Data Engineering Lead
ZigZag Careers
Pasig City, PH
2d ago

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Job Description

Our client is a fast-paced start-up co-founded by successful entrepreneurs with the backing of key strategic investors in the video game industry.

Client aims to work with popular online video games to improve player experience. Client is developing a scalable and secure data platform to process large amounts of game data and building systems to help detect various game and player events.

As the Data Engineering Lead, you will primarily grow and manage the data engineering team in region and work with other engineering teams to design and build data pipelines.

You will collaborate closely with other Engineering Leads, Machine Learning Engineers, Architects, and Product teams to identify, build, test, and deploy data collection, management, and curation tools.

You are also responsible for productionizing data manipulation and data management services. You will review requirements with Machine Learning Engineers, Product Managers and Analysts.

You will work closely with Engineering Leads and Architects to ensure efficient use of resources and to help ensure proper integration with our broader cloud infrastructure.

We are seeking a talented data engineer lead to join our team. Your responsibilities as a data engineer lead will include :

  • Recruiting and growing the data engineering team
  • Managing and working directly with data engineers in region
  • Overseeing overall tool development to add to our data platform
  • Overseeing software engineering and the design of various data pipelines
  • Working together with other engineering and product team leads and executives
  • What we are looking for :

  • 5+ years of industry experience collecting data and building data pipelines
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience growing and managing a team of engineers
  • Experience overseeing engineers and their execution towards team goals
  • Experience with Python or relevant scripting language
  • Experience with databases
  • Experience building data pipelines from end to end :
  • o Understanding business use cases and requirements for different internal teams

    o Prototyping initial collection and leveraging existing tools and / or creating new tools o Building and deploying scalable data pipelines for production

    o Maintenance of such pipelines

  • Experience working different types of datasets (e.g. unstructured, semi-structured, with missing information)
  • Ability to think critically and creatively in a dynamic environment, while picking up new tools and domain
  • knowledge along the way

  • A positive attitude, and a growth mindset
  • Familiarity with different data stores (e.g. flat files, buckets, graph, columnar, NoSQL)
  • Experience with Cloud infrastructure (e.g. AWS) and relevant microservices
  • Bonus :

  • A passion for gaming )
  • Advanced Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with open source data processing frameworks (e.g. Spark)
  • Experience with relevant Python libraries such as Beautiful Soup, Requests, Scrapy, Selenium
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