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Title:  Data Engineer (Global Business Services)

Job ID:  89074
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1630

We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.


But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.




DATA ENGINEER position exists to perform development, solution rollouts and support for Markets & Regions Data services area, and works under the guidance of senior data engineers & Team Leads to maintain and develop pipelines. 
The scope includes using software engineering concepts to architect, design, develop, maintain, test, and evaluate software solutions, and lead continuous delivery process improvement with Azure Data Factory, Data Lake, Data Bricks, Azure SQL, SSIS, EDI and Synapse.
The incumbent will analyze, organize and combine raw data from different sources and build the corresponding data systems and pipelines to ensure that business needs and objectives are met with the data delivered. 
He/she will work on the Agile ways of working currently implemented in JTI and will work on specific workstreams that contains web/mobile applications specific for a business area.



Develop and maintenance of data pipelines, which includes:

  • Develop the data pipelines for the corresponding projects ensuring that are highly available, scalable, reliable, secure, and cost-effective

  • Support technical design, development, unit testing, and production deployment.  

  • Design and document the pipelines developments

  • Writes unit/integration tests, contributes to engineering wiki, and documents work.

  • Supports user testing during UAT phase and work on bug fixing 

  • Support Roll outs and deployments. 

  • Ensure Data pipelines maintenance and performance testing.


Issue resolution and operational support

  • Provide timely technical support for issue resolution including UAT and Post Go-Live support, including data maintenance and user access administration. Work with end users and other support teams and the vendor if required

  • Closely collaborate with BTS, Enterprise Architecture, GDC or other IT groups   

  • Timely update assigned tasks, provide response and solution within agreed team's timelines 

  • Daily monitor for running pipelines ensuring correctness of the execution and no business disruption

  • Raise and investigate Incidents in IT Service Portal


Platform configuration and developments

  • Ensure that standards are applied and adopt new ones coming as part of expected evolution

  • Support technical design, development and unit testing, and production deployment.  Ensure that the solution is aligned with the agreed business process design, functional design and with Microsoft Azure best practices and JTI architecture standards

  • Promote DEV/QA/PRD changes, support user testing, fine tune the solution based on testing feedback

  • Ensure consistency & standardization of the data pipelines 

  • Ensure that required system documentation is completed and delivered prior to Go-Live. Contribute to Knowledge Base creation


Project Management & Business Partnership:

  • Communicate timely on the project progress related to developments in assigned area; manage the processes of requests, approval, specifications, development, documentation and unit testing; coordinate between on-site and off-site team related to processes in assigned area; coordinates IT-related issue with global IT and other teams

  • Development of relationships with customers to understand their needs and priorities, by collecting input from customers and stakeholders; identify and propose process / service / role design improvements geared towards simplification and service level enhancement



  • University degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • 1+ year of experience in Data and Analytics from modelling and reporting standpoint

  • 1+ year exposure to IT architecture and solutioning for data flows among system and applications.

  • 1+ year delivering solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform with a special emphasis on data solutions and services - Data Factory, Data Lake, Data Bricks, Azure SQL, SSIS, EDI and Synapse

  • Fast learner and able to embrace new technologies

  • Experience with ETL tools preferable Azure Data Factory and DataBricks (or similar)

  • Azure Data Lakes experience is a big plus

  • Strong analytical skills and troubleshooting skills

  • Should have good knowledge in testing and validating data solutions 

  • Database skills, scripting and data modeling 

  • Very good written and spoken English.



  • Work in JTI GBS Philippines Taguig

  • Be covered with medical insurance and HMO upon hiring, with HMO dependent coverage and medicine allowance

  • Receive bonuses and cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance

  • Have access to over 200 company training

  • Well-being programs for employees

  • Opportunities for your career growth

  • Recreational facilities in the office - Videoke, billiard and table tennis

  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries

  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company

  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend

  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves



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