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Data Engineering Lead

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Data Engineering Lead

Position Description
The Data Engineering Lead 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.

This role is based in Houston, Texas.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• 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.
• Utilizes 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.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Experience in Source Code Control (e.g. Git, Subversion).
• Experience in Open Source Frameworks (Apache Spark, Hadoop etc.)
• Strong design and coding skills (e.g. Python, Scala, JavaScript).
• Experience with reporting/visualization tools (e.g. SAP Lumira/Design Studio, Spotfire, Power BI)
• Experience with SAP technologies (SAP ECC/ERP, SAP BW, SAP HANA etc.)
• Experience with SQL-based technologies (e.g. MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL).
• Experience with Restful API techniques/developments.
• Experience with data blending technology (e.g. Alteryx).
• Experience with big data platforms; working with large data sets, large amounts of data in motion and numerous big data technologies.
• Experience with working concepts as data pipelining / data wrangling
• Experience with big data platforms; working with large data sets, large amounts of data in motion and numerous big data technologies.
• Awareness of Agile Framework and its tools such as Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Job Competence Requirements These are maximum requirements, so room should be allowed for in-role development.
• Experience with Microsoft or AWS data stack e.g. Microsoft Azure Data Lake, Hadoop (preferably with Spark), Cosmos DB, HDInsight/HBase, MongoDB, Redis, Azure Table/Blob stores etc.
• Agile Project Delivery techniques (e.g. SCRUM) & experience creating and using a wide range of scrum and agile artefacts and techniques, automated testing, personas, user stories, agile games etc
• Certified in Agile Product Owner / SCRUM master and/or other Agile techniques Leadership Skills.
• Data and Analytics Mastery IT Architecture Skill Software Engineering Mastery Integration Solutions Skill Business Analysis Skill
• Comfortable to work with global stakeholders, internally and externally.
• Interpretation of data, highly analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
• Experience with data architecture and design techniques (local/abstract).

Soft Skills & Experience
• Proven track record of building strong stakeholder relationships at different organizational 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
• Have strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills. Is highly experienced in communicating with business at all levels.
• Comfortable to work with global stakeholders, internally and externally.
• Experience of working in a global business environment/different cultures.
• Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and balancing multiple priorities.

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.


  • Agile / Collaborative Method
  • GIT
  • GIT
  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • RESTful (Rest-APIs)
  • Scala

Keywords: CGI Group, Inc., Houston , Data Engineering Lead, Other , Houston, Texas

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