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Global Data Engineering Lead

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Job ID 125425 Date posted 06/15/2021 Location : Bengaluru, India

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Job Purpose and Impact

We seek a Global Data Engineering Manager who will provide strategic direction and broad oversight for our large and high-performing globally distributed Data Engineering team that maintains, integrates and implements modern data engineering practices and technologies within Cargill. In this role, you will direct individuals who conduct data engineering testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation and support to ensure smooth, stable and timely implementation of new data engineering and updates to installed applications.You will collaborate with peers across the Engineering Management community to build an effective and authentic engineering culture and maximize the effectiveness of our engineering capabilities.

Key Accountabilities

    • Develop strategic, high-level relationships with leadership and employees to understand business priorities while delivering products and services.
    • Provide strategic direction and advise our managers and supervisors in data engineering delivery, testing and operations, as needed.
    • Lead our large team performing standard-to-advanced and the highest complexity Data and API engineering in modern ways on modern platforms and technologies.
    • Set strategic direction and provide oversight for activities, which include analysis of business requirements and preparation of detailed technical specifications
    • Provide strategic leadership, development and talent management activities for direct reports and their organizations, which may include forecasting resource needs, recruiting, hiring, performance management, training and budgeting. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.
    • Set high-level direction and approve the strategy and technical planning of system/application technology in accordance with internal and external software compliance standards.
    • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
    • 8+ years of related work experience with Data Engineering including technologies such as big data, machine learning or data streaming.
    • 5+ years of experience in leading or managing global teams with demonstrated ability to attract, retain and develop engineering teams.
    • Experience with full-stack engineering including application development or API engineering.
    • Experience with modern engineering practices and technologies including CICD, Cloud native development, social coding (github), chatops and more.
    • Knowledge of best practice patterns and how to apply them to Data Architectures and Solutions.
    • Excellent communication skills.
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