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Data Engineer – Oxford

Data Engineer – Oxford

A new opportunity has just become available for a Data Engineer to join a growing Scientific company, based in Oxford. Working as part of a growing, agile team, you’ll be using your strong technical knowledge in Python, Databases and cloud technologies, to work on greenfield projects, building robust pipelines for extracting/transforming data sets.

This is a fantastic and very unique opportunity, for a Data Engineer to apply their technical skills, into an area which is making a real world difference in the field of Drug design/discovery. As well as working on greenfield projects, the work you do will also have a very large impact & influence on the overall design of the data architecture.


– Design and implementation of automated data processing pipelines.
– Deliver robust, extensible and maintainable software.
– Work with minimal supervision on the full software project lifecycle, from requirements capture to planning and execution.
– Provide mentorship to more junior members of the team.

Requirements for the successful Data Engineer:

– A BSc MSc, or PhD in Computer Science/Mathematics/Physics/Engineering or a related field.
– Proven analytical and programming skills in Python (Familiarity with numpy, pandas desirable).
-Strong knowledge of database systems: relational/non-relational, SQL syntax, schema design and query optimisation.
– Excellent track record of developing and implementing data pipelines, ideally using cloud based technologies.

Beneficial skills and experience

– Experience with cloud infrastructure platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).
– Background using workflow orchestration systems such as Airflow/Luigi.
– Experience with containerization and container orchestration such as Docker and Kubernetes.
– Experience with continuous integration (CI) and deployment frameworks: Jenkins/Travis.
– Experience with machine learning (ML) and major machine learning frameworks such as scikit-learn and Pytorch.
– Experience using algorithms and data structures.
– Experience with other programming languages (C++/Java/Scala).

On Offer:

On offer fort the successful Data Engineer is a very competitive salary and benefits package. You will also be working in a stimulating and fast paced environment, among a group of innovative/passionate Developers/Scientists.

If you’re interested in this position or have any questions, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Jack Lacy via or call: 0121,616,3467 for a confidential call.

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Job Reference: DEOXJL_1557739646

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Salary To: Negotiable

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Recruitment Consultant: Jack Lacy

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