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Data Engineer (UK 1196)

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  • Department: Product - OTT/DAZN
  • Job Title: Data Engineer (UK 1196)
  • Reports to: Data Analytics and Customer Insight Manager
  • Location: London (Hammersmith), United Kingdom
  • Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week
SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

 

You will be responsible for the development and delivery of the data warehouse and supporting infrastructure. You will help the analytics team use the data collected to build and improve user-facing product features.

 

You will be responsible for choosing optimal solutions to use for the purposes, then maintaining, implementing and monitoring them, integrating them with the architecture used across the company.

 

You will have knowledge of data analysis, end user requirements analysis, and business requirements analysis to develop a clear understanding of the business needs and to incorporate these needs into technical solutions. It is essential that you have a solid understanding of physical database design principles, and the system development life cycle.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?
Be responsible for maintaining the existing ETL pipelines built using Luigi (Python) and Pandas. The backend is a Redshift database and a variety of third party APIs.

 

Ensure the infrastructure available can meet the solution requirements.

 

Plan, design and conduct tests of the implementations, correcting errors and re-testing to achieve an acceptable result.

 

Recommend ways to improve data efficiency and reliability

 

Oversee the generation of new data products for the BI and Product teams.

 

Improve the performance of our Redshift data warehouse.

 

Monitor and enhance the performance of the whole pipeline – monitoring using Elasticsearch / Kibana.

 

Migrate the ETL process from static EC2 instances to a continuous delivery model – using the technologies you deem best for the job.

 

Investigate ways of improving the performance and reliability of the ETL process.

 

Research real-time streaming analytics to complement our traditional data warehouse setup.

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?
 

·         Ability to communicate complex technical solutions in a non-technical manner

·         Strong knowledge of API technologies

·         Experience using AWS

·         To be proficient in designing efficient and robust ETL workflows

·         Experience with relational databases (PostGreSQL, Redshift) and key-value stores (e.g. Redis)

·         Professional experience with Python (2+ years)

·         Previous experience working with a Workflow management tool (Airflow, Azkaban, Luigi…)

·         Experience of database design and best practices

·         Understanding how data is ingested from different sources and combined / transformed into a single data set.

·         Experience of writing solution design documentation

 

 

 

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT DAZN, THEN READ ON…

 

DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand.  With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract.  DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service.  DAZN has the ability to play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.

 

We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  We’re working to launch into new global markets every year.

 

DAZN is currently available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Check out DAZN here.

 

We like to consider ourselves a progressivedynamicfun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company.

 

Here are some of the things you can expect working at DAZN:

collaborationinnovationever-changing, empowerment, steep learning curve and personal development.

 

 

BENEFITS

 

You’ll receive up to 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket LoanCycle to Work Scheme*Childcare Voucher Scheme*, and more.

 

And there’s more…… you’ll have access to the Perform/DAZN online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in the world.

 

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

 

Find out more about what we do at  http://media.dazn.com and www.performgroup.com