Job Description

Data Engineer Lead – Manager/Senior Manager

Key Responsibilities

As part of the Data Engineering practice, some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Developing, testing and implementing business systems of the highest complexity
  • Ensures cross team integration and proper hand-offs of code/tasks to meet schedules
  • Designs reusable software components and incorporates reusable assets into the application design
  • Research and evaluate Data Engineering tools and frameworks
  • Participate on POCs and assist in client presentations
  • Assist engineering leadership in hiring and interviewing top talent
  • Mentor junior staff conduct design/code/test reviews
  • Assist in developing centre of excellence, best practices, documentation, re-usable assets
  • Proficient in distributed architecture, understanding of required infrastructure setup
  • Mentor junior team members


  • Minimum 15+ years of experience with significant experience in the Data Engineering space
  • Experience in designing and building robust and highly scalable data platform and data pipelines
  • Experience with leading a team of experienced Data Engineers
  • Prior experience working in the consulting space will be highly advantageous
  • Strong programming proficiency using 1 or 2 of the following languages: Scala, Python, Java
  • Extensive experience with data modelling and designing/supporting both streaming and batch ETL pipelines
  • Clear understanding of distributed computing, especially in databases
  • Hands-on in SQL and NOSQL with a deep understanding of query optimization
  • Experience with open-source technologies (Spark, Kafka, Presto, Hive, Cassandra etc.)
  • Experience working on any of the Cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure)
  • Good to have: Certification for Data Engineers or Solution Architect in 1 or more Cloud Technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Strong communications skills and presentation skills to C levels
  • Ability to manage numerous requests concurrently and be able to prioritize and deliver



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