Lead Azure Data Engineer

Nigel Frank

Job Description

An award-winning sports marketing agency are recruiting a Lead Azure Data Engineer in their Central London office, to lead on the design and delivery of cutting-edge solutions.

They currently employ around 200 professionals across Europe and North America, taking a data-driven, service-led approach to help some of the world's most iconic sports-rights holders to overcome commercial challenges and continually drive engagement and revenue.

They use data to provide customer insights and inform top-level decision-making, providing innovative solutions using the latest technologies in digital marketing, data visualisation and machine-learning.

The role:

You will be leading on projects with some of the largest sporting bodies in the world, designing and building cutting-edge technical solutions on the Azure platform, utilising tools including Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Data Lake, Logic Apps and Function Apps.

As such, you will be a confident communicator with extensive experience managing client relationships and agile project delivery. You will have strong experience leading a high-performing technical team and will enjoy coaching and mentoring others.


  • Experience leading the design and architecture of Azure Data Solutions

  • Data modelling and data warehousing experience

  • Hands-on experience with tools including Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Data Lake, Logic Apps and Function Apps, with an understanding of the Azure ecosystem

  • SQL and Python experience

  • DevOps experience

  • Spark experience


  • Salary of up to £85,000 - with bi-annual reviews

  • Bi-annual bonuses

  • 23 days holiday, with option to buy an additional 3 - increasing with tenure

  • A fun, social culture, with weekly sports clubs and the opportunity to attend renowned sporting events

Interviews are taking place shortly via a remote process, so if this exciting opportunity appeals to you, please apply ASAP for your application to be considered.

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