Senior Executive Data Engineer

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology
Contact name: Samrudhi Manghate

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15791
Published: 2 months ago

As a Senior Data Engineer you will play a vital role collaborating as part of a cross-functional agile to create and enhance data ingestion pipelines, address big data challenges and build business-critical products using a variety of cutting-edge tools. The Senior Data Engineer will take a leading role in the selection of data technologies adopted, the architecture, the development of the data pipelines across the ecosystem. The Senior Data Engineer will also be responsible for exposing data from a central location with the aim of making it easy for integration, BI, reports, analytics, and other data consumers to build data-driven solutions, features and insights.

Key Accountabilities/Key Activities

  • Own the data technology stack, its design, development and operation throughout.
  • Lead the implementation process of the data platforms to be adopted by the business.
  • Do regular assessments to maintain the quality and keep the technology up to date across industry standards.
  • Develop automated data pipelines required from the broad operational systems into the data warehouse.
  • Develop a sound data architectural model to support the growth strategy of the business.
  • Maintain data-related documentation and proactively provide knowledge sharing sessions with fellow colleagues, possibly including training sessions.
  • Using data analytics platforms, help develop reports and real-time dashboards required to understand the performance of the various insights and forecasts.
  • Have a constant review of data pipelines to maintain the highest level of data quality.
  • Support and data-related queries and investigate any data quality issues which might be raised from time to time.
  • Follow and apply best practices while building the data streaming framework.
  • Maintain transparent communication within the team / other departments within the company.
  • Participate in brainstorming meetings to discuss existing issues and new ideas.
  • Working on Proof of Concept for selected technologies that are yet to be adopted.


Technical/Professional Expertise

  • Candidates must have a degree level of education in Information Technology.
  • Have minimum 3+ years hands-on experience as a Data Engineer.
  • Experience in the selection and implementation of new data platforms.
  • Extensive experience in using cloud-based data warehouse, ETL, integration, visualization tools and data modelling.
  • Comfortable to work within an agile delivery framework.
  • A Qualification/Certification with a focus on data engineering would be an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge in Scala, Python, or Java.
  • Familiarity with Orchestration tools such as Talend and Airflow.
  • Cloud computing experience on AWS, Microsoft Azure, or GCP.
  • Preferably has experience with SQL, SSIS, Power BI, Azure technologies (Azure SQL, Azure Data Factory, Data Lake, Databrick).
  • Stream data processing experience with technologies like Kinesis Streams, Pulsar, Kafka, Apache Nifi, Flink and Spark.
  • Experience with ELK Stack or similar technologies
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment whilst interacting with a variety of different disciplines
  • Proven ability to prioritize and deal with problems systematically and provide clear communications regarding the issues, resolution times and solutions