Data Engineering Lead/Principal

Posted 12 January 2024
Job type Permanent
Discipline Data Science & AI
Contact NameLewis Besbeech

Job description

BioTalent are supporting an exciting Cambridge-based biotech who specialise in synthetic biology, working at the cutting-edge of research and development.

Our employer is looking to add an experienced Data Engineering Lead/Principal who will be guiding and coordinating a team of Scientists and Bioinformaticians, tackling data challenges, designing databases/analysis platforms, supporting pipeline development, and more.

You will be responsible for:
  • Developing pipelines for data acquisition and ingestion.
  • Lead the design of data architectures and storage solutions.
  • Promote the use analytics/BI tools for valuable data insights.
  • Implement data quality processes and ensure compliance with standards.
  • Develop libraries and APIs for secure data access.
  • Manage raw data sets and establish archival processes.
  • Monitor data usage and infrastructure through dashboards.

You will bring the following:
  • Degree in a quantitative or informatics field with extensive experience working with a variety of databases/datasets.
  • Experience supporting data needs for scientists and informaticians.
  • Extensive experience in data engineering, including building and optimising data pipelines (high-volume, large datasets and big-data architectures)
  • Proficiency with cloud-based data services such as AWS, S3, EC2, Glue, Redshift, Athena, API Gateway
  • Experience working with SQL and MySQL including Postgres and Cassandra.
  • Experience/knowledge of data tools (Airflow, Luigi, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Storm, etc.) and programming languages (Python, JavaScript, Scala, etc.)
  • Understanding of FAIR principles and experience with GxP systems.

If you would like to learn more about this unique opportunity or to recommend a valued professional from your network, you can reach out using the contacts below. // +44 (0)2033438780

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