Senior Data Engineer- DaaS

Harvey Nash Consulting (Scotland) Limited



Contract posted on April 1, 2024

Hourly/Day Rate or Project Value

Hourly Rate £400 per day
Daily Rate £400 - £480 per day + Outside IR35
Project Value

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Scotland, UK


Harvey Nash Consulting (Scotland) Limited

Senior Data Engineer- DAAS – Initial 6 Month Contract (with extension opportunity) – Up to £480 a day (Outsider IR35) – Remote working, however, will be required to come to the Edinburgh based office for essential meetings (once a month or so) – Public Sector

Significant commercial experience with the following technology:
● MongoDB ● Postgres ● AWS IAM, S3, EC2, RDS ● Ansible ● Typescript ● CDK and AWS Development tools including Cloud Formation ● SQL ● Monitoring solutions (e.g., CloudWatch, Grafana)

Other Essential Skills Include:

  • Design and implementation of solutions using a service-based and serverless architecture.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication, and teamwork skills.
  • Experience working in the Agile delivery models – such as Scrum and/or Kanban frameworks.
  • Cloud database monitoring, telemetry, intelligence tools and processes.
  • Defining infrastructure-as-code.
  • Testing of disaster recovery procedures.
  • Data replication and high-availability technology

Main Duties Include:

  • Major version upgrade of the current on-prem MongoDB Estate.
  • Major version upgrades to multiple on-prem Postgres databases.
  • Support development teams with on-prem migrations to AWS RDS.
  • Help migrate our current on-prem Grafana instance to containers deployed on OpenShift.
  • Support the Database team with ongoing BAU tasks such as upgrading, patching, automation, and monitoring improvements etc.
  • Help fixing the Support Requests raised by our stakeholders.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please apply using the link above. Applicants must hold, or be happy to apply for a valid Basic Disclosure Scotland. Please click the link to apply.