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Senior/Lead Data Engineer (Search Specialist)

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: London

Department: Data

About Kin + Carta

About Kin + Carta 

Want to help build a world that works better for everyone? Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy that makes a difference to the billions who now work, play, shop, communicate and share online. 

Join a global team of curious and diverse minds in connecting people, data and technology to produce amazing experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. Become a maker, builder or creator as we explore the possibilities of sustainable digital technology, helping clients to rapidly innovate, modernise their systems, enable their teams, and optimise for continued growth. 

We focus on tech but we’re a proudly inclusive business with trust and human connection at its heart. People, the planet, and profit matter equally to us which is why we’re a certified B Corporation in the United States and Europe. With additional offices in South America, there is a place for you here wherever you’re based. 

The role in a nutshell: 

  • Actively participate in iterative development processes focused on delivering high value outputs to clients; contributing to definition of minimal viable product, helping to size work, prioritising areas of focus and owning task completion. 
  • Designing, building and testing data products thats solve real problems for real users 
  • Designing, building and testing cloud hosted data pipelines, platforms & infrastructure 
  • Designing, building and testing data migrations from legacy solutions into modern cloud platforms 
  • Helping clients implement ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality 
  • Helping data scientists and machine learning engineers to scale and publish their models into production 
  • Working with designers and business subject matter experts to help visualise insights
  • Performing ad-hoc analyses of data to help organisations understand its meaning, limitations and quality 
  • Interfacing with clients and providing technical recommendations for building data products, platforms and pipelines 
  • Helping to evaluate emerging tools, applications, technologies and practices 
  • Working with experienced data engineers, data scientists, and data architects to develop and grow as an engineer

The type of person we’d love to meet: 

We want all new hires to succeed in their roles at Kin + Carta. That's why we've outlined the types of experiences that we find it desirable for you to have, we recognise that Data Engineering is a growing craft and every data engineer has a different story to tell, if your story involves experience in any of the following we'd be keen to hear from you: 

Previous engineering work with Search/Discovery Engines, e.g

● Elasticsearch
● Lucidworks
● Azure Cognitive Search
● Algolia
● Google Vertex AI Search

We are also keen to hire people who may have experience in some of the following areas, this isn't essential but we do get excited when people have a little bit extra to bring to the table:

Google Cloud certification or experience, e.g.

  • Google Certified Data Engineer
  • Google Certified Cloud Engineer
  • Google Certified Cloud Architect
  • Platform Engineering experience e.g.Terraform

Our benefits

Curious minds are nurtured at Kin + Carta through a wide range of benefits including:

Continuous learning Dedicated team learning budget
Hybrid working policy Hybrid remote working policy
Leadership icon Global leadership programmes
Flexible working icon Flexible working hours
present icon Enhanced Christmas leave
dog icon Dog friendly offices
Discounted private healthcare Subsidised private healthcare
Affordable gym membership Discounted gym membership

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Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.