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Title:  Data Engineer Manager

Job ID:  83010
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 






What this position is about - Purpose: 


The Data Platform Engineer Manager provides guidance on design and management of data for data applications, formulates best practices and development standards, organizes processes for data management, governance and evolution. He/She builds processes and tools to maintain high data availability, quality and maintainability. He/She will develop and maintain architectural roadmap for data products and data services and ensure alignment with the business and Enterprise Architecture strategies and standards. 


What will you do - Responsibilities: 


The manager will:

  • Determine technical solutions that further business goals and align with corporate technology strategies, keeping in mind performance, reliability, scalability, usability, security, flexibility, and cost
  • Explore new ways to implement/automate data quality and reliability processes with the aim to reduce development times and to provide most optimal and cost effective data assets for Data Analyst and Data Scientists to consume
  • Define best practices for source code control and align with DEVOPS platform. Ensure that traceability of source code is always possible to help and facilitate the maintenance and tracking of releases to Production specially in cases of roll-backs 
  • Manage the Power BI service incl. architecture, operations, change requests, incident management, financials and data protection
  • Participate along with data engineers in the onboarding of new projects
  • Define and propose PoC's to test and assess new Azure or Power BI functionalities
  • Provide consultancy for new projects and support the customer in finding the best solution/architecture for reporting, visualization and data models in Power BI
  • 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
  • Monitor and continuous follow-up of incident resolution in the CDLP
  • Design monitoring processes for performance and consumption in every CDLP project
  • Discover and design enhancements in the CDLP processes



Who are we looking for - Requirements: 


  • College or University degree

  • 10+ years of experience in Data and Analytics with high exposure to IT architecture and solutioning for data flows among system and applications

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

  • 5+ years delivering solutions on the Power BI platform with a special emphasis on architecture, security and maintenance

  • 5+ years of DEVOPS, CI/CD

  • Azure Data Lakes, DataBricks and Data Factory experience is a must

  • Experience in Power BI reporting solutions and Capacity Management

  • CI/CD experience and Microsoft DEVOPS solution is a must

  • Very good understanding of Azure PaaS management and resource monitoring and security principles

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

  • Strong analytical skills and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent team leadership and communication skills

  • 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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