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Principal Data Engineer

  • Data Engineering
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent
  • £60,001-£70,000
  • About the role


    Principal Data Engineer


    Up to £70,000 + benefits

    MBN are working with an industry leading Data Solutions organisation based in Edinburgh to support them in their appointment of a Principal Data Engineer.

    In this role you will be advancing the development of data products and services, looking at how to improve data products built in AWS, Snowflake, and Matillion. The goal is to use your clients data in the most efficient way possible to cut costs & provide high performance analytics. Working on low level design and development of cloud databases, and carrying out integration projects across clients in the TV, Automotive, and energy sectors.

    You will get the opportunity to work with data from multiple and varying sources, so thinking on your feet and working with drive is essential. Any people leadership experience would be great as you have 4 Leads & 5 Data Engineers under you, but essentially the most important part of this role is understanding Cloud Data Engineering and being able to take data products to the next level by innovating and developing.

    Tools and Technologies:

    • Strong SQL skills required, SQL Server & Postgres desirable
    • Bonus points for solid coding skills in Python/Scala/Spark
    • Confident working with cloud environments – AWS/GCP/Azure
    • Confident working with clients and managing key stakeholders
    • Experience implementing cloud strategy & monetising data management platforms


    To learn more about this excellent leadership opportunity within a truly modern data environment, drop me a message on LinkedIn or send your CV to to apply.