Senior Data Engineer

Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

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DAZN is the world's first truly dedicated live sports streaming service. Available in Germany on Smart TV, mobile devices & more.
Are you looking to take the next step in your Data Engineering career? Are you fascinated by data and interested in the opportunity to develop new and innovative ways it can be used? Join DAZN’s growing Enterprise Data Management team to take technical ownership in transforming the way DAZN uses data for our global sports streaming platform.
As a Senior Data Engineer at DAZN, you will support the on-going technical delivery of DAZN’s sports streaming service and play a key role in mentoring junior engineers in delivering reliable, timely, and consumable data for operational use and downstream analytics housed within DAZN’s Data Warehouse.
In your varied role, you will work with high quality data across multiple sources and platforms and gain broad knowledge of cloud-based database design principles, and the system development life cycle.
This is a great opportunity to build innovative products from scratch by using the latest cutting edge Data technology. If this sounds like the perfect next challenge for you then we would love to hear from you!

The Most Important Elements of the Role Are:

  • Being responsible for developing and maintaining new and existing ETL pipelines.
  • Responsibility for personal and overall team code quality with emphasis on OOP and Unit Testing
  • Assisting with best practises for development and deployment – packaging, CI / CD, Gitflow
  • Improving the performance of our Snowflake data warehouse.
  • Continuous improvement of overall performance of the whole data pipeline and technology stack
  • Engaging in design sessions to build new data products for the platform

You'll Be Set Up For Success If You Have:  

  • Extensive experience of object-oriented programming languages preferably Python (including unit testing) and SQL
  • Experience using AWS – S3, Athena, Batch, Lambda, SQS, Firehose, EMR
  • Comfortable in designing efficient and robust ETL workflows
  • Experience with a Cloud Data Warehouse (e.g Redshift/Snowflake)
  • Experience with CI/CD processes (Cloudformation, Terraform, Drone, Jenkins…)
  • Knowledge of API technologies (REST, Authentication and Authorization)
  • Experience using container-based services (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes)
  • A good understanding of Data Warehousing concepts and cloud ETL/ELT design patterns (real time, batch, event-driven workflows)
  • Mentoring Junior Engineers – code reviews, technical workshops, pair programming, development best practices
  • A Team Player – collaborative, approachable, ability to prioritise and work in a dynamic workplace

Even Better If You Have:

  • Real time streaming experience e.g Kinesis, Kafka…
  • Monitoring e.g AWS CloudWatch, Datadog, New Relic…
  • Previous experience working with Workflow management tools (preferably Airflow, AWS Step functions, Azkaban, Luigi...)
  • Visualisation tools (Looker, Tableau…)
  • Understanding of Machine Learning and Data Insights
DAZN is a tech-first sport streaming platform that reaches millions of users every week. We are challenging a traditional industry and giving power back to the fans.
This is the perfect place to work if you are passionate about technology and want an opportunity to use your creativity to help grow and scale a global range of IT systems, Infrastructure and IT Services. Our cutting edge technology allows us to stream sports content to millions of concurrent viewers globally across multiple platforms and devices. DAZN’s Cloud based architecture unifies a range of technologies in order to deliver a seamless user experience and support a global user base and company infrastructure.
This is an ambitious project with a fast, scalable release cycle. Imagine a tech start up culture but with the security and backing from a well established content and media agency.
We work in small teams and give our people freedom and autonomy when it comes to the work they produce. If you like solving technical problems then this is the place to be. We have a technology community that is here to help. Want to join the revolution? Learn more about us here:
At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be. As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop. If you're ambitious, inventive, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. We are supported by our talented Employee Resource Group communities: proud@DAZN, women@DAZN, disability@DAZN and ParentZONE. If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience. Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can. We look forward to hearing from you.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at

Tags: Airflow APIs Athena AWS Azkaban CI/CD Data management Data Warehousing Docker ECS Engineering ETL Firehose Kafka Kinesis Kubernetes Lambda Looker Machine Learning OOP Pipelines Python Redshift Security Snowflake SQL Streaming Tableau Terraform Testing

Perks/benefits: Career development Startup environment

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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