Data Engineer

London, England

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Posted 2 weeks ago

We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant.
To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available.
At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us.
We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…

What will you do:

  • Work as an embedded Data Engineer to help support Babylon’s analytics teams - a broader group of ~50 analysts and data scientists - who are spread across London and various locations in the US
  • Build, test and refine data pipelines for Babylon’s analytics teams
  • Data modelling, process design and overall data pipeline architecture
  • Ensure data quality and consistency with monitoring and support, and play an active role in establishing data governance around company KPIs
  • Champion SSDLC (Secure Software Development Life Cycle) within Analytics & Data Science and lead by example in building self-service, well-tested solutions
  • Champion high engineering standards through comprehensive testing, code reviews, continuous integration and continuous deployment across the team
  • Work closely with the Data Science team to support processing data into a form suitable for machine learning models
  • Help build and maintain data ingestions for Babylon’s third-party operational tools (e.g. RingCentral, Zendesk, SurveyMonkey, Salesforce, etc.), helping to rollout new infrastructure to enable analysts and data scientists to self-serve and build/maintain their own ingestions
  • You will work closely with a handful of other embedded Data Engineers, but will also find opportunities for mentorship, career development and support from a company-wide network of Data Engineers
  • Our technology stack includes Python, dbt, AirFlow and a host of Google Cloud products that run on a range of technologies (GCP/AWS, Docker, GitHub, CircleCI & Jenkins)


  • Advanced level of proficiency in SQL development
  • Knowledge & expertise with Python, Shell, Java scripting 
  • ETL development experience with large-scale DBs or big data systems such as Hive, BigQuery, AWS Redshift, Snowflake, etc 
  • Experience using data transformation tools such as dbt
  • Experience using data orchestration tools such as Apache AirFlow or Apache Beam
  • Experience with using a cloud platform provider (such as AWS/GCP) to develop tools and infrastructure
  • Exposure to a BI reporting tool (such as Looker/Tableau) with an understanding of why they are an important part of the analytics stack
  • Experience with design & development of relational databases and data warehouses
  • Experience analysing data to identify deliverables, gaps, and inconsistencies
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proven ability in devising innovative solutions and solving unconventional problems
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Experience gathering complex business requirements and identifying data needs

Nice to haves!

  • Experience working in a global tech scale-up with distributed, remote-first teams
We believe that difference inspires a better, healthier world. That’s why it’s at the heart of everything we do. From our people to our products, difference enriches every part of our business and creates a culture based on equality of opportunity, and in which all Babylonians can progress their careers. We’re committed to creating an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, pregnancy status, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
At Babylon, we have Power of Diversity groups (PODs) to drive positive engagements that create and foster a diverse and inclusive environment and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse pool of candidates.
Our mission is to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth. Diversity and inclusion play a key role in helping us bring this mission to life and create a true sense of belonging for all.
Job tags: Airflow AWS Big Data BigQuery Data pipelines Engineering ETL Healthcare Java Looker Machine Learning Python Redshift SQL Tableau
Job region(s): Europe
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