Data Engineering Manager

Discipline: Technology, Data Analytics & BI
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15346
Published: about 2 months ago
Our client is currently looking for a Data Engineering Manager who will be primarily responsible for team development, leadership, Big Data Platform strategy and execution, direction on design of data pipelines and managing operations.

  • Directing the necessary re-architecture and general design improvement of the data engineering ecosystem that comprises the data ingestion processes, data flows, the data lake, the data warehouse and BI platform
  • Managing, motivating and mentoring the team whilst ensuring succession planning and career guidance for the respective team members
  • Helping to enforce technical architecture and documentation standards, policies and quality assurance procedures
  • Coordinating and providing technical leadership to other members of the team on application design and development
  • Following the project work plans to meet functionality requirements, project objectives and timelines
  • Helping in the diagnosis and resolve of critical issues and liaise with other members of the team and other teams within the organisation to arrive to a solution
  • Proactively proposing enhancements to existing processes and liaising with Technical Architects to introduce new technologies which facilitate the BI and development process
  • Undertaking any other related tasks as directed by senior management

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT/Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in data engineering environments, data warehousing and ETL design
  • Project management experience related to data architecture overhaul
  • Excellent knowledge of distributed processing systems used for big data workloads
  • Experience in defining and adhering to data governance frameworks
  • Applied experience and skills in building data workflows with industry standard tooling and be able to programmatically schedule them
  • Experience and knowledge in OLAP Technology;
  • Experience in MS BI Stack (SSIS/SSRS/SSAS)
  • Have working knowledge of visualization tools such as Microsoft Power BI, Tableau or Qlik Sense
  • Highly skilled in SQL and have mastery of a programming or scripting language (Java, Scala, Python etc.…)
  • Highly self-driven, motivated individual who firmly believes in a growth-based culture
  • Experience in managing or leading a medium sized team or larger
  • Certified and have experience in Cloud-based infrastructure
  • Have experience and knowledge in Dimensional Modelling in Data Warehousing
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Have working experience with data warehousing infrastructure
  • Familiar with development approaches of CI/CD, continuous testing, Microservices and containerization
  • A solid understanding together with applied experience of stream, message and event based real time architectures
  • Worked within agile frameworks and very familiar with its mindset