Data Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom · Technology


Role- Data Engineer

Company- Photobox

Location- London

What You’ll Be Doing?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our data engineering function at Photobox and help us build out our data ingress, storage and processing platform. As a Data Engineer, you will have a coaching style to help others in the team deliver effectively against goals. As a senior member of the team, you also have a good understanding of architectural practices.

You will be responsible for evolving our brand new data platform building new data flows, as well as optimizing and maintaining our legacy data platform and data pipelines. You are a passionate data engineer, pipeline builder and data wrangler with a keen orientation to stakeholders.

You will work closely with the BI, data science and analytics teams as well as architects in order to establish a trusted data culture in the organisation.

You must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. You will be excited by the prospect of being part of the team in charge of building a real-time event-driven big data platform, using the most cutting-edge software and services.

You will always be passionate about delivering high-quality software.

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About You

This role will be working with an established team of data engineers running a portion of our mission-critical e-commerce platform. You will be seen as someone who has a ‘how can I help’ attitude forging mutual respect and trust.

You are a great team player, happy to get stuck in with everything; no ivory tower hierarchies here. You will naturally do everything necessary to ship on time, on spec and on budget. You are uplifting and good fun to be around; optimistic in nature, able to laugh often. You don't take yourself too seriously but you take your work very seriously..

You insist on the highest standards on everything you do. You are right a lot but are also able to be vocally self-critical and immune to loss aversion.

You are a strong communicator understanding how to get the best from others ensuring the message you are trying to portray is the message that is being received.

What experience will you have?

Nice to have:


A taste of what to expect as part of the team

Our awesome new home in Clerkenwell - Herbal House - is a real ‘wow’ moment. It reflects our drive and ambition to make even more moments real for our customers; With loads of natural light, spaces to collaborate that support our ways of working plus great neighbourhood bars & restaurants we’re proud to call it home.

Together we have bundles of ambition and actively support each other to hit our goals and drive the business forward


Since Photobox was founded in 2000 we've worked obsessively to simplify the printing and personalising of digital photos online. From humble origins (a first day's sale of just £2.70 - albeit to a customer we're proud to still serve today) Photobox has grown to become the European market-leader in photo-based products serving millions of customers a year in over ten markets.

Whether it's personalised canvases, calendars, mugs, jigsaws, phone covers, or our classic photo books, Photobox has a wide range of products perfect for every occasion.

We understand special moments deserve to be cherished that's why we treat every order as if it's our own. From births to birthdays, holidays to honeymoons, Christmas to Valentine's Day and everything in between, our teams focus on the delivery of a brilliant end to end experience from the digital journey through to high-quality products arriving into our customers' hands.

We’re part of Photobox Group, Europe’s leading retailer of personal and personalised products. Our family of brands – Photobox, Hofmann, PosterXXL, Moonpig and Greetz – make millions of moments real for our customers around the world.

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