Lead Data Engineer at WorldPay | Fintechers.io

Lead Data Engineer

1001+ employees
Posted - Accepting applications

Why is our Data Engineering team the next step for you?

Worldpay puts data at the heart of our business. We are excited to be creating and building a new Enterprise Data Platform (EDP) which provides powerful analytic capabilities for Worldpay and our customers. This is a key role within our data engineering team ensuring that the Hadoop platform at the heart of this initiative is secured, available, performant and fit for purpose.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

We will expect you to lead the design of code production processes leading to production of high quality code for the EDP that meets business requirements. You will define and actively contribute to EDP key design decision processes and definition of procedures, focussing on data engineering. In conjunction with the Head of Data Engineering, you will operationally manage 2 or more junior team members, providing guidance, expertise, knowledge transfer and day to day direction.

While working within this dynamic team you will be responsible for building and data loading using the Hortonworks toolset. This will also include ensuring that the EDP and the underlying codes are compliant with all aspects of security including protecting both PII and PCI.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

Extensive knowledge of standard SQL (SQL-92) gained using large scale database systems such as Netezza, DB2, Sybase or Oracle is essential to this role. You €™ll have a thorough developer testing experience. Existing hands on experience with Big Data technologies like Apache Hadoop, Kafka, MapReduce, HDFS, Hive, Pig, Sqoop , NoSQL databases, Hbase and related standards technologies is advantageous, ticketing system (we use Jira) and documentation (we use Confluence)

As a Lead Data engineering expert you will have extensive experience in developing efficient code in Java, SQL, Linux, Shell, or Python.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process. As a leader in global fintech and the largest London IPO since 2011, this is a great time to join us in building for the next phase of the Worldpay journey.

This is a great opportunity to gain skills in the Hortonworks Data Platform and related tools in an innovative and passionate environment.