Data Engineer / Data Scientist

Location
Cheltenham / London
Hours
Full Time
Guide salary
Competitive
Company Description

At Volo, we’re far more than just a software company, we intelligently connect Brands and Manufacturers to Consumer Demand.

Volo intelligently enables Brands and Manufacturers to distribute their products and seamlessly scale up their operation through the ever-increasing number of channels on the web, such as Amazon, eBay, Google, Facebook and Instagram. Our solution integrates with enterprise level manufacturing organisations and intelligently transitions them to become successful Direct to Consumer retailers.

Our organisation has received significant investment and we have exciting plans to grow through innovation and the use intelligent technology solutions.

Role Description

Do the insights that can be derived from data excite and inspire you?

Are you an individual who is curious by nature, keen to learn and is looking for their next challenge in a market leading technology company?

We are looking for someone with a clear passion for “all things data” and who understands the benefits of data analytics and can use their hands-on experience in data analysis to produce real world meaningful insights which will ultimately be consumed by internal and external customers alike.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has past experience as a software developer and who is keen to combine these skills with their experience in Data Schema design and analysis to produce information, recommendation and insights that will ultimately play a significant role in helping to decide Volo’s future strategy and direction. As well as being able to design systems and processes from which meaningful insights can ultimately be harvested, we’re looking for someone with great communication skills to be able to effectively work alongside the Architects, QA professionals, Product Owners and Developers as part of our Scrum based Agile community.

Key Responsibilities

To co-create and support Volo’s Intelligent Platform including data pipelines and analytics capabilities

  • Creation of modules to support the production of information and insights in both raw and MI format
  • Discerning patterns in data
  • Assist in root cause analysis and troubleshooting of Data Quality Issues
  • Involvement and activity in Volo’s Dev Ops community
  • Participate in peer reviews as part of the software development lifecycle
  • Work within an agile team on high profile projects
  • Constant learning and innovation, you'll be open to working with the latest technologies including highly scalable open source solutions
  • Deliver new functionality through projects whilst also handling day-to-day operational issues
  • Delivery of solutions with minimal risk and repeatable process using automation
  • Encouraging a continuous improvement culture
Key Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • minimum of 3 years’ previous experience gained as a software developer
  • ETL / ELT / Data Flows / Data Pipelines
  • Experience in Data Schema design
  • Data Analytics – Analytics and Derivation of Actionable Insights
  • Data Analysis
  • Keen desire to learn and adapt in all aspects of the role from concepts to programming languages and tools and techniques

Desirable:

  • Experience with Java
  • Experience with Scala
  • Experience with Spark
  • Experience with Python
  • Exposure to Machine learning
  • Shell Scripting
  • Experience working in a Unix environment
  • DevOps
  • Configuration Automation
  • Continuous Integration / Delivery
  • Familiarity with Industry Leading Tools such as Qlik, Cognos, Tableau etc
  • Exposure to E-Commerce Platforms
Values
  • Spirit of Adventure
  • Transformational Growth
  • Experience the Difference
  • Power in our Community
Why work with us
  • Competitive salary plus benefits
  • 25 days of annual holiday plus your birthday off as well
  • Relaxed dress code
  • An ever-changing growth environment with plenty of opportunity to develop your career

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