Agile Development Tech Lead (Data Platform Automation Lead

Depends on Experience

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required

Skills

PythonBig DataData WarehouseJiraAgile DevelopmentAWSAzuredigital transformation

Job Description

Agile Development Tech Lead (Data Platform Automation Lead)

Location: McLean, VA / Dallas, TX 

Hybrid:3 days in office (Tues, Wed, Thurs); flexibility to work remotely Mon & Fri

Position Overview:

Do you love to code? Do you embrace change and innovation and push the boundaries of what is possible while helping people grow in their career path? We seek an expert technical leader who is ready for a modernized delivery environment and embodies Agile delivery at the core of your being.

We are in the process of digital transformation and modernization, and we want you to be a part of it! As a highly innovative and motivated technical leader for our team, you will have the opportunity to influence outcomes, guide transformation, and put your stamp on our future. You will help build and deliver an enterprise data platform and will lead a team of dedicated engineers.

Responsibilities:

  • Build data platforms and capabilities that enable self-service data analytics, reporting, model development and machine learning and support data discovery, quality, lineage, and governance
  • Manage and enhance Big Data and Data Warehouse platforms, collaborate with teams and leadership within IT and with business partners to advance our technical capabilities and provide data solutions that drive business results
  • Create Proof of Concepts (PoCs) to illustrate how innovative technologies can be incorporated and enhance the company's technology offerings
  • Lead a team of talented data platform automation engineers
  • Deliver solutions that are customer focused, easy to consume and create sustained business value
  • Design and implement Cloud based automation solutions in data platforms, while working collaboratively with both internal data engineering teams as well as infrastructure and application design teams
  • Develop individual growth at the company by leading other developers to help them improve as contributors while they progress throughout their career

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent work experience; advanced studies/degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience building complex data applications using big data and cloud native data technologies
  • Knowledge of database structures, theories, principles, and practices (both SQL and NoSQL)
  • 5+ years of experience working with different AWS/cloud native technologies like S3, EMR, RDS, Redshift, EC2, Lambda, Step function and cloud formation templates
  • Experience on data lakes, datahub implementation
  • Well versed with Information and application security including LDAP, certificates, public key encryption, SSH, access credentials, etc
  • 5+ years of experience working in Agile, Lean/Kanban, or Scaled Agile organization
  • Knowledge or experience in Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket
  • Big Data and distributed programming models and technologies and techniques