Hi This is

Gareth Moger

Data Engineer

I am a data engineer experienced in the design, development, and maintenance of complex data infrastructure.


During my career I have worked on many aspects of the software lifecycle, building performance tested, scalable and reliable architectures using various technologies. I have the responsibility to collect client requirements, research technologies, develop proof of concept designs and iterate via testing towards a finished product and its operational maintenance. My focus is the continuous improvement and optimisation of systems, ensuring performance, security, reliability, and scalability.

What I do

Python

Pandas, Numpy, Flask/Django, PySpark

JavaScript

Node, Express, React, Angular

Infrastructure and Cloud

EC2, S3, ECS/Fargate, Glue, SQS/SNS, Athena, Lambda, serverless/microservices architecture.

Database/Data Warehouse

PostgresSQL, Redshift, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB

Technical Leadership

Architecting, coaching developers, transparent, accountable, and reliable

Data Pipelines

ETL/ELT methodologies, Integration, Data modelling, SQL

Data Delivery

BI integration, REST API development, web/mobile application integration

Distributed Storage/Compute

Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Kafka

Build/Deploy/Other

Docker, Terraform, CloudFormation, CodeBuild/Deploy, Jira, Splunk, Git, TDD

Sys Admin

Linux Bash, Nginx, Apache, Gunicorn, SFTP, Samba, SSL configuration

  • Experience

  • Head of Data Engineering at Jisc

    2018 - present

    I work as the technical lead on data infrastructure to build new products and services that drive the education sector towards a modern digital experience in teaching and learning.


    At the heart of this is a Data Hub, housing multiple relational and schemaless databases, REST API’s and an ecosystem of integrations which capture the student digital footprint.

  • Data Developer/Analyst at Kingston and Cardiff Universities

    June 2016 - January 2018

    Developed analytics service to inform the strategic and operational management of the University.

  • Systems Developer/Analyst at Cardiff University

    August 2012 - October 2015

    Support the implementation, development and maintenance of corporate systems and deliver data analytics and business intelligence platforms from them.

  • Systems and Data Analyst at NHS Wales

    May 2006 - July 2012

    Support the implementation, development and maintenance of corporate systems and deliver data analytics and business intelligence platforms from them.

Media and blog posts

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Jisc's Learning Analytics platform

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Data driven insights for student success

Where to find me