We are charting a bold course towards becoming a trailblazing data-driven organization and are seeking a visionary Head of Data Engineering to harness the power of data to transform both our operational landscape and customer experiences.

Your key responsibilities will include the following:

Leadership & Strategy:

  • Provide vision and strategy for all data engineering projects
  • Lead and mentor a team of data engineers, ensuring project deliverables are met on time
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of data solutions into business operations

Data Infrastructure & Analytics:

  • Drive the organizations migration to the cloud
  • Oversee the design, development, and maintenance of our data warehouse, ensuring optimal performance
  • Ensure the robustness and reliability of ETL processes
  • Develop and optimize real-time data analytics solutions
  • Manage all reporting deliverables

Expertise in Cloud Architecture, particularly with data-related services:

  • Manage our Azure data ecosystem, ensuring best practices are followed
  • Utilize Azure Synapse for advanced analytics and data exploration
  • Drive the roll out of self-service data provision across the organization

Data Governance & Compliance:

  • Ensure data integrity, security, and compliance with all relevant regulations
  • Promote a culture where data quality is paramount

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand and prioritize data needs
  • Communicate complex data concepts in a clear manner to non-technical stakeholders

Essential Requirements:

- Relevant qualification in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

- Minimum 3 to 5 years experience managing a data team (data engineers, data analysts and BI)

- Solid experience with BI reporting

- Must have at least 5 – 7 years data engineering experience with experience in Database Technologies:

    • Solid experience in RDBMS technologies, including but not limited to, MS SQL, My SQL, Postgres.
    • Solid experience in NoSQL technologies, including but not limited to, MongoDB, Cosmos, Redis.
    • Solid grasp search platforms such as Elasticsearch or ELK.
    • Prior experience working with Handson SQL, Python and R

    - Specialized knowledge in designing Cloud systems, especially those focused on handling data services:

    • Strong experience in data analytics, ETL processes, and data warehousing solutions.
    • Proficiency with Azure Synapse and its integration within the data landscape.
    • A solid understanding of how to approach a cloud centric data strategy.

    - Prior experience within a call centre environment is beneficial.

    - Familiarity with other cloud platforms and big data tools is a plus.

    - Certifications in Azure or related technologies a plus.

      Skills required :

      • Curiosity and an innovative spirit—your compass for discovery.
      • A steadfast helm in the stormy seas of high-pressure environments.
      • Leadership that guides a crew to success.
      • A keen mind for solving the unsolvable.
      • The gift of translating complex data into tales that captivate.
      • Expert in juggling multiple voyages with grace.

      Ready to Embark?

      Apply now and join us on this grand voyage toward data excellence. Take command as our Head of Data Engineering and shape the future with your data prowess.

      We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants from diverse backgrounds. Please note only candidates meeting the specified criteria will be considered.

      NB: Thank you for choosing Talksure as your employer of choice. Please note that if you do not hear from us within 14 working days after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful. We wish you well in your future endeavors.