they do all they can to ensure they are a environmentally friendly and sustainable business.

Lead Data Engineer - London - up to £70,000

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