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Data Science Platform Engineering Lead

  • Data Engineering
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent
  • £130,000
  • About the role


    Data Science Platform Engineering Lead Fully remote

    Up to £130,000 + Comprehensive Bonus & Benefits


    MBN are partnering exclusively with a global bank to help them appoint a Data Science Platform Engineering Lead.

    The position will require extensive technical knowledge particularly within data engineering (enterprise data warehouses and data lakes) and the capacity to lead a platform which supports data science life cycle stages and can run data science & ML ops tools as a service. There will be a further requirement to have a managerial background with the position having senior managers which report in to it.

    Do you have?

    • Experience in supporting data science life cycle stages
    • Experience in running Data Science & ML Ops tools as a service, preferably AWS SageMaker
    • Experience in managing platform risk and c.£10m per year budget for people, licenses and environments
    • SAFE product owner or similar with excellent stakeholder manager and communication skills
    • In depth understanding of data lake, data warehouse and distributed data platforms (S3, Spark, Hadoop)
    • Strong knowledge across AWS services
    • People & Technical leadership skills


    What you’ll do

    • You will lead and inspire a team of Data Engineers to build, manage and maintain a dual on premise and cloud based data science platform
    • On Premise - Cloudera with Hadoop Clusters (Spark, Hive)
    • Cloud – AWS SageMaker
    • DS – Zeppelin
    • The team and platform will provide access to rich datasets for machine learning purposes as well as supporting the production stages of the ML life cycle
    • You will work closely with your lead Data Science peers to ensure the platform is fit for purpose


    Location – The role is available on a fully remote basis but the organisation have offices in Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.

    For more information or to apply, please send an updated CV to or press apply now.