Data Engineer - Palantir Foundry

  • Job Reference: LH186
  • Date Posted: 12 July 2021
  • Recruiter: ShareForce Ltd
  • Location: Hampshire, England
  • Salary: £500 to £550 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: £500 - 550 per day
  • Sector: Flexible Resourcing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is fantastic opportunity at the forefront of cloud technology. The Data Engineer will work in a cutting edge public-sector project, seeking to exploit data for the benefit of the nation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to use their analytical abilities to decipher highly sensitive data and design the front end of the mission critical application.


  • Analyse raw data and end user requirements to build Front End dashboard for effective reporting
  • Identify and model \"as is\" and \"to be\" data landscapes, involving a vast array for data points
  • Improve approaches to efficiently handle ever-increasing volumes of data
  • Lead end-to-end design and implementation of common components the improve our ability to write efficient and reliable data pipelines
  • Evaluate and propose the best tooling and processes for data access and analysis
  • Engage and collaborate in a modern, agile, multi disciplinary team to produce high quality output

Required Technical Skills:

  • Experience working in an environment that supports data analysis, experimentation, Machine Learning modelling and its integration into a product
  • Demonstrable experience in working with large volumes of data
  • Experience building dashboards / analytics front ends
  • Strong User Interface Design skills
  • Desired experience of dashboard development on Palantir Foundry
  • Required technical languages: Typescript, Slate & PySpark

Required Non-technical Skills:

  • Excellent consulting / stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong experience working in an Agile, GDS led environment
  • Appreciation for agile working methods and Government Digital Service standards
  • Willingness to be part of the work-shopping / requirement gathering / definition side of the engagement
  • ACTIVE SC level security clearance

Additional Information:

  • IR35 Status: OUTSIDE
  • Rate offered: £550 per day
  • Commencing: ASAP
  • Duration: 7 Months (Initially)
  • Location: Hampshire / Remote