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Database Engineer - Python

Job Title: Database Engineer - Python
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14002/K/JR/220420_1587571420
Contact Name: Data Team
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Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Database Engineer / Developer (Python MySQL Database Migration). Ground-breaking technology-driven Hedge Fund is seeking a skilled, detail-oriented Database Engineer to work alongside their accomplished cross-disciplinary teams and take ownership of major projects.

In conjunction with owning a diverse range of projects, you'll work with an up-to-the-minute tech stack and will have abundant opportunities to scale your personal and professional development, whilst enjoying a strong work life balance.

As a Database Engineer, day to day you'll be involved with projects that span database engineering (e.g. deploying, scaling or managing database infrastructure) and working with teams to optimise business performance, on Schema design, architecture planning, technology selection and more, so experience working on large scale database migration projects is essential.

The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter, passionate about open source technology. Ideally, you will have experience in more than one (e.g. MySQL, Postgres, Clickhouse, InfluxDB etc.) and have exceptional Python skills.

*You have significant experience working with open source database(s)
*You have strong experience with large scale database migration projects
*You are highly proficient in Python (and are comfortable using programming languages like Python / Go for automated tasks)
*You have experience using Linux to understand and troubleshoot an overall system
*You're proficient with SQL
*You are passionate about solving challenging business problems with cutting-edge technology
*Desirable: experience working on petabyte scale data warehouses and distributed database systems, you have industry experience in finance / trading

As a Database Engineer you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £150k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package. You'll be based at modern offices in the heart of London, with a fantastic selection of local amenities and close to transport links.

If you are interested in this Database Engineer / Developer (Python MySQL Database Migration) role, apply now or call today to find out more.

*Please note: this company is able to conduct an entirely remote interview process during the current circumstances*