GCP Cloud Engineer

Data, Analytics & Insight Manchester, Manchester


Position at MediaCom

Hello. We are MediaCom.

We believe in People First, Better Results.

MediaCom unleashes brands’ growth by helping them See the Bigger Picture. This means that we apply our unique ‘Systems Thinking’ philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future.

As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges.

Our success is underpinned by our long-standing ‘People First, Better Results’ belief. We know that by investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our clients’ businesses.

In 2020 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Eurobest and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards.

MediaCom is one of the world’s leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$17.6 billion (Source: COMvergence, 2020), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries. Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Groupe PSA, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

To find out more about MediaCom visit us here:  www.mediacom.com

About the role:

Our Systems Technology team are responsible for delivering industry-leading data solutions, insight and analysis to our ever-growing client portfolio. We use Google Cloud (currently migrating from SQL) to build rich databases, transforming and moulding data from a variety of sources, such as Google Analytics, Campaign Manager and client data. We then transform this data into graphically engaging reporting that provides meaningful and relevant insights to our clients and internal teams.

As a GCP Cloud Engineer, you’ll play a vital role in leading our migration from SQL to GCP. You will be inquisitive, you will question everything and you will do things right. You will have the ability to drive our architecture forward and future proof our data requirements. Working across the team and the wider business, gathering requirements from client teams and other stakeholders, you will be responsible for growing our new GCP infrastructure and becoming the architect of our data solutions. Supporting the wider business functions to utilise and understand the importance of data and working with our visualisation functions to support the back-end of our client dashboards and internal reporting structures.

This is an exciting data-driven role and we’re looking for someone to take it to the next level. Solving complex problems is something you do for fun. You possess great attention to detail and a flair for ripping things apart to find out what they do and why – with the goal of making them even better! You will have the determination to advance our data architecture, developing new ideas and helping us to add even more value to our clients.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to become part of one of the most innovative and progressive Media agencies in the world. You’ll have opportunities to gain exposure to our tech, our amazing internal teams, our industry-leading clients and the chance to build your career & your future the way you want it!

About the person we’re looking for

  • 1+ Year of core GCP dev experience – using Cloud Functions, AirFlow , Big Query & Google Storage
  • 3+ years of experience in an analytical/developer role with an emphasis on data solutions
  • A practical working knowledge of the SQL stack
  • Experience of reporting BI tools - ideally Tableau AND/OR R-Shiny, SSRS, Qliksense, Power BI
  • Knowledge of web analytics platforms such as Google Analytics, DataStudio & Campaign Manager
  • A good understanding of business performance metrics
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and a commitment to data integrity
  • The ability to manage projects and processes independently
  • Willingness and capability to support junior colleagues

If you have the skills and experience for this challenging and exciting role, we would like to hear from you!

We welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at MediaCom North.

Mediacom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, colour, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.