Lead Data Engineer

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

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Position summary:

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting-edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with other experts in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

Want to make an impact that matters? Consider Deloitte Global.

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.

What you'll be part of - our Deloitte Global Culture:

At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and implement global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network.

In Deloitte Global, everyone has opportunities. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark.

Who you'll work with:

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

How you'll grow:

Deloitte Global inspires leaders at every level. We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace leadership opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.

Benefits you'll receive:

Deloitte’s 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 needs. We provide the benefits, competitive compensation, and recognition to help sustain your efforts in making an impact that matters.

Corporate citizenship:

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.