Senior Compute Optimisation Engineer

Job title: Senior Compute Optimisation Engineer

Location: West Midlands (Hybrid 3 office days)


About the client and role

Our client an automotive technology leader is in search of a Senior Compute Optimisation Engineer. You will be tasked with collaborating with colleagues dedicated to optimising resource usage to deliver operational Use Cases that support business decisions.


  • Always be seeking opportunities for cost optimization
  • Providing expertise in AWS Cloud cost monitoring and optimization
  • Streamlining large databases and associated ETL pipelines, handling structured and unstructured data from various sources
  • Analysing data to generate statistical insights across production, financials, customer forecasts, and product data
  • Utilizing multiple programming languages to transform big data into optimized datasets
  • Translating technical data into actionable insights for stakeholders
  • Contributing to the development of optimized interactive dashboards with real-time data visualization
  • Understanding program and product delivery phases to provide expert analysis throughout the lifecycle
  • Integrating disparate data feeds using both new and legacy technologies to create scalable datasets
  • Overseeing the creation and monitoring of compute costs, taking corrective action when necessary
  • Ensuring documentation and procedures align with internal practices and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Optimizing systems for all hardware and technology resources

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics, or Systems/Software Engineering or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Systems, or equivalent Electronic Discipline
  • 5 years of experience in data engineering or optimization supporting high-volume manufacturing operations
  • 5 years of experience in multinational organizations with international, cross-functional teams
  • Expertise across multiple SQL platforms and advanced proficiency in Python and PySpark platforms, with demonstrated capability to optimize data transfers and compute utilization
  • Specific expertise in SQL and database administration tuning development
  • Experience in AWS Cloud optimization and cost modelling
  • Skills in performance optimization to modify Python/R/SQL code and reduce data transfers and compute utilization
  • Proficiency in configuring cost monitoring and alarm tools
  • Experience in developing data mining methods and tools
  • Knowledge of data lineage, transformation, and quality analysis
  • Experience in Data Pipeline Architecture
  • Experience in working within an integrated data teams, with strong business analysis
  • Have great attention to detail with the ability to identify deviations from defined equipment standards
  • Able to work efficiently under tight deadlines to meet business requirements
  • Highly self-motivated, target-focused, and flexible in approach
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

About CLM

At CLM, we’re obsessed with creating a better executive search experience for our candidates and clients in the automotive industry. With over 25 years of international experience providing staffing solutions at C-Suite, Leadership and Management levels, we go above and beyond to ensure your needs always come first.

Unfortunately, due to the high level of applications, we are not physically able to get back to every candidate that applies. Please follow our CLM page https://www.clmsearch.com/careers/ for regular job updates and we hope to support you with your next venture.

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