Senior Engineer - Data Engineering

Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: Chennai, TN, IN, 600113

Company: Altimetrik


Min. Bachelor's in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Systems, or related fields

Expectations in the job:

• Collaborate with other teams to design, develop and deploy data tools that support both operations and product use cases

• Work with the team in solving problems in big data technologies and prototype solutions to improve our data processing architecture


  • Works closely with the business’s Data and Analytics teams and gathering technical requirements
  • Experience in building and maintaining reliable and scalable ETL pipeline on big data & / or Cloud platform through the collection, storage, processing, and transformation of large datasets
  • Support production issues as relate to application functionality and integrations

Must Haves:

  • Proficient in spoken and written communication skills (verbal and non-verbal)
  • Proven experience in developing Big Data eco system/data warehouses and ETL pipelines (Min. 2 years)
  • Proficient in scripting capability for analysis and reporting using any one of the languages Python/R/scala programming Proficient SQL development skills with ability to write complex efficient queries for data integration
  • Analytical skills to support Business Analysts and ability to translate user stories / work closely with the tech team
  • Must have strong experience in data warehouse concepts
  • Experience in Database design/data modelling  in Data lake environment is highly preferred
  • Strong problem-solving skills (Math skills required for data modelling)
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks within tight deadlines
  • Working experience with any one of the cloud platforms namely AWS, Azure, Google cloud et al




  • Familiarity with DevOps/DataOps practices like CICD pipeline
  • Good knowledge on Agile principles and experience working in scrum teams using Jira

Tech Stack:

  • Expert/proficient in scripting languages in python, pyspark, R, scala, SQL
  • Experience in AWS/GCP/Azure (AWS EMR, Databricks, Spark, Azure HDInsight et al)
  • Understanding Data Lake, Lake House Concepts, any new Big Data eco system.
  • Good understanding of cloud Data Stack including services like S3, Redshift, EMR, Lambda, Athena & Glue.
  • Good understanding of Hadoop/HDFS
  • Preferred to have experience using Data modelling tools like ERWin, Visio et al.


Soft Skills

  • Excellent Verbal and Communication skills needed.
  • Should be a excellent team player.
  • Should be comfortable with the basics of Agile and have worked in atleast one principle like Scrum.
  • Should be comfortable to mentor junior engineers in the team (For Senior Data Engineers)
  • Should be able to operate in an ambiguous environment with minimal guidance.

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