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You might hire a big data engineer to:

  • Develop data pipelines, which leverage standard ETL processes
  • Collaborate with data scientists to implement data analytic pipelines

  • Define your organization’s data governance policies and versioning processes

  • Uphold security and privacy standards together with data protection officers
  • Analyze data stores to uncover key business insights


Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Strong data engineering skills on the Azure cloud platform, or company equivalent
Knowledge of data visualization tools such as Tableau, QlikView, or Qlik Sense
Understanding of data warehousing and data modeling techniques
AWS Certified Data Analytics certification or equivalent
Proficiency with Java, Linux, SQL, and other relevant programming languages
Good interpersonal skills and positive attitude