Zühlke – Empowering Ideas

 

Principal Data Architect

Permanent
100%
London - Großbritannien
Data Science
At Zuhlke we empower ideas. We are a trusted advisor for clients across industries and help them turn ideas into smart and sustainable solutions. We specialise in digital innovation, cloud and data solutions, and have successfully delivered products such as mobile banking apps, healthcare systems and cloud-based government platforms, to name a few. 
 
You will be part of a purpose-driven team with a passion for innovation and an appreciation for Agile principles. To cultivate an environment where everyone can thrive, we foster an inclusive team culture where each individual has a voice and is empowered to take initiative, and where we care for one another. While we have been growing internationally, our colleagues across Europe and Asia remain connected through distributed project work and our “One Zuhlke” culture.
 
As a privately held company run by engineers, we prioritise your continuous development and education. With life-long learning a priority, we invest 10% of our turnover in developing skills and services in an agile way – matching your needs and those of the company. 
 
Our promise to employees and clients emphasises quality, innovation and sustainability. Our ethical guidelines and our passion for impactful solutions influence client projects and industries we work with, and underpin our focus on diversity and environmental sustainability.

Your job will include:
  • As a Principal Data Architect you master the big data world and help our customers to make their own data fit for business or operational purpose -- whether in the Cloud or in their own data center. 
  • You develop, test and monitor distributed data processing pipelines. 
  • You work closely with data scientists on the development of machine learning models. 
  • You extrapolate versatile data sets and sources in a performant and repeatable way. 
  • You will work closely with security architects. 
  • You prepare performance and cost estimates for various use cases. 
  • You develop and create compelling dashboards to visualize the processed data. 
  • You prepare detailed reports for management and other departments by analyzing and interpreting data 
  • Will be leading data and devops engineers within your teams 
  • You work collaboratively with colleagues and clients, be it onsite, in the Zuhlke office, or from home. 
  • You keep yourself technically sharp and get things done. 
  • You occasionally travel to other Zuhlke locations, e.g. in mainland Europe, for project work or for developing competencies across the Zuhlke group. 
Skills & Requirements:
  • You have a degree in computer science or mathematics, or a comparable qualification.  
  • Confident in decision making and the ability to explain processes or choices as needed. 
  • You have a rich experience of professional data engineering, implementing projects in industry and services, in a client facing contexts. 
  • Are able to take a hands on approach in the software development process where necessary. 
  • You have high degree of experience with big data infrastructures (e.g. Hadoop/Spark ecosystem) and concepts for storing and processing large and/or heterogeneous data volumes. 
  • You are proficient in at least one public cloud data stack. 
  • You are experienced with batch or streaming architecture. 
  • You are experienced with solution architecture 
  • You have deep practical knowledge of handling varied types of data (text, tabular, graph, time-series, geospatial, image, etc.). 
  • In addition to your programming skills in Python, Java/C# and SQL you have hands-on experience with databases (relational/NoSQL), containerisation, and Cloud environments such as AWS or GCP. 
  • You are experienced with business intelligence, data analytics and data visualisation frameworks. 
  • You are knowledgeable in the area of information security  
  • Data warehousing experience is a plus 
Our work is mainly at or within an hour's travel from our London office.   

And Why Zühlke?
✅ Culture of collaboration and teamwork
✅ Variety of impactful and challenging projects
✅ Professional training and development benefits
✅ Strong ethics with a focus on sustainability & inclusion
✅ Sensible work-life balance
✅ Freedom to take over responsibility

Would you like to find out more? Read our Success Stories and join the conversation on our Zühlke Blog.

If you're interested in joining us, send us your CV and start your first step into realising your career goals at a company that values talent and cares about its employees.  We are an  equal opportunity  employer and  value diversity  at our company. 


Diversity & Inclusion at Zuhlke 

  • Being welcome & respected for who you are.
  • Being heard & appreciated for your perspective.
  • Being valued, no matter your background. 

We welcome people from all backgrounds, regardless of their gender, national origin, race, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.

Covid-19 Notice: We are hiring for this role despite the current circumstances in relation to Covid-19. To protect our employees’ and candidates’ health and safety, we have implemented fully remote interview and onboarding processes for candidates and new joiners until further notice. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation and appreciate your flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.
Permanent
100%
London