Now Hiring for a Data Engineer!

RealityMine is a technology provider to the market research industry. We use cutting edge technology to help our clients gain a deeper insight into the digital lives of consumers.

You will be working in the data pipeline team whose main function is developing, maintaining and improving the end-to-end data pipeline at RealityMine that includes real-time data processing; extract, transform, load jobs; and data analytics on a complex and large dataset.

You will be working on complex data problems in a challenging and fun environment, using some of the latest Big Data open source technologies like Apache Spark, as well as Amazon Web Service technologies including Elastic MapReduce, Athena and Glue to develop scalable data solutions

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Adhering to Company Policies and Procedures with respect to Security, Quality and Health & Safety.
  • Writing application code and tests that conform to standards.
  • Developing software to process and generate reports on data.
  • Developing infrastructure automation and scheduling scripts.
  • Supporting the production systems running the deployed software.
  • Regularly reviewing colleagues’ work and providing helpful feedback.
  • Working with stakeholders to fully understand requirements.
  • Presenting to stakeholders to knowledge share.
  • Be the subject matter expert for the Data Pipeline and supporting processes.
  • Continually review and measure the performance of the Data Pipeline and evaluate improvements in design, architecture and tooling.

Required Skills and Experience


  • The ability the problem solve.
  • Programming experience doing data processing and manipulation.
  • Knowledge of Scala or OO language such as Java or C# – Scala is the main development language for our data pipeline, so if not already familiar with it, you will be expected to learn it as part of your work.
  • SQL or Python development experience.
  • Understanding of high-quality coding and testing practices.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and methodologies.
  • Good interpersonal skills, positive attitude, willing to help other members of the team.


  • Exposure to Apache Spark, or another Hadoop-based data processing system.
  • Knowledge of AWS or equivalent cloud technologies.
  • Understanding of database technologies and standards.
  • Experience working on large and complex datasets.
  • Understanding of infrastructure automation such as AWS CloudFormation or Terraform.
  • Exposure to Serverless technologies and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of agile software development practices including continuous integration, automated testing and working with software engineering requirements and specifications.
  • Experience using Git, Jenkins and other CI/CD tools.

RealityMine’s benefits, what we offer:

Work in a market leading technology company that helps research and marketing professionals achieve unique insights into the mobile and digital lives of consumers.

At RealityMine we do everything we can to support our people so that they can be themselves and realise their potential. We love people who are hungry for learning and achievement!

  • A dynamic and friendly office in Trafford Park, with free parking and secure bike shed
  • Variety of working environments I.e. standing desks, sofas, private working pods
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Purchase/sale of up to 5 leave days pa – after 2 years’ service
  • Life assurance
  • Workplace pension with employer contribution
  • Performance based bonus scheme
  • Informal dress code
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Branded company merchandise
  • New company laptop (Dell or Apple Mac – your choice)
  • One to one learning and development coaching sessions
  • Support and budget available for training programmes
  • Online well-being resource centre
  • Seasonal office events
  • ‘Giving back’ to Charity
  • RealityHive social events in person and virtual
  • Free breakfast, fruit, tea, coffee, juice, snacks, etc

Office table tennis table

  • Daily visit from local restaurant ‘Green Fork’ for lunch and snacks purchase
  • Building vending machines
  • On site showers

Hybrid working

  • Work from home or in the office – it’s your choice
  • Working from home equipment provided I.e. desk, screen and chair
  • RealityMine Colleague £100 pot to spend on additional working from home items
  • Office days- lunch provided for team meetings, collaborations and business needs
  • Flexibility offered on start and end times depending on personal circumstance
  • Regular virtual meetings (team and company) – via telephone and video
  • Birthday and seasonal gifts sent to your door
  • Monthly fun competitions with prizes
  • Friday virtual 3pm drinks
  • Virtual quizzes and daily celebrations