Senior Data Engineer Jobs in London – England at carwow

Title: Senior Data Engineer

Company: carwow

Location: London – England

Type: Remote

Category: IT/Tech

carwow is looking for a Senior Data Engineer join our Engineering team working on a fully remote basis until at least July 2021. Beyond this, we’ve introduced a new remote-first flexible working policy which means you’ll work from home for the majority of the week with 1-2 days max in the office (unless you want to be in the office more, in which case you are also welcome!)About


Let’s face it, car buying isn’t easy. That’s why at carwow, we’re leading the mission to make it better, with our vision of helping our customers to be the most informed and empowered car buyers in the world. Since carwow’s inception, we’ve already improved the car buying experience for hundreds of thousands of people, selling cars  with a total value of £10.3


We’re a highly driven (excuse the pun) scale-up with a team of circa 250 based in London, Munich and Madrid and are backed by some of Europe’s leading VCs & car manufacturer Daimler (Mercedes-Benz).

However, our ambitions don’t stop there. This year, we are quickly scaling across many areas of our business with huge plans for the future. So, if you always aim to WOW through everything you do (check out more info about our values here), we’d love you to join us on our journey.

About The RoleWorking as part of our Platform engineering team, your role will be to build infrastructure enhancements and maintain operational efficiency of data systems for our existing data systems such as Snowflake and Airflow. Ultimately we think data engineering will be its own remit at carwow, so this role will have the opportunity to build their own team and lead innovation with data engineering.

You’ll also work with data scientists to help build our data infrastructure.

What you will be doing Apply broad knowledge of technology options, technology platforms, design techniques and approaches across the Data Engineering ecosystem to build systems that meet business needs Build systems and datasets using software engineering best practices, data management fundamentals, data storage principles, recent advances in distributed systems, and operational excellence best practices Analyze source systems, define underlying data sources and transformation requirements, design suitable data models and document the design/specifications Demonstrate a passion for quality and productivity by use of efficient development techniques, standards and guidelines Effectively communicate with various teams and stakeholders, escalate technical and managerial issues at the right time and resolve conflicts Peer review work.

Actively mentor other members of the team, improving their skills, their knowledge of our data systems and their ability to get things done


Looking for candidates with 5+ years of experience working with production data infrastructure, experience working on data infrastructure projects such as cloud re-platforming of systems, implementing deploying and maintaining data infrastructure to help support data and BI teams. Ideally worked with deployments to Heroku SQL ETL/ELT knowledge, experience with DAGs to manage script dependencies with tools like Airflow Good knowledge of Data Warehousing systems like Snowflake

Experience withorchestration systems like Terraform Python or Ruby skills , particularly in the areas of automation & integrations is preferable  Good practical understanding of git Good communications skills across all levels of stakeh…


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