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Lead Data Engineer

Chalhoub is the leading luxury retailer in the Middle East. With more than 600 stores, 300 brands, and over 65 years of experience in the region, they are the premiere destination for luxury goods. To fuel the next stage of the organisation’s growth we are looking to build a world team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey.

 

As the lead data engineer, you will manage a team tasked with the technical design of data products that are not only capable of transforming the company, but that meet the highest standards of software development.

 

What you’ll be doing: 

 

● Acting as the technical authority for the wider team and the products developed

● Leading sprint planning and managing the data engineers’ workload effectively

● Writing performant Python code that accomplishes the job quickly and securely

● Working with Google Cloud Platform and related services to deploy products

● Guaranteeing the quality and on-time delivery of the team’s code and pipelines

● Maintaining an overview of technical debt, and ensuring that we pay this down

● Keeping your technical knowledge up to date via trainings and other methods

● Coaching the data engineers to ensure they perform to the best of their abilities

● Supporting the data engineers with their work when required or requested

● Being a positive ambassador of the broader data organisation and culture

 

What you’ll need to succeed: 

 

● Strong desire to deliver high quality work together with a high quality team

● Proven ability to write and deploy Python and SQL in production via CI/CD

● Good understanding of cloud technologies, preferably Google Cloud Platform

● Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences alike

● A hunger to deliver true transformational change. 

 

This role is not for the timid!

 

Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now’s your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world. In return, you’ll have everything you need to innovate your career.

 

What we can offer you

We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.

Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries.  We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.

 

Amazing benefits

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution & exclusive employee discounts.