Lead Data Engineer

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Are you ready to step into a Company with a vision to be the Global Leader of Sustainable Energy Solutions and take on an important role as a Data Engineer?

In Data & AI, we provide valued data products supported by data infrastructure and data governance practices; and ensure the end-to-end flow of data to collaborate throughout the value stream. Within the Data Platforms area, our vision is to empower Vestas to unlock the full potential of data by improving the platform proactively to support and enable data usage across Vestas.

We envision a platform that excels in data management and governance to improve data quality and creating a consistent version of master data and enable trustworthy data products.

  • Create and maintain scalable data pipelines for analytics use cases in service operations area
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements; own the delivery of data modelling and data pipelines
  • Develop technical & physical data models using optimal data model structure for data warehouse and data mart designs to support organizational needs
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc
  • Collaborate with technology and platform management partners to optimize data sourcing and processing rules to ensure appropriate data quality
  • Hands-on role (100%) - building data solutions using best practices and architecture recommendations
  • Assist the Data Engineering team produce high-quality code, shape next generation of data platform and guide/mentor other DE team members

  • Bachelor's / Master's in engineering (Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or similar)
  • ETL/Data pipeline tools related Azure and Databricks certifications will be an added advantage
  • Relevant hands-on experience in data modeling and data engineering, with proven history of applying data engineering for enabling business analytics
  • Previous experience from exposure to multi-cultural and international organizations
  • Has been working as a Data Engineer for 7+ years, with an overall experience of 8-10 years including lead developer role mentoring junior developers

Data Engineering Experience:
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with modern datawarehousing, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases (RDBMS, Datawarehouse, Datalake)
  • Experience in building and maintaining scalable ETL/ELT & data transformation pipelines to support continuing increase in data volume and complexity
  • Enterprise working experience in business intelligence/analytics teams supporting design, development, and maintenance of backend data layer for BI/ML solutions
  • Deep understanding of data structure / data models to design and develop data solutions ensuring data availability, security, and accessibility
  • Full working knowledge in Snowflake, Microsoft SQLServer or other RDBMS databases, with experience in developing data workloads using SQL/Procedures to build data layer for BI/analytics is mandatory
  • Hands-on working experience in one of the Data Integration tools like Databricks/Azure Data Factory similar tool is mandatory
  • Experience/working knowledge in Azure ecosystem (Azure Databricks, Azure Data Lake Storage, Synapse Analytics) or Snowflake Datawarehouse is advantageous
  • oHands-on working experience in DBT (Data Build Tool) to build ELT workloads and in SSAS/Azure Analysis services to build tabular models may be beneficial
  • Proficiency in code management / version control tools such as GIT, DevOps
Business/Soft Skills:
  • Strong in software engineering fundamentals; experience in an Agile/Scrum environment preferred
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders across different geographies and collaborate with analytics & data science teams to match technical solutions with customer business requirements
  • Curious and enthusiastic about building value-creating and innovative data solutions
  • Fluency in English and have good communication, presentation skills

What We Offer

We offer you an exciting opportunity to be part of the data platform product to improve data quality, availability, and reusability. You will have many interested and inclusive parties across a large truly global organization, and you will have good opportunities for cross-disciplinary work and personal development. The work environment is result-oriented, at a high professional level and with an established technical commitment.

Additional Information:

Your primary location will be in Chennai.

Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 12th Jul 2024.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.