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CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Data Engineer in Houston, Texas

Data Engineer

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Data Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

City: Houston, Texas, US United States

Position ID: J1021-3874

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The Data Engineer manages one or more data engineering projects of moderate complexity. Leads or acts as key team member in defining and builds the data pipelines that will enable faster, better, data-informed decision-making within the business. Jointly designs and implements a new big data solution which supports high amounts and velocity of data and supports future growth. Identifies latest development, testing and deployment techniques to quickly deploy new releases to e.g. deploy new data pipelines and add data sources. Takes direct reports, when applicable, through Agile Framework and its respective tools. Influences stakeholders in adopting analyses / outcomes. Acts proactively to support the business to further professionalize their MI / Analytic reporting platform, using the ESSA approach. Opinions valued by business interface. Plays a prominent role in project related meetings etc. Utilises business partnering in order to gather, analyse and model data and key performance indicators of the highest complexity. Working as Data Engineering Lead to develop and deploy innovative big data platforms for advanced analytics and data processing. Works independently under broad managerial supervision.

This role is based in Houston, Texas.

Future Responsibilities:

• Develop and deploy production-grade services, and data infrastructure emphasizing performance, scalability, and self-service.

• Assume a leadership role in developing solutions with experience in continuous delivery, immutable deployments, containerization, and micro-service architectural patterns.

• Are "biased to action" and not easily blocked by problems and difficulties, instead taking ownership.

• Believe in monitoring, QA, and security as a first-class citizen in any data product.

• Excited to build data platforms and tools that abstract implementation details for developers, analysts, and data scientists, enabling data transit.

• Dedicated to automation, documentation, and collaboration at all stages of the engineering workflow.

• Passionate about mentoring colleagues and educating the organization on data engineering best practices.

• Maintain a firm understanding of the business long term goals and strategy to inform system implementation.

Required Qualifications:

• Experience in productionizing various big data technologies using open source and cloud native platforms with working experience in AWS (required).

• Hands of experience in messaging technologies i.e. Kafka, Orchestration tools i.e. Airflow, Apache Spark or Pyspark, Data visualization tools i.e. Dromio.

• Expertise in at least two of the following languages – Python, Go, NodeJS

Soft Skills & Experience

• Proven track record of building strong stakeholder relationships at different organisational levels

• Able to produce high quality business-facing deliverables and activities to drive

• Resilient and able to manage challenge and resistance

• Results/outcomes oriented, business value focused

• Confident and able to work in high-ambiguity work environment

• Excellent oral and written presentation skills.


  • Node.Js

  • Python

What you can expect from us:

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