Senior Data Analytics Engineer
London

Who We Are

We’re in the business of delivering awesome meals into everyone's home or office – fast.

We achieve this by building and running a superb website, suite of mobile apps, a complex logistical platform, a fleet of passionate drivers, and a global operation, all to help bring great food from the world's best-loved local restaurants to consumers with an unparalleled level of convenience. We don’t want people to have to suffer with bad takeaway delivered an age after they order.

We work with hundreds of the UK's best loved restaurants along with renowned local gems such as to enable them to open up a valuable new revenue stream. Our customers are as passionate about great food as we are!

The only thing faster than our deliveries is the growth rate of our company. We’re increasing in business scale and organizational size at a blisteringly fast rate, and keeping it all together and making everything click are at the heart of what make working at Deliveroo a thrilling experience. If you want to make a difference, and you’re passionate about food, come on board and join the ride.

The Team

At Deliveroo we’re striving to build London’s best engineering organisation.

We’re dedicated to building a collaborative and supportive culture. We are not directive. We set goals and objectives and offer advice. We empower our engineers to find solutions to problems at the edge of computer science at great scale. We trust them to use their time wisely.

Our teams are solving unique and difficult problems at scale in an energetic and hyper-growth environment. We’re growing incredibly quickly and we need experienced technical managers to help us scale.

Analytics engineering is fundamentally about collaborative knowledge creation between data technology and the business. 

We choose pragmatic, performant and reliable approaches to achieve the best results we can. This will require both tactical and strategic thinking in our choices to provide the best value add. We will be enhancing existing pipelines and investigating new tools that will increase reliability, resilience and repeatability to improve the quality and timeliness of the datasets we produce. 

Over the next 12 months you will:

  • Manage data warehouse plans for a product or a group of products.

  • Design and implement effective database solutions and models to store and retrieve company data.

  • Recommend solutions to improve new and existing database systems.

  • Interface with engineers, product managers and product analysts to understand data needs.

  • Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.

  • Design, build and launch new data pipelines in production.

  • Design, build and launch new data extraction, transformation and loading processes in production.

  • Support existing processes running in production.

  • Manage SLA for all data sets in allocated areas of ownership.

  • Work with data infrastructure to triage infra issues and drive to resolution
     

Who are you?

  • Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements

  • 5 or more years professional experience working in any language, and a willingness to quickly get up to speed on our stack

  • In-depth understanding of database structure principles. Strong Data Modelling and Data architecture skills.

  • Experience building analytical datasets (dimensional models, datamarts)

  • Extensive work experience as a Data Engineer, Data Analyst or similar role

  • Strong background in Data and analytics engineering, managing teams of data engineers, BI engineers & Data Scientists

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture. Experience building end-to-end data solutions and pipelines.

  • 5+ years of experience in BI and Data Warehousing/Data Lakes

  • Mentored or ran workshops for Data Science teams in new Data Engineering methods 

  • Experience working with engineering teams with data and data science background

  • Communication and leadership skills, with the ability to initiate and drive projects proactively.

  • Strong SQL skills. Development experience in at least one other language 

  • BA/BSc in Computer Science, Math, Physics, or other technical field preferred

  • Experience working with streaming data sources (e.g Kinesis or Kafka)

Benefits

  • Fantastic exposure to scaling a tech team at a unique pace

  • Work at our headquarters right by Cannon Street Station. The office has a prayer room, nap room, onsite gym, and a rooftop garden overlooking Tower Bridge. We hold firmwide meetings on our basketball court

  • Flexible working, including parent friendly working hours, flexible hours, working from home days - all made easy by our great use of tech including video conferencing, slack, workplace

  • Maternity/paternity leave and shared parental leave

  • An internationally diverse, sociable, dynamic team to work alongside

  • Conferences (attending and/or speaking) and learning resources

  • Company benefits including: discounted private healthcare and a pension plan with employer contributions, childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme, charitable giving, subsidised gym membership, cycle parking)

  • Company wide tech talks with internal and external speakers, and a calendar of tech meetups hosted on the premises

  • Regular team off-sites

  • Access to Deliveroo Plus (no delivery fee on all orders)

  • Every Friday we order lunch for everyone from restaurants on the Deliveroo platform

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