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A growth-driven Fintech company is seeking an Interim Data Engineer to join their team. With state-of-the-art new offices in London, and the ability for hybrid working, this is a great opportunity to join a well-established yet growing Private Equity backed Fintech firm, with a focus on payments.
The role requires a candidate with Data Engineering expertise to enhance data capabilities during an exciting growth phase. This will include collaborating with cross-functional teams and technical stakeholders to design, develop, and maintain robust data pipelines, leveraging Azure and Databricks platforms. This is a hands-on role that demands a deep technical understanding and a passion for extracting insights from data.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Integration of a high-growth smaller FinTech business the client is acquiring, including the implementation of a data warehouse and data lake.
  • Design, build, and optimise scalable data pipelines and ETL processes.
  • Collaborate closely with data scientists, analysts, and developers to gather data requirements and deliver solutions that meet business needs.
  • Leverage Azure and Databricks to facilitate efficient data processing and analysis.
  • Ensure data quality, security, and compliance in all data operations.
  • Troubleshoot data-related issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices to drive continuous improvement.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field; advanced degree is a plus.
  • Proven track record as a Data Engineer, preferably within the fintech/payments industry.
  • Strong expertise in Azure services, particularly Azure Databricks.
  • Proficiency in data warehousing concepts, ETL processes, and data modelling.
  • Programming skills in languages like Python and SQL
  • Familiarity with data visualisation tools, such as Power BI or Tableau.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication skills for effective collaboration across technical and non-technical teams.
  • Experience in the implementation of data engineering solutions within mobile app environments.
  • Knowledge of private equity-backed organizational dynamics and priorities.
  • Ability to work autonomously and adapt to a fast-paced environment.
  • Enthusiasm for fintech innovation and payments technology.