Lead Data Engineer - Newport

Based in Glasgow or London
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Newport, part of the TAKKT group, are on a journey to become the leading B2B ecommerce business for equipment and solutions. With businesses in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands and customers across Europe, we also invest in potential partners as we look to grow our already extensive and highly skilled network.

We are growing our data team to help support our network in how to utilize data in a powerful, compelling way which will drive business decisions and help us achieve our ambitious growth plans.


What you’ll be doing  

  • Work closely as part of the Newport Insights & Analytics team
  • Design, build and maintain the data architecture  for the Groups central data platform
  • Responsibility for transferring data from multiple sources to our data lake
  • Responsible for delivering data handling and analytics projects
  • Prepare robust datasets for business use
  • Building automated ETL processes and pipelines with minimal technical debt
  • Work with application developers to create data models which enable process-to-data mapping
  • Utilize modern methods of Data mining and Machine learning for a variety of cases

What you’ll bring

  • Ability to work and learn independently as well as part of a team
  • Highly motivated to solve complex problems in close collaboration with others
  • Eager to see the outcomes of your work achieve a positive effect on the business
  • A good communicator with a strong passion for data
  • Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or a quantitative-focused field
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated ability to use Alteryx and Tableau, as well as knowledge of Python programming and SQL
  • Intricate knowledge of OOP, data structures, design patterns, clean coding standards, development standards and testing
  • Have experience working with Linux systems
  • Demonstrate experience in data analytics and be familiar with procedures such as decision trees, logistic regression, neural networks and text mining


What’s in it for you

We want you to love working for us and be as passionate about what we do and where we are going.  You will also get the opportunity to travel and grow your career in a digitally led international group which means the possible opportunities for further development are endless!

We are offering a competitive salary with the potential to earn great bonus, a contributory pension scheme and 23 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays).


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

G52 4XZ
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Newport - London Paddington

WeWork 2 Eastbourne Terrace
W2 6LG London Directions james.green@newport-group.de +44 7890 095994 View page

Here in the Newport network, we encourage and open and inclusive culture in the workplace . We combine collaborative working and offer a helping hand to each other, supporting our vision to continually learn, develop and grow.

In each of our business units, we’ve acquired a strong portfolio of expertise and skills across a wide range of departments; from Sales & Services, Online Marketing, Software Development, Category Management, Business Development, Data, Finance and Business Intelligence.

We are driven by the fun working dynamic and the constantly evolving digital world - it’s part of our DNA. We focus on creative and innovative ways of working through the active and open digital community that we’ve built. Throughout all of our international entities and cross-functional teams, we pride ourselves on maintaining a unique, entrepreneurial work ethic, which has shaped who we are and paved the way for our ambitious growth.

As part of TAKKT AG all companies within the Newport group benefit from years of outstanding experience and stability. In addition, our sustainability strategy underlines our strong ethos on how we contribute to make the world a better place.

We’re always seeking talented individuals who fit our mould by having the passion and drive to create a future of rising e-commerce leaders!


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