AWS Data Engineer - SC Clearable

  • £450 - 500 per day + Outside IR35
  • London, Greater London
  • Contract

Data Engineer – AWS, ETL, Data Warehousing, 

Rate - £450 - 500 per day outside IR35

Based - Fully remote

Duration – 6 Months (with the view to extend)


Are you an established Data Engineer looking for your next gig working on some of the most exciting government projects? 


Sentinel are working with an exciting Data & Analytics consultancy who is looking for AWS Data Engineers to build out their bench as they complete the bid process for a large project with a large government body. All candidates will need at least a year of commercial experience and be SC clearable.

You will ideally have.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience using AWS cloud technologies for tasks like ETL pipeline development, data warehousing, data lake creation, and data movement.
  • Adeptness in utilising data and analytics services (or their open-source equivalents), including but not limited to RedShift, Aurora, S3, Snowflake, DBT, Tableau or Power BI
  • A solid foundation in data engineering, data science, and product development, encompassing experience in both stream and batch processing.
  • Proficiency in the design and deployment of production data pipelines, involving languages like Java, Python, Scala, Spark, and SQL.


You should also have some, if not all, of the following.

  • Capability in scripting, data extraction via APIs, and the composition of SQL queries.
  • Practical experience in integrating data engineering components into production systems, along with expertise in data cleaning, data wrangling, data visualisation, and reporting.
  • Proficiency in handling substantial volumes of structured and unstructured data, including the integration of data through AWS cloud-based ingestion and curation processes.
  • Knowledge of data mining, machine learning, and natural language processing is considered an advantage.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and participation in Scrum ceremonies.
  • Competence in the design and construction of solutions tailored for the AWS and Azure cloud environments, which may involve expertise in Platform-as-a-Service components, serverless architecture, and container technologies.

ETL Developer/ Data Warehouses Developer/ DBA/ Analytics Engineer/ Big Data Engineer/ Database Developer/ DataOps Engineer/ ML Engineer 


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