Remote Contract - Senior Data Engineer

  • Job Reference: 396680023-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: 6point6 Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Role: Data, DevOps, Java, Marketing, Other, Project Management, Sales, Security, Testing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 months

Job Description

6point6 engage in a number of exciting accounts across the UK public sector, we want our staff eligible for security clearance. You need to have been a permanent UK resident for at least the last 5 years and be legally entitled to work in the UK.

Brief description:

As part of the Data practice, we are focused on creating a modern architecture and implementation practice that is capable of delivering data platforms and data projects to our clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong architecture and software engineering background, will have led teams of engineers or other architects, will be able to perform as a client-facing role to senior stakeholders, and will be willing and able to contribute to the 6point6 internal Data strategy, thought leadership and sales and marketing efforts.

We are looking for strong Data Engineers who have a background with Java and Kafka.

Key responsibilities:

Define the architectures for a high profile, public facing, government, and private sector projects, including:

  • Define the architectural roadmaps for projects for any given client
  • Investigate and thoroughly understand the current live applications and systems at any given client site
  • Ensure that the scope, context and constraints are documented and accepted
  • Identify, engage and enfranchise stakeholders
  • Facilitate the making of system-level decisions, ensuring that they are made on the basis of the best information and are aligned with stakeholder needs
  • Capture and interpret input from technical and domain specialists (and represent this accurately to stakeholders as needed)
  • Define and document strategies, standards and guidelines to direct the build and deployment of systems
  • Ensure that the architecture meets the system quality attributes
  • Help ensure that agreed upon architectural principles and standards are applied to the finished system or product
  • Other key responsibilities include:
  • Provide architectural and technical leadership
  • Participate in business development activities, proposals, bids and pre-sales
  • Participate in thought leadership on the subjects of Architecture and Big Data by creating thought leadership materials as directed
  • Assist in the promotion and delivery of Big Data engagements
  • Build client relationships and establish credibility by demonstrating knowledge of various aspects of architecture, and identify opportunities
  • Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management
  • Line manage, mentor, train and develop more junior staff, including graduates.