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Data Engineer - Clojure

Trainline, London

We make train travel easy


We are continuing to invest heavily in big data, data insights and analytics in 2018: creating this new role for a Data Engineer. The successful individual will be a key member of a team developing data science based products across various channels and platform teams.

The Data Engineer will work with the Head of Data Architecture on the development and implementation of our next generation data platform; creating secure personalization and insight services backed by scalable & secure data stores that integrate data from purchases, click streams, indications of intent, external events, CRM data, Social etc. This is an opportunity for an experienced Data Engineer to help build a world class data platform that positively impacts the lives of millions of rail users.

What You'll Be Working On:

  • Design, deliver and support a scalable data platform, tools and solutions that can be used for data mining and the creation of personalised experiences.
  • This is a key role that will create a data platform that lies at the very heart of our organisation, so the Data Engineer will need to work closely with:
  • The Head of Data Architecture who leads the data engineering activities.
  • Front End Product Owners and Development Teams (Web, mobile Web and Mobile Apps) to ensure that services delivered meet their needs.
  • New Head of Data Science and the (recently formed) Data Science team to create data analyses and data products that provide valuable insights and personalised experiences.
  • The data insights team who perform data analytics around business performance.
  • Chief Software Architect to ensure alignment and optimisation of our Architecture strategy.
  • Head of Infrastructure and Business Agility to ensure alignment with our infrastructure strategy and ongoing optimisation.

What You'll Bring:

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully delivering market leading data driven solutions in Clojure
  • A strong background in software development
  • Experience in data solutions using the Hadoop ecosystem (Spark, Pig, Hbase, etc)
  • Experience of stream processing technologies (Kafka, Storm, AWS Kinesis, etc).
  • Personalisation & Predictive Analytics solutions using Machine Learning.
  • Extensive experience integrating external APIs and pulling data from SQL databases (especially Oracle & SQL Server).
  • Extensive experience creating internal services for front-end teams to consume.
  • Preferably, two years of experience with AWS (including RedShift, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, etc)

About Trainline

We are a one-stop shop for train travel. Every day, we bring together routes, fares and journey times from train companies in 24 countries so our customers can easily buy train tickets and save time, hassle or money. We help our customers stay one step ahead so they don’t have to, from helping them buy the best ticket for their journey to giving them live, personalised travel information on the go via our app.

Want to learn more about Trainline? Visit Trainline's website.