Head of Data Engineering Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   IT & Telecoms   Dubai   49 views Reference: 20218
Job Details

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and mentor a team of skilled data engineers, fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation.

Develop and implement robust data engineering strategies, ensuring seamless integration with existing systems and technologies.

Architect, design, and optimize data pipelines, ensuring the efficient and reliable processing of large datasets.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify business requirements and translate them into data engineering solutions.

Implement best practices for data governance, data quality, and data security.

Stay updated with emerging technologies and trends in data engineering, recommending suitable tools and frameworks for adoption.

Collaborate with data scientists and analysts to enable advanced analytics and machine learning initiatives.

Manage relationships with key stakeholders, providing regular updates on project status and outcomes.


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Engineering, or a related field.

Proven experience (10+ years) in data engineering roles, with a focus on designing and building scalable data solutions.

Strong expertise in data warehousing, ETL processes, and data integration.

Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, or Scala.

Experience with big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, or Flink.

Familiarity with cloud-based data platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).

Exceptional leadership and team management skills.

Excellent problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.

Company Description
Were a leading global recruitment agency, specializing in digital talent and our mission is to create futures to make your life easier. Recruitment is the process of seeking out the very best person for a job and the very best job for a person. At Salt, not only do we strive for the best today, but to create the very best future for all in an ever-changing digital world.
We see digital recruitment as working with businesses and candidates through digital disruption, innovation, transformation, and business change.
Our consultants are Creating Futures around the world and changing the lives of people each year by helping them to start new roles in some of the most exciting start-ups, scale-ups, agencies, or large global powerhouses.
Our London and Auckland offices are our longest-standing operations, with Salt Recruitment Group built as a global leader in digital recruitment. As a global brand with offices around the world and growing, we offer great global experiences in digital recruitment.
We operate in offices globally including:
Amsterdam, Auckland, Austin, Bristol, Cape Town, Dubai, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London, Manchester, Melbourne, New York, Reading, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, and Wellington.
Salt supports permanent, freelance, and contract roles. Whether thats single hires or complete outsourcing solutions to enable digital change across Technology, Sales, Marketing, and Creative followed by Transformation and Change (from People and HR to Consulting) and Business Operations (extending to Accounting & Finance, Business Support, and Supply Chain & Logistics.)
We are committed to continual learning Focusing on the digital space, Salt has been at the forefront of helping brands to recruit and retain more diverse talent, and we support and guide our clients.