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Lead Data Engineer

  • Data Engineering
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £80,001-£100,000
  • About the role

    Lead Data Engineer


    Up to £95,000 + Comprehensive Package


    MBN are now supporting a exceptional Data Solutions organisation in their search for a Lead Data Engineer to revolutionise the way they use data across the business. This is a key hire as we need someone who is a cloud expert and can really push the whole function in the right direction, bringing the data & research teams with them.


    We’re looking to bring in a hands-on specialist who has strong skills in Engineering with demonstratable cloud experience in AWS, Azure, or GCP, who understands the wider principles of data, including CI/CD and architecture. The Lead Engineer is expected to embrace client conversations, challenge the status-quo, and recommend best practice to the enthusiastic teams around you. We’re not looking for a team manager here, but more of a game changer with a forward thinking approach.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Development of cutting-edge data solutions through the application of modern principles and data streaming tools.
    • Work with key stakeholders to deliver strategic data solutions providing scalable data platforms and rich datasets.
    • Advise on best practice across embedding new data techniques and pathing the way for change.
    • Take the lead on a number of key data projects where you will have the responsibility to shape the future of the platform, and justify your methods across the business

    Spark/Kafka/Dataflow * Python * AWS * SQL * Data Engineering * CI/CD * Airflow

    Key Skills & Experience required:

    • Good understanding of programming languages such as Python/SQL
    • Ability to design and implement high quality data streaming pipelines
    • Good experience with AWS from an architectural level
    • Strong understanding of API’s, CI/CD, Containerization, Infrastructure
    • Solid understanding of modern programming principles and data streaming tools.
    • Experience managing end to end projects, delivering results on time whilst updating multiple stakeholders.

    For more information or to apply, please send an updated cv to or press apply now.