Data EngineerWe Orbit

Leeds, England, United Kingdom 08-05-2023


🚀 Data Engineer
💉 Healthtech Consultancy/Healthcare Technology/Life Sciences ⚛️ AI & Data
🌍 UK
🧰 Python, AWS, Lambda, (Python or Go), Kinesis, OpenSearch, PostgreSQL, BigQuery, GCP
💸 £55,000 to £65,000 – Flexible WFH

Preparing for rapid multi-tenancy on a self-funded SaaS Platform

orbit are partnered with a fast growing disruptive Healthtech consultancy to help them build products that will revolutionise the lives of millions of people globally. You will personally be responsible for how the company manipulates, stores, transforms and improves its Data Engineering processes along with contributing to it’s new AWS Data Platform as you get to align data architecture with projects and business requirements.

The Role

As Data Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in helping an innovative Healthtech consultancy overcome big challenges that will completely revolutionise the way the company uses and manipulates it’s data whilst you start to make data storage solutions for bespoke requirements to be more specific for the project or needs of a feature or platform, you will assist in Data Architecture across the company and help research implement effective ways of implementing event driven architecture.

What are your objectives

Your objectives as Data Engineer are to develop, construct, test and maintain data architecture for projects aligning the data architecture with projects and business requirements, you will improve resilience and simplify where needed and implement data loads to connect operational systems and data for analytics. You will create, maintain ETL/ELT scripts and code to ensure data transformation process performs optimally and you’ll identify and execute data reliability, efficiency, and quality improvements. You will also get to assist in Machine Learning projects where appropriate and be involved in the data acquisition process.


  • Experience with medium scale projects in relevant sectors.
  • Experience with working against databases such as PostgreSQL (or other such as MySQL, MSSQL, Redshift), Google Cloud BigQuery (optional).
  • Desirable - Event driven architecture.

Tech Stack

  • AWS – lambda functions via python or go, kinesis, OpenSearch (Elastic Search), RDS.
  • Ability to use CI to deploy such as AWS Code Build, Code Pipeline and Code Deploy
  • Github
  • bash script, python, Java (for example Apache Beam)


  • Highly Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday (+ 8 bank holidays)
  • Dynamic working environment
  • Flexible Working and Remote Friendly
  • With Vibrant on-site culture
  • When on site - the staff canteen, Rock Climbing Gym, Spin Studio and Yoga Classes
  • Equipment provided – hi-spec Macbook or thinkpad team

Professional & Technical Development

  • Skills & management training
  • Friday afternoon L&D time


The definition of teamwork has been redefined and executed to a high level here, you’ll be working collaboratively with cross functional teams as you all plan the best path to take when it comes to technologies, approaches, processes etc. Whether it be as a group, or as an individual, people really dig in here and go the extra mile because they all believe that the company can and will fulfil its potential. It is a fun environment, with team lunches and events taking place often, and being your own self is encouraged because they understand the value that brings to the business. Accountability, working toward the collective goal, and always striving for innovation, but most importantly being caring toward your work and your colleagues are values that are pushed through here, and it’s one of the many reasons we are proud to have them as an Orbit client; we believe in the journey and want to be a part of it too.


By joining this company, you will take on a genuine challenge that you will be able to look back upon and say that you have had a genuine influence in the day-to-day practices and standards of an exciting and innovative Healthtech company. The progression in yourself as a professional that you will see is amazing, and it’s something that is rare to come across in other companies. The company is right on the cusp of really breaking boundaries in their field, on the edge of true scalability, and will give you the flexibility in what technologies you work with. The short-term gain is that you will be the solution to a lot of creative technological challenges, as well as soft-skill hurdles, that in the long-term will greatly reward you in terms of actual career progression and professional self-development.

If you are interested in this role then please apply now or contact direct for further information.


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