Junior Data Engineer

  • DAZN Group
  • London, UK
  • 27/03/2020
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Job Description

Job Title:Junior Data EngineerLocation:London, HammersmithSchedule:Full-Time, PermanentTeam:IT ServicesDepartment:Technology

What's your new role about?

Are you looking to take the next step in your Data Engineering career? If you are intrigued by data and interested in the opportunity to develop new and innovative ways Data can be used then DAZN’s growing Enterprise Data Management team could be a great next step for you. Here, you will take technical ownership and put your Engineering skills to use in transforming the way DAZN uses data for our global sports streaming platform.As a Data Engineer at DAZN, you will support the on-going technical delivery of DAZN’s sports streaming service and play a key role in in delivering reliable, timely, and consumable data for operational use and downstream analytics housed within DAZN’s Data Warehouse.In your varied role, you will work with high quality data across multiple sources and platforms and gain broad knowledge of cloud-based database design principles, and the system development life cycle.This is a great opportunity to build innovative products from scratch by using the latest cutting edge Data technology. If this sounds like the perfect next challenge for you then we would love to hear from you!


  • Be responsible for developing and maintaining the Data Platform
  • Responsible for code quality with emphasis on Unit Testing
  • Assisting with best practises for development and deployment – packaging, CI / CD, Gitflow
  • Continuous performance improvement of the data pipeline and technology stack
  • Engaging in design sessions to build new data products for the platform


  • Experience working with an object-oriented programming language preferably Python
  • Experience with standard development processes like Unit Testing, Integration testing, Git workflows and CICD (Drone, Jenkins)
  • Experience working with SQL and Unix shell scripts
  • Experience working with cloud preferably AWS including infra as code (Cloudformation/Terraform)
  • Experience using API technologies
  • Experience working on a Datawarehouse preferably cloud based (e.g Redshift/Snowflake/Big Query)
  • Mentoring Junior Engineers – code reviews / technical workshops / pair programming
  • A Team Player – approachable and flexible


  • Data streaming experience e.g Kinesis/Kafka/SQS/SNS
  • Building ETL pipelines – code pipelines or using tools such as Matillion
  • Understanding Cloud architecture design patterns – real time, batch workflows
  • Monitoring e.g AWS CloudWatch, Datadog, New Relic…
  • Experience working with a Workflow management tool (Airflow, Azkaban, Luigi...)
  • Experience working with Visualisation tools (Looker, Tableau…)
  • Understanding Microservices (Docker)
  • Understanding of Machine Learning and Data Insights

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life.We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. There are no limits to what we can achieve. So, if you want to push boundaries and change the world, DAZN is the place to be.As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry, and we're not going to stop.Because for us, it's all about Limitless Ambition - never settling, always restless, always wanting more for our customers. We're growing fast and have made a big impact so far, and that's just the beginning. There's so much we can do. Working with us is exciting, empowering and truly global.If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to succeed at DAZN. Come and join our teamDAZN – who we are and what we do:

  • Headquartered in the UK
  • 2,800 employees in over 24 countries.
  • We are home to DAZN – the largest, fastest-growing global sports streaming service
  • DAZN is live in Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Brazil, the USA, Canada, and Japan.
  • We guarantee affordable access on all devices including TVs, smartphones, tablets, games consoles and PCs
  • We work across every aspect from broadcast planning & production through to content distribution & commercialisation
  • We run some of the world's most popular sports sites, including Goal, Sporting News and Spox