Principal Data Engineer

Added: 18/06/2020

REF: 3594

Contract: Permanent

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Principal Data Engineer

Our client is a unique BioTechnology company spun-off from leading Lifescience players. As part of their ongoing Data strategy they are looking for a Principal Data Engineer / Architect who is looking to be both a hands on and strategic leader to help them built up their data management solutions. 


  •  As an architect, you will canvas SMEs to understand problems, requirements, data flow & usage, and work processes.
  • Create data management solutions and roadmaps from data Ingestion to storage.
  • Be able to make critical decisions around allocation of resources.  
  • Build data models, databases, integrate analytical tools (JMP, RStudio, Jupyter Notebooks), create data microservices, and manage the related infrastructure.
  • Design and build new ETL processes
  • Communicate how data models, architecture and analytics impact the business.
  • Long term you and the team you build will be responsible for the entire data modeling ecosystem including data lineages, master data and metadata management, common data structures & formatting, data quality, governance and standards.


  • 5+ years of industry experience in software building data architectures and back end services / processes
  • Expertise in at least 1 Programming language - Python, Java or Scala
  • Experience in building relational, graph (e.g. Neo4J) databases
  • Proven track record of building data architectures in a compliant environment.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, engineering or relevant field.
  • Experience in leading teams of people

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