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Lead Data Engineer

Guadalajara, Mexico

We're seeking a Lead Data Engineer  with proven experience working with DataBricks and cloud solution to guide and influence innovative engineering team. The team delivers scalable data, analytics and reporting solutions, implements new technologies, participate in solution design and architecture discussions. The ideal candidate will have outstanding communication skills, expert data design and implementation capabilities with noSQL solutions, strong eye for business success, and a drive to deliver results. The person in this role will be technically proficient and excel at collaborating with engineers, analysts, leaders and business partners. This person will be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, and will enjoy working in a fast-paced, global and dynamic environment.

About the project:

In this role, you will build and deliver scalable data, analytics and reporting solution focused on Enterprise Customer Data Management. You will design, implement and integrate Data Bricks reporting solution with the Customer Management Platform. You will be chipping in to all aspects of data engineering from ingestion, transformation, and consumption, including the Bronze, Silver and Gold Layers. You will also participate in architecture and design and review discussions to process, store and distribute complex data sets. In addition, you’ll contribute to moving CMP Data Migration solution to the AWS cloud.

Essential functions

  • Design, Mentor, and build reusable components, frameworks and libraries to support data analytics, reports, dashboards and efficient database structures within Data Bricks and later, Dynamo DB/AWS Data Migration tool.
  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and Technology stakeholders.
  • Identify and solve issues concerning data management to improve data quality and efficiency.
  • Clean, prepare and optimize data model/STM for ingestion and consumption.
  • Analyze and profile data for designing scalable solutions.
  • Troubleshoot data issues and perform root cause analysis to proactively resolve product and operational issues.
  • Develop architecture, design patterns, and frameworks to process and store data for enterprise reporting.
  • Define and apply appropriate data consumption strategies for given business scenarios.
  • Implement security around sensitive data, including telemetry and observability.
  • Transition near real-time reporting in solution in Tableau -to automated data flows from DynamoDB to Data Bricks for report visualization.


  • Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science or related technical subject area or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 10+ years relevant work experience in the Data Engineering field
  • 5+ years experience building scalable, real-time and high-performance cloud data lake solutions
  • Deep Experience with Data Bricks
  • Strong experience with data modeling and efficient design
  • Strong experience with programming languages such as Python and TypeScript.
  • Strong Experience with source control tools such as GitHub Actions, Terraform and related CI/CD processes
  • Experience working with Data streaming services such as Kafka, etc.
  • Strong Experience working with NoSQL data stores and caching mechanisms such as DynamoDB, DAX, etc.
  • Strong Experience provisioning RESTful APIs to enable data hydration
  • Strong Experience working in AWS environment primarily S3, Lambdas, Redshift, Athena.
  • Strong experience with visual reporting and analytics tools like Tableau and Databricks.
  • Strong collaborator with experience providing guidance and mentorship to other engineers
  • Proven track record of rapidly learning new technologies and developing and implementing proof of concepts and practical, working code
  • Proven track record to influence and communicate effectively with team members and business partners
  • Proven track record to partner with teams in solving complex problems by taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum methodology and tools like JIRA and Test Automation Frameworks

We offer

  • 100% payroll scheme, benefits by law (IMSS, INFONAVIT, 12+ vacation days)
  • Benefits above the law: Vacation premium 50%, 5 PTOs, 3 sick days, grocery cards/vouchers (Vales de Despensa), 30 days End of the Year Bonus (Aguinaldo), savings fund
  • Major medical and Life insurance, Dental and Vision plan for an employee and direct family members
  • Medical Emergency Service EMME for employees in Guadalajara
  • Opportunity to work on bleeding-edge projects with a highly motivated and dedicated team all over the world
  • Individual career development plan and support from the best experts
  • Professional development opportunities (Linkedin Learning, Cloud certification programs, access to corporate LMS integrated with other learning platforms)
  • Well-equipped office in a business area of Guadalajara (quiet room, games room, air hockey, PS5, Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series X, pool table, ping pong, snacks, smoothies, and much more)
  • Corporate social events (yoga, massages, sport tournaments, discussion panels, technical talks, lunch & learns)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to relocate to another country where the company's offices are present.

About us

Grid Dynamics (Nasdaq:GDYN) is a digital-native technology services provider that accelerates growth and bolsters competitive advantage for Fortune 1000 companies. Grid Dynamics provides digital transformation consulting and implementation services in omnichannel customer experience, big data analytics, search, artificial intelligence, cloud migration, and application modernisation. Grid Dynamics achieves high speed-to-market, quality, and efficiency by using technology accelerators, an agile delivery culture, and its pool of global engineering talent. Founded in 2006, Grid Dynamics is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices across the US, UK, Netherlands, Mexico, and Central and Eastern Europe. To learn more about Grid Dynamics, please visit Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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