Are you a collaborative and highly organised individual with a rigorous approach to problem solving and a proven track record of programming in Python? If so, Nesta is looking for a Data Engineer to join our Data Analytics Directorate and provide a vital infrastructural boost to Nesta’s data science research programme, which delivers data-driven insights into innovation and research systems, with a particular emphasis on the labour market.
Working alongside a growing team of data engineers, as well as the wider team of data scientists and front-end developers in the Data Analytics Directorate, our Data Engineer will be expected to develop our data products in two broad senses: developing novel strategies for data collection and processing and ongoing support and maintenance of the Data Analytics and Production System (DAPS). This will involve:
Sophisticated web-scraping methods and scalable machine learning methods
Big data technologies
Software reviews and management of the DAPS codebase
Implementing patches and hotfixes to unstable data pipelines
Supporting the management of cloud services
Closing date: 17 June 2020 at 8am