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Technical Lead - Data Engineer

Development | Hybrid in Hyderabad, India | Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Technical Lead – Data Engineer of Software Development directs and oversees the software function in the overall planning, organizing, developing, releasing, and maintaining of software applications and systems according to business needs. The Technical Lead manages a small team in a department. Creates technical strategies and specific objectives for the team. Also aligns team with broader department and R&D best practices, goals, and objectives. Technical Capabilities with a hands-on experience in the following tools/technologies: ETL/SSIS/SSRS. ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, .Net core, message queueing, knowledge design patterns and architectural concepts (MVC, DI, Restful API, Microservice).

Job Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

  • 60-70% technical, in code, hands-on development work with ETL/SSIS/SSRS and .NET.
  • 30-40% functional, people and project management, architecture work
  • Analyses complex business needs presented by the users / clients and recommends technical solutions
  • Ensures the consistency and stability of existing applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures for implementing technical solutions as defined by the broader R&D architecture team
  • Directs operations in executing production tasks according to a documented schedule that meets or exceeds customer expectations
  • Directs and helps prioritizes workload for their software development team
  • Perform liaison duties between users, operations, development teams and 3rd party services in the areas of application design, modifications or trouble shooting
  • Enforces and evolves software development standards and best practices
  • Collaborate with other developers and engineers to design, build, and maintain applications
  • Build applications for various platforms using common frameworks, including .Net
  • Write clean, testable code using ELT/SSIS, .NET programming languages utilizing in-depth development, technical and design expertise in .NET, ASP.NET, C# and SQL-Server
  • Contribute and conduct development tests including but not exclusive to unit, integration and system level
  • Develop technical specifications
  • Estimates development tasks based on the appropriate business constraints
  • Review and refactor code
  • Document development and operational procedures
  • Reviews and validates implementations of self and others to ensure they meet requirements and match the specifications
  • Conducts interviews and makes recommendations for new hires, consultants and/or replacement personnel
  • Coach, mentor, train and manage the performance of junior staff as needed


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in all stages of definition, design, implementation, testing, and deployment of web-based software solutions
  • Minimum of 1 year of team/technical leadership experience
  • Demonstrated experience leading the introduction of new technologies and standards into an evolving environment
  • Must have the technical capability to manage resources at the deepest levels across many areas of Development Operations such as Product Management/Coordination, Development, Quality/Testing
  • Technical Capabilities with a hands-on approach in the following tools/technologies: ETL/SSIS/SSRS, ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, .Net core, message queueing, HTML and JavaScript, knowledge design patterns, and architectural concepts (MVC, DI, Restful API, Microservice)
  • Hands-on experience using testing frameworks (i.e., NUnit, Visual Studio, xUnit, etc.) and TDD
  • Experience with Agile (Scrum) Software Development Process and methodologies
  • Experience with database management and security a plus
  • Experience with source control such as git or git hub and branching/merging best practices
  • Experience migrating or working with C++, SSIS or SSRS code is a plus
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills

Personal characteristics:

  • Leadership: Balance team resourcing and talent management. Create and foster career development and growth paths for team members in alignment with company and personal objectives.
  • Expects Results: Consistently drives high standards for each individual and the team to accomplish established goals.
  • Communicates and Influences: Clearly communicates information and ideas to individuals and teams in an articulate, focused and compelling way.
  • Analytical and Instinctual: Compares information from multiple sources to identify core issues. Uses data to make decisions but also understands that instinct plays a part in innovating. Always uses good common sense.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Advanced degree or related certifications
  • 3+ years of team/technical leadership experience preferred

Expected Competencies:

  • Team Leadership
  • Project Management abilities
  • Customer Client focus
  • Exceptionally strong verbal and written communication skills (both internal and external)
  • Proven writing skills including the ability to write concisely and clearly for different audiences
  • Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to pay attention to programming style and neatness
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to train, and mentor junior colleagues with patience with tangible results