Director Data Engineering

Director Data Engineering Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director Data Engineering to join our team.


  • Participate in product design and development activities supporting Near’s suite of location intelligence products;
  • Develop/operationalize data science models in application contexts;
  • Designing and implementing our data processing pipelines for different kinds of data sources, formats and content for the Near Platform;
  • Developing techniques to analyse and enhance both structured and unstructured data.


  • Must have worked with distributed data processing frameworks – Apache Spark, Apache Flink or Hadoop;
  • Preferably to have worked with microservices;
  • Understanding of distributed system fundamentals;
  • In-depth understanding & experience in big data technologies (Kafka, Cassandra, HBase, Spark);
  • We are looking for an engineer with Bachelor’s/Master’s degree;
  • Passion for learning new technologies;
  • Exceptional problem solving, analytical and organisation skills with a detail-oriented attitude;
  • Must have built data processing framework;
  • Knowledge of frameworks & distributed systems, good at algorithms, data structures, core java, design pattern;
  • Overall 8-13 years of experience with at least minimum 4 years working experience on any Data driven company/platform.