Senior Cloud Engineer

Full Time Permanent

UK Jobs Board

Who they need:

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join a growing Data Analytics Engineering team who will be focused on delivering high quality solutions to clients, both internal and external, with a focus on Media and Digital Analytics solutions.

The successful candidate will understand modern data platform architecture and have experience in troubleshooting complex cloud solutions, experience with media platforms such as the Google Marketing Platform is desirable. You will be a competent and enthusiastic team player, developing simple and sensible solutions that are scalable, utilizing appropriate technologies and engineering best practices.

The candidate will:

·Collaborate in the design, delivery and support of first-rate solutions for our clients across multi-cloud surfaces and development methodologies.

·Work closely with media delivery and analyst teams to develop integrated media analytics solutions.

·Work closely with local leadership as well as our global teams, integrating their key industry and specialist product knowledge, to shape and deliver client solutions.

·Provide Data Engineering support to our Data Scientists and Analytical Consultants working alongside them on complex client projects.

·Provide technical expertise and consultancy to clients to help them understand the power of big data analytics for their organization and use-cases.

·Provide technical support, mentoring and line management for Data Engineers.

·Take ownership of complex technical issues and challenges. Lead by example and set the pace for the Data Engineering community in terms of quality, consistency and mindset driven behaviors.

·Act as an ambassador for your team, function and Data Engineering. You’ll be enthusiastic and proud of your work; you’ll have plenty of opportunity to showcase your talents.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work with clients from a wide range of sectors, understand their specific requirements, while liaising with data architects, data scientists and analytical consultants in order to design, develop and deliver the optimal technical solution.

You will typically work with a few clients at different stages of maturity, bringing variety to your work and the opportunity to develop new skills, improve your knowledge and gain experience. You will enjoy quite a bit of freedom to manage your own time and that of your Data Engineers in order to orchestrate the delivery of the Data Engineering products each project depends on for success.

You may be involved in more than one client project at a time, so you’ll need to have excellent planning and time management skills to ensure that you consistently meet timescales and quality metrics.

As a senior in the Data Engineering team, you will be expected to routinely share knowledge and experiences with your team-mates through informal showcases, demonstrations and Q&A’s.As a senior engineer you will occasionally be asked to prepare more detailed sessions, supported by the Data Architects, for leadership teams, senior client stakeholders and other areas of the business including sales pitches.

What we are looking for in you

You will have a deep understanding of distributed computing, data and application architectures, basic networking, security, governance and infrastructure. You will be able to design and produce quality code to drive production-strength data pipelines and scalable systems.

A knowledge of Big Data with a focus on Data Engineering tools and techniques. You will be comfortable with, and have informed opinions on ELT/ETL, Data Modelling and a wide variety of Data Engineering tools and frameworks.

You’ll already be comfortable and confident with Google Cloud Platform and have an understanding of how Cloud systems interact with and enhance marketing and advertising technologies.

You will need to viist their central London offices and a dynamic approach to remote/office working can be adopted.

Essential skills and experience: –

·Knowledge / Experience / Certification in Google Cloud Platform including experience using:

·Google Cloud Storage / Google Functions / Google Big Query / Data Flow (Beam) / Composer (Airflow)

·Understanding of Principles of Cloud Governance.

·Working knowledge of Data Lake (& Engine) architectures & Warehouses.

·Understanding and comfortable around working with and consuming from API’s

·OS’s including Windows, Linux, Mac – also related shells and scripting languages.

·Excellent, demonstrable, capabilities in Python

·Excellent communication skills, able to cut across complexity to concisely and clearly convey status and actions required.

·Comfortable interacting with clients and colleagues via email, Teams, and where appropriate, in person.

Desirable: –

·Proficiency working in an Agile environment.

* CI/CD & Testing using popular DevOps tools and platforms inc. GitHub (Actions)/GitLab/Azure DevOps/Jenkins

·GCP Security

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