Senior Data Engineer

Job description

The Senior Data Engineer will be responsible for ensuring our data solutions for the KLEKT platform are well structured, secure and performant. Working alongside the product team, engineers and our development agency partners to ensure that we are making the right decisions to reach our goals. Our data engineers will have a thorough understanding of best in class database technologies, data schema modelling techniques and be able to advise on data streaming capabilities to ensure we re able to scale overall KLEKT business strategy.  
     
You will be highly technical and will have had a background in either a pure backend or fullstack web development.  If you have a passion for data science and have a good understanding of Cloud technologies there is also opportunities to explore with machine learning and AI on the Klekt Platform.
  
Responsibilities: 

  • Keep our data compliant, relevant, and secured across multiple regions.   
  • Create data tools that assist the Klekt team in building insights.   
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements.    
  • Automate manual processes, security and access.   
  • Optimise data delivery, and evolving current solutions whilst ensuring continuity of service.  
  • Guide and collaborate with data consumers on analytics, tooling, and platform related queries.   


Requirements

You will contribute to the development of the KLEKT marketplace to ensure that we are building a secure and scalable platform that meets the needs of Buyers and Sellers globally. With extensive experience in high traffic, highly transactional services and business critical applications you will be hands-on and capable of evolving the architecture. You will know what good looks like and collaborating with your team will strive to ensure that we are constantly improving while continuing to make progress towards our objectives.
       

Characteristics

Bring pragmatic is critical to us achieving our goals. You will be well versed in being part of the decision making process to ensure that we are making the right decisions for the short, mid and long term.

 
Attributes:

  • Can do attitude

  • Problem solver

  • Attention to detail

  • Embraces change

  • Able to work independently and with autonomy

  • Confident communicator with technical and non-technical colleagues

  • Understanding the need to keep things simple

  • Passion for user experience and data over opinions

  • Willing to ask the “stupid” questions

  • Willingness to take responsibility and make things happen