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Data Platform Engineer at Tessian
London, GB
The Platform Team at Tessian
The Platform team at Tessian are responsible for building and maintaining our cloud infrastructure. We’re looking for a specialist in Data Platforms to join the team to build out systems to allow our Data Scientists to iterate quickly on our massive data sets.
The ideal candidate sits between of DevOps and Data Engineering and is someone who is comfortable switching between building out maintainable Cloud Infrastructure and shifting terabytes of data around.
Some of the technologies we’re working with include Node.jsC#PythonPostgresMongoDBSpark, and our current cloud stack revolves around AWS, Docker (on ECS), Ansible and Terraform.

Here are some of the projects we’ve been working on more recently

    • Building out a Python Notebook and Spark (EMR) infrastructure to help our Data Science team iterate their algorithms
    • Dumping terabytes of data from Postgres databases in a performant, scalable way
    • Automating data pipelines that support our product flow
    • Log analysis to allow application specific alerting

We'd love to meet someone who

    • Is a great problem solver who takes pride in their work
    • Has experience with infrastructure as code (Terraform, Cloudformation)
    • Ideally has experience with the following technologies; AWS, Docker, Postgres
    • Ideally has experience with a scripting language (Python, Javascript)
    • Ideally has experience using Spark
    • Experience working on building /optimizing logical data model and data pipelines 

Why we think you'll love it here

    • You’ll work alongside amazing, high-performing colleagues using cutting-edge technology
    • We offer a competitive salary and equity options with every role
    • Everyone gets 25 days of paid annual leave (33 days including bank holidays)
    • Company contributions are made towards your pension
    • You’ll get to choose your own kit: laptop & OS
    • Flexible morning-start times on the Engineering team
    • We have a communal company lunch twice a month, and regular team socials and activities
    • There are plenty of office snacks including fruit, nuts, bread, and cereals, and amazing coffee
    • We offer a cycle to work scheme, eyecare vouchers and childcare vouchers
    • Weekly yoga sessions in the office
    • If you’re coming from abroad, we’ll provide relocation assistance including flights, accommodation in an AirBnB for a week, and salary payments to an international bank. Over 25% of the company is international and we’re always as supportive as we can be in helping people make the move

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