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Senior Data Engineer

at ITV

Posted: 8/22/2020
Job Reference #: 2000010P
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Senior Data Engineer

London, Grays Inn Road

Full-time, Permanent basis 

 

ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. We love telly, we're passionate about content and most importantly we understand our audiences. As a growing international company, we're commercially minded and have a global focus. We're all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative.


Why you should join us...

ITV loves helping people build their careers. Every day we create quality content for different platforms, including some of the UK's best-loved TV programmes. Behind the scenes, our diverse team works collaboratively in a variety of different roles, thinking creatively and commercially to make an impact across the globe.


ITV Online operates the award-winning ITV Hub, one of the UK's leading VOD (Video on Demand) platforms with over 27m registered users. We also operate a range of other programme apps and websites.  We deliver the most popular television from the UK's largest commercial broadcaster online with a focus on the user experience. We're all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative.

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our collaborative team within the Behavioural Data Engineering area. 

 

What this role will entail...


We are looking for a Senior Java Engineer to join our rapidly growing team within ITV Technology. Our strategy is to continue to grow our successful Data Engineering capability, as we understand its significance and importance to our business and to the experience of millions of customers every day


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in JAVA Software Engineering with a keen interest in learning how to build large scale data processing systems. The role will focus on designing, building, and running data handling systems across ITV.


Some Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with stakeholders to understand their problems, and build solutions using cloud services and custom development

  • Build large scale data processing systems using cutting edge technologies

  • Work with huge datasets and very high volumes of data from our various apps and sites

  • Be a part of cross-functional product teams and contribute to their strategy and direction

  • Practice and demonstrate high-quality software engineering methods

  • Solve challenging business and engineering problems

  • Promote enhanced ways of working within the team and across the company

  • Maintain high data quality standards through automated testing

  • Support running systems in production

  • Champion new products and technologies

 

The ideal candidate: 

 

  • Will have a strong background in JAVA Software Engineering with a keen interest in learning how to build large scale data processing systems. 

  • The role will focus on designing, building, and running data handling systems across ITV.


What You'll Bring


  • Solid experience of JAVA software engineering

  • A good understanding of Agile software engineering principles

  • Experience working with public cloud services - GCP, AWS, etc

  • Exposure to streaming data processing tools, e.g. Dataflow, Spark, Storm etc

  • A basic understanding of data analysis

  • Familiarity with Unix based operating systems and common command-line tools 

  • Experience running production systems at large scale

  • A desire to learn new things and share with the team

 

Closing date: Monday 21st September 2020

 

We love different perspectives and celebrate individuality. So, we look for the best talent from all walks of life. We're passionate about creating a diverse and creative team of people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. Treating people equally and with fairness and respect is a way of life here. Our jobs are open to all.


At ITV we celebrate individuality. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and if you have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role we'll guarantee you an interview. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support... 


At ITV it's your talent that matters and we want you to be the best you can be.