Senior Data Engineer

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom · Engineering


About Findmypast

Findmypast is the technology company behind the online genealogy brand Findmypast and the social history brand The British Newspaper Archive. We have millions of registered users and billions of records that we can surface to them. Engineers at Findmypast directly impact the way people research social and family history. We're passionate about building the best engineering team!

We are setting out to build a data platform that will serve multiple functions within the business. On one side we need to be able to publish new historical records and newspapers with regular and increasing throughput. On another the platform needs to serve the needs of our Machine Learning team to realise new value for the business. The role is varied and you will be working alongside our Data Ingest Manager between Databases, Systems, and Software Development and also get stuck into some system administrative tasks. You will collaborate closely with other Engineers and become a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional team.You will take operational responsibility for the services that are owned by your team and buy into a DevOps culture and work in an environment that supports your individual growth through a detailed progression framework, daily learning hour, engineering guilds and attending conferences.

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We're passionate about making FMP a great place to work and setting people up to succeed. Benefits include:

The appointment of a successful candidate is subject to passing an enhanced background check.

Due to the high volume of applications anticipated for this role, we regret we are unable to contact you unless you are shortlisted for the selection process.

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