Labs Delivery Lead – Data & Innovation

  Paramedical Vacancy

Job title: Labs Delivery Lead – Data & Innovation

Company: Informa

Job description: We organise over 500 large-scale branded and transaction-oriented events in 14 specialist markets. These are typically not-to-be-missed annual events where buyers and sellers build relationships, see and show products and do business.

IIRIS Labs is a catalyst to drive technology-driven change across Informa. We are responsible to accelerate the speed of innovation across division by delivering and positioning high-profile and impactful proof-of-concepts, pilots and minimum-viable products that allow us prove hypothesis, solve business problems, and increase the value of our data assets.
We cover the end-to-end data lifecycle, always pursuing better, more cost-effective and streamlined ways to acquire data, enrich, combine and monetize our data assets.

Job Description

As the IIRIS Labs Delivery Lead you will:

  • Design, develop and explore new technologies and approaches to drive innovation within our business as part of IIRIS Labs.
  • Provide technical leadership across multiple projects within Labs
  • Guide, nurture, and coach a engineers and architects working in an agile, fast-paced environment. Lead supplier development resources.
  • Drive adoption and evolution of IIRIS based on best-in-class cloud technologies and open source solutions.


  • Hands-on experience on designing and developing modern cloud-based architectures, preferably based on AWS.
  • Excellent understanding of enterprise-scale data lakes, big data platforms and APIs.
  • Experience with Machine Learning, NLP.
  • Excellent knowledge of modern data solutions such as redshift, snowplow, no-sql.
  • Excellent knowledge and working experience on data technologies and frameworks, preferably on Python, Airflow, Glue, AWS API Gateway, SNS, SQS, Lambda
  • Experience working on or with API’s for data delivery/ingestion, e.g. REST APIs, GraphQL, etc.
  • Good understanding of Lambda and Kappa Architecture pattern.
  • Experience with Agile methodology / Kanban.

Additional Information

Alongside a competitive salary, Informa also offers the following employee benefits:

  • Season ticket loan & Cycle2work
  • Money purchased pension scheme & life assurance
  • Eye care and childcare vouchers
  • 25 days annual holiday, increasing to 27 days after 2 years, plus an extra day off for your birthday
  • Our Learning team supports year-round development, with face-to-face training, access to LinkedIn Learning and the opportunity for colleagues to earn their Certificate in Exhibition Management (CEM) in-house
  • Informa’s colleague Share Incentive Plan matches every share purchased with 2 free shares
  • Informa offers a £250 Healthy Lifestyle subsidy to spend on fitness activities and classes
  • You are given permission to take days off to volunteer with an approved scheme

We know that sometimes the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don’t fit all the requirements. If you’re excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we’re looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.

Expected salary:

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra – England

Job date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 08:54:09 GMT

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