Data Platform Engineer

Takeda UK Ltd.

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
by agreement
Wage (gross)
2 300 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job starts from 2300 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Position is part of our new Technical Capability Center (TCC) based in Bratislava.

The Data Platform Engineer is an IT partner for the building and delivering data platforms, and will collaborate with different BU. You will be responsible for building/managing/enhancing the Enterprise Data backbone based on multiple AWS services. It is expected that you will architect and build out the data platforms.

• Develop data driven solutions utilizing current and next generation technologies to meet evolving business needs.
• Develop application systems that comply with the standard system development methodology and concepts for design, programming, backup, and recovery to deliver solutions that have superior performance and integrity.
• Contribute to determining programming approach, tools, and techniques that best meet the business requirements.
• Understand and follow the PDP process to develop, deploy and deliver the solutions.
• Be pro-active and diligent in identifying and communicating design and development issues.
• Utilize multiple development languages/tools such as Python, SPARK, Hive to build prototypes and evaluate results for effectiveness and feasibility.
• Operationalize open source data-analytic tools for enterprise use.
• Develop real-time data ingestion and stream-analytic solutions leveraging technologies such as Kafka, Apache Spark, Python and AWS based solutions.
• Custom Data pipeline development (Cloud and locally hosted)
• Work heavily within the Cloud ecosystem and migrate data
• Provide support for deployed data applications and analytical models by being a trusted advisor to Data Scientists and other data consumers by identifying data problems and guiding is-sue resolution with partner Data Engineers and source data providers.
• Provide subject matter expertise in the analysis, preparation of specifications and plans for the development of data processes.
• Ensure proper data governance policies are followed by implementing or validating Data Line-age, Quality checks, classification, etc

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• 5+ years of experience in IT field, with a focus in BI (Business Intelligence and Data Analytics)
• Experience with the AWS cloud platform along with technologies including Python, PySpark, KAFKA, SCALA and Databricks
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Experience working in a collaborative environment, including supporting and teaching other team members
• Ability to quickly identify an opportunity and recommend possible technical solutions.
• Very strong customer-facing experience
• Experience in an analytical role in the healthcare industry would be advantage


Brief description of the company

Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism – Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance – and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.

Takeda is an equal opportunity employer.

We are taking a giant step forward to create a future-ready organization that evolves at the speed of science and technology, to meet the needs of patients by seeking and incorporating novel digital capabilities, data, and agile methodologies. Our aim is to provide digital solutions that are personalized to each patient’s unique needs and health circumstances. With individual care at the center, we can support patients in actively managing their personal care journey – from the moment they are diagnosed through treatment and beyond. Our Digital and IT team plays an integral role in accelerating this exciting journey.

Company address

Great Britain


Kontaktná osoba: Ewa Nalepka
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ID: 4063203  Dátum zverejnenia: 16.4.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 300 EUR/month