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Remote Lead Data Engineer
Kingfisher plc

Remote Lead Data Engineer

Kingfisher plc
Krakow, Lesser Poland
6 107 - 7 085 USDGross/month - Permanent
Type of work
Employment Type
Operating mode

Tech stack


Job description

Online interview
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Lead Data Engineer

We are going through and exciting period of change and are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Lead Data Engineer to join our Data Engineering team. You will work as part of our exciting greenfield tech hub covering all facets of technology within Kingfisher.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day performance and productivity of a small team, leading by example whilst driving quality and ensuring delivery to scope.

If you're looking for an exciting opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and make a real impact building better software, this is the job for you! 

Who we are and what we create?

Kingfisher plc is an international home improvement company with approximately 1,380 stores, supported by a team of 80,000 colleagues. We operate in 8 countries across Europe under retail banners including Castorama, B&Q, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, TradePoint and Koçtaş.

At Kingfisher, our purpose is to make home improvement accessible for everyone. In 2017 we opened a Global Business Services (GBS) Centre in Krakow, these roles will form part of the greenfield tech hub covering all facets of technology within Kingfisher working in tandem with our global colleagues.


Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

•       Work across multiple agile teams, advising, mentoring and line managing other Data Engineers.

•       Act as an escalation point for Teams, unblocking technical or project related issues to maintain project progress.

•       Support the Data Engineering Manager with resourcing and other day to day management duties.

•       Maintain high performing teams by driving continuous improvement of engineering and agile practices and standards.

•       Be an active member of the Kingfisher wide technical lead team to help define development processes, and code quality standards, also serve as a technical leader within the organisation.

•       Promote TDD to design and develop operationally maintainable solutions in accordance with Kingfisher standards.

•       Where required, work as part of team in a highly collaborative manner, delivering business value of a high, maintainable quality.

•       Ensure competence in the specialism is sustained, developed and encouraged within your team by being a data engineer with a passion for leading and coaching.

Required Skills & Experience:

•       Developer / engineering background of large scale distributed data processing systems (or experience in equal measure). Can provide constructive feedback based on knowledge.

•       Highly knowledgeable about data modelling, governance, security, access and storage.

•       Programming in one or more languages within our data eco-system e.g. Python.

•       Implement cloud data technologies on either GCP, Azure or AWS.

•       Can articulate and evangelise shortening the systems development life cycle while also delivering features, fixes, and updates frequently in close alignment with business objectives.

•       Worked in an Agile delivery framework.


What we offer

  • Private medical healthcare at LUXMED (including dentalcare) for you and your family
  • Medicover sports card (Fit&More package)
  • Life insurance financed by the employer
  • Training & Buddy programme that will allow you to quickly adapt to your new role
  • Wellbeing programme for employees
  • Co-financing of monthly tickets for the public transport in Krakow
  • Language courses, accounting courses, access to LinkedIn Learning and the possibility of co-financing studies and certification
  • Employee referral programme




6 107 - 7 085 USD