Data Platform Engineer

Data Platform Engineer
  • £500 - £700 per Day
  • Contract
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, UK Stevenage Hertfordshire GBR SG1 2NY
Job Ref: BBBH22537
Sector: Data & Analytics
Date Added: 10 May 2022

Data Platform Engineer - Kubernetes/Docker/Spark/Python

6 Months


Inside IR35

My client a global pharmaceutical company are currently looking to recruit a number of Data Engineers to join their team on a contract basis remotely. Please note if successful you will need to be paid via an umbrella company/PAYE. As a Data Engineer you will be required to support the Data Framework and Ops organisation to ensure our client efficiently, reliably, transparently, and at scale through the creation of a leading-edge, cloud-native data services framework.


  • Experience with common distributed data tools in a production setting (Spark, Kafka, Hive, Presto, etc.)
  • Experience with Python and / or Spark jobs is essential
  • Kubernetes and Docker experience
  • Containerisation experience with docker/spark and coding in Kubernetes
  • Experience with specialized data architecture (e.g. data lake, lake house, data fabric, data mesh, optimizing physical layout for access patterns)
  • Experience with public cloud providers like AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Experience with search / indexing systems (e.g. Elasticsearch)
  • Practical experience with agile software development and DevOps-forward ways of working

Desirable Qualifications

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Experience building and designing a DevOps first way of working
  • Demonstrated excellence writing production Python, Java, Scala, Go, and/or C#/C++
  • Demonstrated experience building reusable components on top of the CNCF ecosystem including platforms like Kubernetes (or similar ecosystem)
  • Metrics-first mindset

Lorien Plc is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

09/06/2022 09:48:37
GBP 500 700 Day
Contact Consultant:
Louis Poynter

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