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Data Engineers develop modern data architecture approaches to meet key business objectives and provide end-to-end data solutions. You might spend a few weeks with a new client on a deep technical review or a complete organizational review, helping them to understand the potential that data brings to solve their most pressing problems. On other projects, you might be acting as the architect, leading the design of technical solutions or perhaps overseeing a program inception to build a new product. It could also be a software delivery project where you're equally happy coding and tech-leading the team to implement the solution.

Job responsibilities

  • Work with analysts to collect and define analytics data needs, build technical specifications
  • Ensure we design a consistent and global data model suitable for analytics
  • Translate the needs into SQL, build optimal data pipelines that meet business owners needs and requirements , and validate the data
  • Maintain the most critical data sets with high quality monitoring
  • Develop tools and processes to collect and monitor Data Quality metrics throughout our stack
  • Investigate Data quality issue and propose innovative solutions to avoid recurrences
  • Participate in building the long term vision on data governance problematic 

Job qualifications

Technical skills

  • Practical experience writing SQL queries
  • Practical experience on data modelling and ETL
  • Understanding of high performance and large Hadoop clusters 
  • You are comfortable with Java, Scala or a similar language
  • Practical experience with map/Reduce, Scalding/Spark or Hive/ Presto jobs is a nice to have

Professional skills

  • You need to be a great team worker and a good communicator.
  • You are a problem solver, a fixer, and a creative technologist. 
  • You have a real sense of ownership and feel responsible for the service your team provides to multiple clients
  • You like working with problems involving huge amounts of data, provide data insights, with good reliability practices
  • You like to question the information you have and understand the big picture and the real problems that should be solved 

Other things to know


There is no one-size-fits-all career path at Thoughtworks: however you want to develop your career is entirely up to you. But we also balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. This means your career is supported by interactive tools, numerous development programs and teammates who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and that extends to empowering our employees in their career journeys.

Job Details

Country: Romania
City: Iasi
Date Posted: 04-21-2022
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.

Join Thoughtworks and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary.

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