Innovation Hub I Lead Cloud Platform Engineer, Cairo, Egypt

Egypt | Deloitte Innovation Hub | Posted on 18-Sep-2023

Position Summary

Location
Cairo
Lead Cloud Data Platform Engineer, Cairo, Egypt

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Our people work in a variety of projects to solve clients' toughest data problems by combining industry experience, consulting, and analytical skills to create a lasting impact. Our projects and clients vary greatly, and your responsibilities will differ based on your level of experience/skillset and the focus of the client engagement, your role is likely to include some or all the following:
  • Placing a focus upon exceeding client expectations and delivering against our continuous improvement goals, taking a client problem, and turning it into a technical solution
  • Data Ingestion: Design, implement, and manage data ingestion pipelines to collect and ingest data from various sources into the cloud data platform. This might involve using tools like Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis, or Azure Event Hubs.
  • Data Transformation: Develop and maintain data transformation processes to clean, enrich, and structure data for analytics and reporting purposes. This often involves using ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) tools or scripting languages like Python.
  • Data Integration: Integrate different data sources and systems to ensure data consistency and accessibility. This may involve setting up data connectors or APIs.
  • Data Security: Implement and enforce data security measures, including encryption, access controls, and compliance with data privacy regulations such as GDPR or HIPAA.
  • Performance Tuning: Monitor and optimize the performance of the cloud data platform to ensure efficient data processing and query performance. This may involve adjusting configurations, indexing, and caching.
  • Automation and Orchestration: Create and maintain automation scripts and workflows to manage data pipelines, backups, and routine tasks. Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools like Terraform or AWS CloudFormation may be used.
  • Monitoring and Alerting: Set up monitoring and alerting systems to proactively identify and address issues with data pipelines, platform health, and data quality. Tools like Prometheus, Grafana, or cloud-native monitoring solutions can be employed.
  • Documentation and Collaboration: Document data platform architecture, processes, and best practices. Collaborate with data engineers, data scientists, and other stakeholders to understand their requirements and ensure the data platform meets their needs.
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As a Lead Cloud Data Platform Engineer, you will have the following responsibilities,
  • Lead a team of data platform engineers in the design, development, and implementation of data engineering solutions.
  • Gather requirements from stakeholders and translate them into technical specifications.
  • Design and implement data pipelines to collect, transform, and load data into data warehouses and data lakes.
  • Maintain and optimize data systems to ensure high availability and performance.
  • Work with other engineering teams to integrate data engineering solutions with other systems.
  • Stay up to date on the latest data engineering technologies and trends.
  • Assists with the data platform blueprint and design, encompassing the relevant data platform components.
  • Collaborates with the Integration Architects and Data Architects to ensure cohesive integration between systems and data models.
  • High degree of (hands-on) technical guidance & vision with broad subject matter expertise in cloud, data and security technologies, specifically AWS, Azure, GCP, Oracle, and SIEM platforms (Splunk ES and Sentinel)
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Extensive experience and expertise across the Splunk platform, its architecture and distributed components including premium apps (ITSI, Enterprise Security, Phantom, etc…)
  • Experience with data streaming technologies
  • Experience of agile methodologies and associated toolsets and code repositories
  • Coding experience using languages such as Python and/or Bash
  • Experience working with CI/CD, Infrastructure-as-Code, and other automation tools
  • Strong collaboration and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Self-motivated and organised person
  • High level of attention to detail, the ability to think architecturally at ‘big picture’ and able to translate this into practical implementation
  • Excellent ability to execute where information is ambiguous, utilising professionalism, experience and prior knowledge
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills: role will require engagement with a varied and senior stakeholder base
  • Documentation skills in order to provide high quality documentation for internal customers and technical teams
  • Openness to learning and managing new technologies as business requirements change
  • Ability to work in 24X7 support and shifted working hours projects.
Desirable:
  • 10+ years of experience.
  • Familiar with industry big data platform stack like Databricks, Spark, Hadoop, Flink, Airflow, MPP Database, etc.
  • Cloud certified with experience
  • Required strong technical skills and demonstrated experience in each of the following areas:
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Deliver right solution architecture, automation and technology choices starting from experimentation and proof of concept phases of new analytical models
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
  • Flexible and willingness to work on different projects and programming

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-Dan, Consulting 

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Location: Cairo. Egypt
Your Work, Your Way: We call our hybrid working vision Deloitte Works. And it does. We trust you to make the right choices around where, when, and how you work. You’ll be able to make decisions about how you work best, to be collaborative, learn from colleagues, share your experiences, build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritise your wellbeing. Having great conversations with your team and your leadership paves the way for great collaborative ways of working.

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Your Work, Your Way: We call our hybrid working vision Deloitte Works. And it does. We trust you to make the right choices around where, when, and how you work. You’ll be able to make decisions about how you work best, to be collaborative, learn from colleagues, share your experiences, build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritise your wellbeing. Having great conversations with your team and your leadership paves the way for great collaborative ways of working  

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Making an impact is more than just what we do: it’s why we’re here. So we work hard to create an environment where you can experience a purpose you believe in, the freedom to be you, and the capacity to go further than ever before.
We want you. The true you. Your own strengths, perspective, and personality. So, we’re nurturing a culture where everyone belongs, feels supported and heard, and is empowered to make a valuable, personal contribution. You can be sure we’ll take your wellbeing seriously, too. Because it’s only when you’re comfortable and at your best that you can make the kind of impact you, and we, live for.
Your expertise is our capability, so we’ll make sure it never stops growing. Whether it’s from the complex work you do, or the people you collaborate with, you’ll learn every day. Through world-class development, you’ll gain invaluable technical and personal skills. Whatever your level, you’ll learn how to lead.

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