Data EngineerWe Orbit

Leeds, England, United Kingdom 08-05-2023


🚀Data Engineer
💹 Technology🎥 Digital Media & Entertainment
🌍 UK
🧰 Scala, Spark, AWS, Python
💸 £75,000 - £90,000 + annual bonus, Healthcare, Certification/Training budget, latest hardware

Realise the true value of data!

orbit are partnered with a multi-faceted and forward-thinking Digital Media & Entertainment company to help them in their quest to utilise data to optimise existing pipelines, improve performance, quality, and increase business impact so that they can work toward their goal of becoming the #1 choice for customers in their market.

The Role

As a Data Engineer, you will be responsible for helping the business realise the true value of data, you'll be working in the heart of their innovation function as you build highly scalable data pipelines to leverage the data platform for batch and streaming data. You'll also play a key role in the team, as you'll be responsible for managing junior members as well as working closely with the cross-functional team and business stakeholders to create source aligned data products, optimise data pipelines, and communicate complex solutions to experts and non-experts to ensure everyone is on the same page and working as collaboratively as possible to achieve the company goals.

What are your objectives

Your objectives as Data Engineer will be to collaborate with a cross functional team (Data Strategists, Data Scientists, Business Stakeholders etc.) to build highly scalable data pipelines to leverage data platforms for batch & streaming data, as well as processing large amounts of data using spark to ensure data is readily available for machine learning models, analytics, and business intelligence. You will use your passion for learning new skills and staying up-to-date with the latest tech to prototype new approaches and productionise solutions at scale for millions of users.You will also use your expertise to work closely with backend engineers to create source aligned data products in line with engineering best practices and business requirements. You'll be building products that will help the business become a global leader in data innovation.

What experience will help

Proven experience in designing and implementing data pipelines leveraging Spark, Kafka, SQS etc.

Strong experience with Spark (Pyspark or Scala)

Ability to write production-grade Python and/or Scala code

Any experience or knowledge of AWS data services and also deploying code using Jenkins as CI/CD

This is a 'team-first' environment, you'll be given the trust and authority to work on your own, but you'll also be helping out juniors, working in a cross-functional team, so clear communication and open-mindedness is key.

Experience with ETL pipelines


In joining this company, you'll have the opportunity to be instrumental in delivering a huge data strategy. You'll be challenged in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where hard work as well as smart work is valued, so automation is encouraged wherever possible. Ultimately, you will be in a dynamic, solution driven environment with plenty of opportunity to learn and put new technology into practice. There is a whole range of things to get stuck in with here, so you'll be developing yourself into a well-rounded individual whilst working on cloud-based live stream solutions using AWS infrastructure, ad tech, content supply, analytics, data and insights and so much more. This is a unique opportunity for a company that has so many layers to it, with plenty of room to work yourself up the ranks


Working under one of the best directors in their field of expertise, you'll also be among some of the most talented juniors and graduates who will be looking to you for advice and mentorship. The company is modern in its approach to its employees, you'll receive a well-being budget so you can focus on your life outside of work, and work in a collaborative and entrusting environment; they work on a 'you build it, you run it, you own it' ethos, so you're given full autonomy to take charge on your own projects and are encouraged to express yourself by building prototypes for new ideas, and to further your development as a Data Engineer you will receive a budget to put yourself through qualifications and training certifications. Their ambition to be the best at what they do, coupled with their carefully considered and well-executed projects for innovation are what we love about them, and along with the freedom they give their employees, we are proud to call them an orbit partner.


£75,000 - £90,000 + annual bonus


Certification/Training budget

latest hardware

Well-being budget

Events, conferences and networking invitations to help develop your skills and progress your career


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