Head of Data Engineering

Tech Unicorn

  • Location Paddington

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary Up to £150,000


Spearhead the creation of a groundbreaking data platform, using the latest in real-time streaming and Vector DB technologies.

Be at the forefront of AI and SaaS innovations backed by Microsoft.

Drive transformative change in a high-performance team and set new industry benchmarks.

Exceptional opportunity for a Head of Data Engineering to architect and construct a cutting-edge data platform from scratch, for a pioneering Microsoft partner at the forefront of AI, SaaS and Engineering. This role presents a unique challenge to shape the future of software solutions using innovative technologies and LLMs.

This isn’t your ordinary greenfield project; it’s a chance to handpick and integrate advanced real-time streaming, Vector DBs and modern lakehouse technologies. If you’re driven by big data challenges, cloud innovations and building proprietary systems – this is the perfect opportunity for you.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead the data engineering team to set new industry benchmarks, with an emphasis on modern, innovative technologies.
  • Foster a collaborative environment, bridging software and data science functions for optimal integration and efficiency.
  • Drive the development of state-of-the-art data streaming, processing, and specialised data systems, using the latest technologies in the field.
  • Expand and mentor the data engineering team, focusing on skill enhancement and a culture of high performance and results.

What experience you’ll need to apply:

  • Proven experience in building data platforms from scratch and leading high-performance engineering teams.
  • Expertise in advanced data processing and real-time streaming technologies.
  • Solid background in cloud technologies and DataOps methodologies.

What you’ll get in return for your experience:

  • Competitive Package: Up to £150k base salary, with bonuses, benefits, and equity options.
  • Work-Life Balance: Comprehensive health benefits, generous leave (40 days including bank holidays), and a commitment to wellness.
  • Prestige & Impact: Join a brand recognized for its innovative contributions to technology, diverse culture, and influential role in the industry.

What’s next?

Ready for a transformative career move? Please apply with an up-to-date CV and build a modern data platform and team, from the ground up.

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