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Title:  Data Engineer Manager

Job ID:  83004
Country:  Romania
City:  Bucharest
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Bucharest, B, RO, 020335


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Location: Romania, Bucharest

Role: Permanent 




Data Engineer Manager 


What this position is about - Purpose: 


DATA ENGINEER MANAGER role is to develop and maintain efficient and scalable Data projects in the JTI’s Central Data Lake Platform. The incumbent will ensure the efficient and qualitative development support for global relevant applications and projects under the Data Platform and Operations team governance. 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 explore new ways to enhance data quality and reliability with the aim to provide most optimal data assets for Data Analyst and Data Scientists to consume. The incumbent has to ensure that reporting consultants will timely assess and implement global changes and projects. He/she also coordinates the solution delivery by reviewing and monitoring the development efforts, project plans and assignments. 


What will you do - Responsibilities: 


  •  Implement modern data solutions with Azure Data Factory, Data Lake, Data Bricks, Azure SQL and Synapse
  • Analyze the impact of new and evolving business requirements and explore the feasibility of how to accommodate them
  • Work with Data & Analytics, IT-BTS and Functions together with external development teams in order to ensure that the configuration and customization meet business requirements and performance baseline
  • Follow up with external developers on problems & incidents related to Central Data Lake Platform processes and failures, ensure that the cause is identified and fixed
  • Perform UAT and performance & regression testing of new and existing developments to ensure accurate and efficient operation using best practices
  • Support production systems including issue resolution
  • Develop enhancements, changes based upon functional or technical specifications
  • Monitor system and projects pipelines performance



Who are we looking for - Requirements: 


  • College or University degree

  • 10+ years of experience in Data and Analytics from modelling and reporting standpoint

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

  • 3+ years delivering solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform with a special emphasis on data solutions and services

  • DEVOPS, CI/CD and Data project management 

  • Strong analytical skills and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent team leadership and communication skills.

  • Should have good knowledge in testing and validating Analytical solutions 

  • Azure Data Lakes experience plus DataBricks and Data Factory

  • Very good understanding of Azure PaaS management and resource monitoring 

  • Very good Database skills (Azure SQL and Synapse), scripting and data modeling

  • Very good written and spoken English.


What are the next steps in the – Recruitment process: 


  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role – we look forward to your application! 

  • If your profile matches the role requirements, our recruiter will get in touch to schedule a meeting 

  • If successful, you will discuss the role with the Line Manager 





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