Lead Data Engineer

Lead Data Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Data Engineer to join our team.


  • You take complete responsibility for the feature/module;
  • You design, develop and implement products and modules considering aspects of performance, scalability and fault tolerance;
  • You need to mentor junior developers;
  • You are able to adapt and use emerging technology;
  • You explore and operationalize new scalable technology in zeotap;
  • You complete all the awareness trainings assigned on time;
  • You are able to work on diverse technologies in Bigdata and Event Processing;
  • You adhere to zeotap’s company, privacy and information security policies and procedures;
  • You handle escalations and customer issues from time to time;
  • You behave as a consultant to internal stakeholders and help design a creative solution for our customers.


  • Able to design from system to low level;
  • Expert coding skills in Go or Python is a huge plus;
  • Clear fundamentals of DS, algorithms and problem solving;
  • Hands-on with any Streaming technologies like Kafka, Flink, Samza;
  • Demonstrated experience of excellent tuning, troubleshooting skills;
  • Deep knowledge of distributed systems and design;
  • Apache Spark or other Bigdata stack experience is a mandatory;
  • Deep understanding and production experience of any OLAP, NoSQL or Graph databases;
  • 6+ years of experience in building and deploying high scale solutions;
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in information systems, computer science or other related fields is preferred;
  • Expert coding skills in Java or Scala.