Data Engineer; Leading Media Agency

My client is a growing global media agency that is built for brands who challenge the status quo. This role sits within a niche and specialised business unit so has a start up mentality but with the back up and support of a global giant! They are based in offices in Shoreditch.

The Job

  • Taking ownership of agency’s data backbone systems for reporting and leading the data onboarding for new clients
  • Defining the data analytics technology road map to enable more sophisticated data science projects
  • Being a trusted advisor to our clients and internal teams when it comes to data engineering
  • Balancing longer-term vision and short-term requirements pragmatically
  • Mentoring team members within data and analytics team and being the bridge between the business unit and wider technology teams within the group




  • You are likely to have relevant agency experience, be passionate, ambitious, and curious
  • Degree(s) or working experiences in science/engineering fields
  • Extensive data system development experience (e.g. interacting with APIs using Python or other languages; data manipulation with SQL)
  • Good Sound experience with common cloud based data analytics architecture (e.g. AWS based  and/or Google Cloud Platform based)
  • Knowledge of common marketing technology platforms (e.g. DoubleClick stack, AdWords, Facebook) as well as their reporting APIs and logs (e.g. data transfer files in DoubleClick stack)
  • Good knowledge of ad-serving and media agency workflow
  • Strong numeracy, attention to detail and time management
  • Good written and verbal presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team but also a self-starter
  • Experience with popular libraries in R or Python for data analysis (e.g. for python, numpy, pandas, scikit learn)
  • Passionate about data visualisation
  • Basic knowledge in statistics - descriptive statistics, regression, probability, sampling, hypothesis testing
  • Basic understanding of attribution and marketing mix modelling
  • Experience with using experimental design and/or econometrics modelling to scientifically evaluate campaign performance and testing results


Apply Now

You can apply for this role now by sending us your CV or by calling us now!  

Ali Kennedy

Senior Manager

0203 728 2972

We recruit for a variety of opportunities in Digital so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you. You can learn more about me by looking me up on LinkedIn.  Search for Ali Kennedy.    

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