EDP Real-Time Lead Engineer, Northampton

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Linum Consult’s client is a leading international finance company, currently seeking an Enterprise Data Platforms Real-Time Lead Engineer to develop, deliver and maintain a central enterprise streaming platform catering to multiple tenants. This role will be based in Northampton.


  • Collaborating with a team of peers to design, architect, engineer, and support a central enterprise platform that specialises in the transportation and processing of streaming data
  • Championing the adoption of the platform by creating compelling incentives in the form of automated services, lean processes, and quality documentation
  • Providing technical support as architectural and engineering guidance and expertise to new and existing clients on the platform


  • Strong experience of developing Java-based applications following good design principles
  • Excellent ability to engineer large, distributed platforms, including end-to-end infrastructure, data, and application development
  • Demonstrable experience of writing streaming applications on Kafka
  • Strong adaptability: able to pick up new languages, such as Python, SQL, and others
  • Experience working with container technologies: Docker, Docker-Compose, Kubernetes, and others
  • Experience with monitoring tools: AppDynamics, ELK, Grafana
  • Background of working with developer tools: Git, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, SonarQube, and IDE of choice
  • Familiar with working in a Hybrid-Cloud environment: AWS, Azure, Datacentres, and others
  • Familiar with working in an Agile structure (Scrum or Kanban) with project management tools: Jira, BitBucket


If you fulfil ALL of the key criteria for this position, then please submit your application for the attention of Fatima Rodriguez to If your application is successful you will be contacted within 48 hours for a further discussion.

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