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Data Engineer

Employer
Jaguar Land Rover
Location
Manchester
Salary
To define
Closing date
18 Nov 2021

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WHAT TO EXPECT

The purpose of this role is to work on leveraging the power of Big Data to drive new insights that: inform future product requirements; understand how our products are utilized by customers and how we can optimise them; and work on building intelligent features which enable personalisation and increased ease of use by our customers. The aim will be to achieve targets in all areas in enabling data to be consumed in our machine learning projects and within our advanced data analytics work. Ultimately, the role will contribute to the building of the insights within data science. The individual will work within an agile team and with senior data engineers to ensure that the data engineering elements are scoped, delivered and maintained to the highest standards.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

As a Data Engineer, you will be working on data curation tasks, including the creation and maintenance of regularly used views and derived tables, and contribute to the monitoring of data quality issues including debugging and resolution of issues. You will contribute to the delivery of storage layout and performance optimization of data environments and data processes and support to the delivery of feature engineering for analytics and machine learning tasks all the way from the message stream up to the model inputs.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

As a Data Engineer within this role, you will be an individual who enjoys working with data thinking about data in the wider business context and be an individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable. You will be results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment. You will have an knowledge of functional and non-functional requirements as required for delivery of data engineering, and knowledge and understanding of distributed computing concepts and Big Data technologies. A relevant technical degree (Computer Science / Science / Mathematics) or equivalent experience and an interest in data analytics is preferred. You will have excellent communication skills strong influencing and engagement skills

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Familiar with high-level languages including SQL and Python (and/or R)
* Extensive experience of SQL query writing, review and debugging and advanced knowledge of SQL complex query design and a desire to learn even more.
* Some experience of Python and packages for data manipulation, formatting, and exploratory data analysis.
* Experience of Airflow, BigQuery on GCP and Presto/Athena, Spark, Dask and MongoDB
* Knowledge and understanding of distributed compute, query and performance optimization
* Knowledge of IO-bound performance optimization at file-system level and a good understanding of internal storage layouts, interleaving and meta-data
* Knowledge of common storage and serialization formats and Understanding of sharding and sizing of files and compression
* Significant experience with Linux operating systems
* Good knowledge of cloud database design, warehousing (AWS, Snowflake, Google Cloud, etc.)

Company

Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

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Location
Coventry
Warwickshire
CV3 4LF
United Kingdom
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