Lead Data Engineer

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Date: Sep 26, 2023

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential

  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible

  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel

  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people

  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the Company: Bekaert is a leading global company specializing in advanced materials and coatings. We are dedicated to transforming data into actionable insights to drive performance management.


Job Description – Lead Data Engineer


  • As Lead Data Engineer, you will coach and mentor a team of 6 data engineers, providing technical guidance, support, and fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers/owners, business analysts and stakeholders, to understand requirements and translate them into scalable and efficient data engineering solutions.

  • Collaborate with DevOps and infrastructure teams to optimize performance, scalability, and availability of the Metrics Store data product.

  • Stay updated with emerging trends, technologies, and advancements in data engineering, recommending and implementing innovative solutions to drive continuous improvement

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.

  • Proven experience (3+ year) in a leadership role, managing a team of Data Engineers or similar roles.

  • Proven experience (7+ years) in data engineering, including designing and implementing scalable data pipelines and data solutions.

  • Expertise in programming languages like Python and proficiency in SQL.

  • Solid understanding of data modelling, data warehousing concepts, and ETL/ELT processes.

  • Experience with Azure cloud-based data platforms such as Synapse, Data Factory, and Power BI.

  • Experience with Power App /Dataverse

  • Demonstrated experience in driving simplification efforts to improve solution quality, reduce bugs, and enhance development efficiency.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to analyze complex data engineering challenges.

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • You will come to report to the Head of Data Platforms.


If you are a self-driven individual passionate about data engineering and enjoy leading teams to deliver high-quality solutions, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our Metrics Store data product.



Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


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