Data Engineer

  • Location

    UAE - Abu Dhabi

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  • Contact:

    Talesha-Cherie van der Linde

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -042019-93189

  • Published:

    5 days ago

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  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Talesha-Cherie van der Linde

Job description

Our client is a leading AI company focused on Smart Government programs, public safety, economic planning, and national happiness. They strive at actionable intelligence for safer and smarter cities across these product offerings: data science, data management, intelligence, advisory services. HQ in Abu Dhabi UAE, with a fresh office opening in Minsk, Belarus where you will be based.

As a Data Engineer in their team, you will be responsible for assessing complex new data sources and quickly turning these into business insights. You will visually demonstrate data concepts and use-cases that will provide business value to our customers. You also will support the implementation and integration of these new data sources into our Big Data platform.

Applicants should not need a visa to work in Belarus

Excellent command of written and spoken English & Russian is desired


  • You manage Data Warehouse/Data Lake plans for a product or a group of products.
  • You are a Team-Player, collaborating with engineers, product managers and product analysts to understand data needs.
  • You build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.
  • You design, build and launch new Data Models in production.
  • You design, build and launch new data extraction, transformation and loading processes in production.
  • You are detailed, defining and managing SLAs for all data sets in allocated areas of ownership
  • You work with data infrastructure to triage INFRA issues and drive to resolution.
  • You transform ambiguity into clarity.
  • You enjoy collaborating in a multicultural and diverse environment that expands to include various geographic locations.
  • You have stellar communication skills, effectively expressing yourself. You convey and receive information in a clear, credible and consistent manner.

Education and Skills:

  • 2+ years' experience with Data Warehouse/Data Lake
  • 2+ years' experience in custom ETL design, implementation and maintenance.
  • 2+ years' experience with either a MapReduce, SPARK or a MPP system.
  • 2+ years' experience with Schema design/Dimensional Data Modeling/No SQL Data Modeling.
  • 2+ years' experience in writing SQL statements.
  • Experience with a Cloud provider such as GCP, AWS, etc.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, CSD, CSM, SA, ASE.
  • Experience working with Python or Java, Scala or Go.
  • Experience working with version management tools such as GitHub, GitLab.

A plus if you have:

  • ML Production experience
  • Masters or Ph.D. focused on ML/Distributed Systems/Databases
  • Open Source contribution
  • ETL/Data Modeling/Production Support

If this resonates with you, then please apply and I will be in contact with you.