Lead Data Engineer

Deloitte Technology Software Engineering, Development & Testing Posted: 18-Aug-2022

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Deloitte Global is the engine of the Deloitte network. Our professionals reach across disciplines and borders to develop and lead global initiatives. We deliver strategic programs and services that unite our organization.

Work you'll do

As a Lead Data Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, and supporting data analytic products for the audit practice within Deloitte leveraging cloud, Spark and big data technologies. Your expertise will drive the development of end-to-end for specific components.

You will be working with closely with Senior Leadership, and a team of product owners, developers, and business resources to build deliverables that support audit quality and objectives, collaborating with others at your level on other teams. You’ll use your analytical, research and investigative skills to:

  • Design and develop data models and related transformations, and to standardize content for engagements.
  • Develop analytical use cases in the data platform.
  • Review and document to maintain quality.
  • Design BI solutions using best practices and mentor, coach team members.
  • Liaise and communicate effectively with cross-border teams.
  • Ensure the work performed is in accordance with quality standards of the organization.
  • Present technical solutions to team members and leadership.

The team

Deloitte Technology works at the forefront of technology development and processes to support and protect Deloitte around the world. In this truly global environment, we operate not in "what is" but rather "what can be" to help Deloitte deliver and connect with its clients, its communities, and one another in ways not previously conceived.



  • At least 10 years software development experience 
  • At least 5 years leading at least one Scrum team of data engineers building data-intensive products with a modern tech stack
  • Significant experience with big data ETL pipeline development with Spark, Hive, and related technologies
  • Significant experience with a general purpose programming language such as Python, Scala, or Java
  • Experience with Spark framework and related tools (PySpark, Scala, SparkR, Spark SQL, Spark UI)
  • Experience with Hadoop ecosystem using HDFS, ADLS Gen2, or AWS S3
  • Experience with data visualization development using Python, Tableau, or PowerBI
  • Experience with Azure, AWS or GCP
  • Solid understanding of performance tuning concepts for relational and distributed database systems
  • Familiarity with distributed programming, big data concepts, and cloud computing 


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Technology related field, or possess equivalent work experience


  • Cloud certifications from Azure, AWS or GCP
  • Big data, data engineering or data science certifications from recognized vendors such as Databricks & Cloudera

Our culture

At Deloitte Global people are valued and respected for who they are – with opportunities to bring their unique perspectives, talents and passions to business challenges. Our global workspace creates room for individuality and collaboration. Ours is an inclusive, supportive, connected culture with a focus on development, flexibility, and well-being. This culture makes Deloitte Global one of the most rewarding places to work, and to transform your career.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe in investing in you, helping you identify and hone your unique strengths at every step of your career. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities, and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


At Deloitte, we value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Our Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do—that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being.

At Deloitte Global, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritize respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.