Data Engineer (Contract)

London, United Kingdom


Kafka Scala AWS

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Depop is looking for an experienced Data Engineer to join on a contract!

Data is at the heart of what we do...

Our platform receives 10,000’s of requests every second; we’re looking to cut through the noise, leverage this vast data, and find value. We’re building scalable and robust systems to harvest, process and analyze the vast data within our tech ecosystem. With an increasing demand to service other areas of the business, and ultimately our 14 million users, you’ll be at the forefront of pioneering Data-as-a-Service.

You’ll be...

  • building upon and delivering our technical roadmap by engineering a best-in-class, scalable data infrastructure, focusing on scalability, availability, and ensuring data integrity
  • sharing your extensive technical knowledge in this domain with junior members of the team

You have…

  • depth of experience as a data engineer; designing, building and maintaining vast cloud-based data processing and warehousing systems (batch or stream), preferably on a PB-scale, through leveraging the latest data engineering technologies (we love AWS, Scala, Spark and Kafka)
  • ability to have an impact quickly, from prototype to production


#11 Fastest Growing Startup 2018 - The Sunday Times Tech Track 100. We are the social marketplace where over 10M people come to buy, sell and discover unique items. Our mission is to empower creative minds by making our platform the place for the most vibrant communities in the world.

1M active users

~200K API requests / min.