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Lead Data Engineer with Cloud Sofia, Bulgaria

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Lead Data Engineer with Cloud Description


EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are curious, persistent, logical and with a growth mindset - a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. You love building data systems and applications to support decision making. If this sounds like you, this cou Id be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Lead Data Engineer with Cloud or any level above.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and implement innovative analytical solutions using Cloud Native, Big Data, and NoSQL related technologies
  • Develop and implement Cloud/On-Premise/Hybrid solutions using best in the class data frameworks
  • Work with product and engineering teams to understand requirements, evaluate new features and architecture to help drive decisions
  • Build collaborative partnerships with architects, technical leads and key individuals within other functional groups
  • Perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use this in designing quality technical solution
  • Actively participate in code review and test solutions to ensure it meets best practice specifications
  • Build and foster a high performance engineering culture, mentor team members and provide team with the tools and motivation
  • Write project documentation

What You Have

  • 5+ years in several of the following AWS technologies: Glue, Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), S3, Redshift, Kinesis, Databricks, Lake Formation, Athena, DynamoDB, Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Lambda, or Azure technologies: Data Lake (ADLS Gen2), Databricks, Synapse, Azure Data Factory (ADF), Stream Analytics, CosmosDB, or GCP technologies: DataFlow, Dataproc, Dataprep, GCS, BigQuery, Cloud Composer, Pub/Sub, BigQuery
  • Experience in leading small and mid-size teams, using Agile methodology
  • Experience in some of the following frameworks: Databricks, Snowflake, Spark, Kafka, Terraform
  • Experience in SQL and some of the following: Python, Java, Scala, Kotlin
  • Experience in some of the following: Kubernetes (K8S), Docker, Linux
  • Must have experience in successfully implementing data-centric applications, such as data warehouses, operational data stores, and data integration projects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills that balance with creative approaches
  • Ability to learn new and complex concepts quickly
  • Strong experience with large-scale production databases and SQL
  • Experience with ETL development (extractions, data load, aggregation, transformation)
  • Must be able to take ownership of projects with a prominent level of attention to detail and priority
  • Team player with a hands-on approach and attitude
  • Must be comfortable with on call rotation

Nice to have

  • Experience with data modelling
  • Familiarity with using business intelligence tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Looker

We offer

  • Opportunity to Engineer your Future and to drive the world’s digital transformation with top industry clients
  • Personal development program that will allow you to be valued for your strengths
  • Wide range of professional trainings and workshops
  • Established and accelerated growth toward different career paths, competencies, and roles
  • Broad projects variety and possible mobility between projects over the time
  • Collaboration in a multicultural environment and exchange of best practices with colleagues around the world
  • Varied social benefits, Sports, Transportation and Health programs
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule, team buildings and sport opportunities
  • Modern office/collaboration spaces (incl. new Infinity Tower business center, Sofia)
  • Remote By Design™ - we provide you with virtual working environment making you able to be productive and work from any location – being your home, a nice sunny terrace, summer or any of the EPAM offices all around the globe

Great! What's Next?

  • Send us your up-to-date CV or LinkedIn profile, representing your skills and past projects’ achievements
  • We’ll get in touch with you and help you ensure you’ve identified the most suitable role we have for you based on your strengths and passion
  • We’ll invite you for follow up technical conversations with your potential future colleagues and/or project, which can be done face to face in a calm meeting room at our office or via video conferencing call from your cozy place
  • At the end we will align how we can best proceed further in a mutual agreement
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