Data & Insights
About The Role

Lead Big Data Engineer – AWS, S3, SQL, Python, Hive, Presto & NoSQL Database

Full Time – Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Hours – 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Based in London with regular travel to Portsmouth
Are you a highly skilled Lead Big Data Engineer with experience of leading development on a big data cloud platform combined with knowledge of being a good coach and mentor to junior engineers? Do you have significant experience of implementing and maintaining data platforms hosted in the cloud? Are you adept at developing Airflow pipelines on AWS or GCP? If so, we would love to hear from you!


Where do you fit in?

We are looking for Big Data Engineer to take ownership of the development on our state-of-the-art AWS data platform. You’ll join the Data team here at Checkatrade whose primary role is to help facilitate the business to acquire, retain and grow members at the right time, about the right product to increase base value and business effectiveness.

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work cutting edge cloud technology including AWS, S3, Airflow, Presto, Hive to name but a few!
  • An opportunity to play a key role in the future growth of our brand, supported by training to help you grow your career and be the best you can be!
  • You’ll be part of a fast growing company that is going places and has a fantastic culture!

What do you need to succeed?

  • You will be proficient in the design and build of data pipelines using Python to extract, transform and load data from multiple sources.
  • SQL Server – you must be highly skilled in writing complex SQL statements and data transformations in SQL.
  • An experienced Python programmer.
  • Skills and expertise in cloud technology, S3, Presto, Hive & NoSQL database
  • Knowledge and experience of Kinesis Firehose, DynamoDB and Kubernetes is a bonus.
About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our teams continue to uphold these high standards.

With over 38,000 of only the best trades on our books who've passed a robust vetting process, we're staying true to our core business belief which is -  'Checkatrade does the checks so you don't have to.'

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.