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Data Engineer - Leeds

£35,000 - Data
Ref: 71 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 Sep 2019
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Data Engineer

  • Leeds

  • £35,000

We’re thrilled to be assisting our client in their search for a Data Engineer working in the Client Delivery Team, utilising a variety of Agile (Scrum, DSDM, Kanban) project delivery frameworks.

Working in an incredible workspace with even more incredible people, this really is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a company that truly values their teams, who ensures every person is given the right support, training, development, opportunities and not forgetting fun!

This role is a great chance to develop your skills, share your experience and grow with a cutting edge, highly respected and loved company in Leeds.


The Data Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain a broad knowledge of the technology landscape helping The Data Shed provide market-leading consultancy services.
  • Assist our clients in enterprise-scale projects utilising best-practice development methodologies, well tested code, and elegant solutions.
  • Spend as much time thinking about tests and security as on writing code.
  • Work with a team of like-minded high-calibre engineers to translate user requirements into working Code.
  • Mentoring and assisting in the progress of others
  • Lead definition and maintenance of best practice and standards in development and design principles and process.
  • Get stuff done properly, first time around.
  • Make it right and only then make it fast.
  • If you see something that’s broken, fix it. That includes the coffee machine.
  • Travel to client sites may be required from time-to-time.
  • The role may require periods on call and shift work outside of normal business hours including public holidays.

Skill & Experience:

The Data Engineers are expected to know at least two scripting/OO/functional languages.

The Data Engineer should have a broad experience of highly available, transactional and scalable solutions and should be able to demonstrate the following traits:

  • Experience of web application and mobile application development (Native and/or Hybrid).
  • A working knowledge of software development delivery in a Scrum environment.
  • A broader knowledge of IT – Networking, Platform, Security.
  • Experience of TDD/BDD.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
  • A working knowledge of at least one cloud services provider.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills & experience.
  • Experience of web service protocols (REST/SOAP).
  • Above all, the Data Engineer must be open to new technologies, quick to adapt, and quick to learn.

The Data Engineer would ideally have some experience in some of the following technologies:

  • JavaScript (including frameworks such as Angular and React)
  • HTML5 and CSS
  • .NET Framework with C# (Xamarin tools)
  • Python