Head of Data Engineering

Landmark Information Group
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Data Engineering

Head of Data Engineering


What it's like to work at Landmark:

We're a friendly, dynamic and supportive team. We encourage passion, ambition and collaboration, both in our performance as a team and individually. New ideas are encouraged. We actively promote involvement in the development and direction of our products and services, as well as finding more efficient ways to work. We also love a good work social and team building events. As well as this we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days' holiday, with optional 5 days unpaid leave per year
  • Free parking
  • Annual lifestyle allowance of GBP300 to put towards an activity of your choice
  • Cycle to Work scheme and Gym Flex scheme
  • Internal coaching/mentoring system throughout your time here
  • Focus on training and career progression
  • Family friendly policies
  • Happy to talk about flexible working

The Opportunity

The Head of Data Engineering is a critical role, responsible for:

  • Creating and managing a service model that delivers data timely and accurately to a wide variety of stakeholders and downstream consuming applications and services.
  • Defining and managing the cost model for the Data Platforms and the staff who work on the platform.
  • Working hand in hand with our Data Operations and Insight teams to build key data pipelines and platform processes and deploy models and implement orchestrations.
  • Implementing the necessary governance model (i.e. data access, data retention, disaster/recovery, etc,) based on stakeholder requirements
  • Maintaining and improving Landmark's data model, architecture and data platform and ensure it compliance to our latest standards across the group.

About You

The Head of Data Engineering will have:

  • Proven experience of leading highly skilled and motivated data engineers and Data/AI Architects.
  • Experience in having built Data Integration and Analysis Systems (DIAS) in an industrial/enterprise environment.
  • Deep knowledge of the Microsoft Azure technology stack as it relates to Data and Insight (Azure SQL VMs, SQL Managed Instances, Azure DB, Data Lakes, Azure Synapse and Power BI, Azure Data Factory, etc.).
  • Proficiency in a scripting language (i.e. SQL, and PySpark/Python).
  • Proficiency of designing and building API and API Consumption.
  • Familiarity with data visualisations tools such as PowerBI.
  • Proficiency in ETL/ELT tooling.
  • Experience with deploying infrastructure as code and CI/CD pipelines
  • Ability to lead on the appraisal of architectures as they relate to our requirements for Data and Insight solutions, including Cloud, Hybrid-Cloud and On-Premise based solutions and specific components and services within them.
  • Proven experience of architecting and deploying complex and scalable data pipelines, connecting diverse data sources to consolidated repositories.
  • Significant experience and expertise of data modelling approaches.
  • Experience of designing and overseeing service management models as they relate to managed instances of our data platform and data-as-a-service solutions.
  • Experience of working with structured, semi-structured and unstructured data
  • Experience of architecting pipelines to support Machine Learning workloads
  • Experience of maintaining high levels of operational delivery. Being accountable and responsible to support the operational delivery of data for a wide range of use cases. Adhering to SLA's and Operational Level Agreements. Inspiring the teams to provide the highest level of quality to our customers.

About Us

Landmark Information Group holds a wide portfolio of market leading PropTech businesses that span an incredible range of markets and technology platforms across the sector. With well-known application suites, online services and massive national scale property data as well as premier geospatial datasets we are at the forefront of innovation and thought leadership in the industry.

We deliver award-winning solutions to estate agency, conveyancing, surveying, lender valuations, land asset management, environmental consultancy, and Government markets. This is a chance to join the business as we make major steps forward in leveraging the latest cloud and large-scale technologies to start bringing together the entire market to a unified platform.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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