The what3words team is on a mission to create the global standard for communicating location. We’re making the world an easier, more efficient and safer place for everyone.

Our what3words technology is being used everywhere people need to talk about location; for deliveries, logistics, e-commerce, ride-hailing, in cars and for sports and social activities. Each of these users and use cases generates data we analyse to make our products better and helps us understand our customers.

We are looking for an experienced data engineer to work with our Growth and Engineering teams to help build out data pipelines to enable analytics. We aggregate data from our apps and website as well as from from third party client APIs and other sources. As well as understanding our user growth we’re also keen to track offline to online journeys


    • Python
    • Airflow
    • Strong knowledge of data processing pipelines
    • Ingestion of external data using standard and custom libraries
    • ETL, cleanup, aggregation and making it available for analysis
    • ~5 years experience with databases such as BigQuery or PostgreSQL and with SQL queries/query optimisation

Desirable Skills

    • Experience with data visualisation tools (primarily Data Studio)
    • Knowledge of a range of third party data sources and APIs (eg, GA, Matamo, Facebook, LinkedIn
    • Experience of distributed/automated workflows and technologies (Docker, K8S, Spark)

You will have

    • A proven focus on high quality data engineering work and attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills including being able to work across different departments
    • A passion for development and staying current with technology trends
    • Natural curiosity about data and trends
    • The ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment


Salary Competitive

25 days holiday

Share options


Private healthcare

Cycle to work

VDU eye tests


Free breakfast & snacks

Birthday vouchers

Weekly lunch & learn sessions

Regular team lunches & team socials

Sports and hobbies clubs

**Tier 2 sponsorship available for candidates requiring a UK work visa**

Diversity & Inclusion

Our mission is to help everyone talk about everywhere, and we believe diverse perspectives make for a better company and better products too. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and are committed to equality and inclusivity in our hiring processes and company culture.