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Principal Engineer Enterprise Data and Analytics

  • Practice Data

  • Technologies Business Intelligence Jobs and Data Recruitment

  • Location Laakdal, Belgium

Senior Data Architect – Netherlands – 6-12 month contract


Non negotiables:

  • Extremely strong communication skills: able to communicate technical decisions clearly to different stakeholders, including non-technical stakeholders.
  • Able to articulate pros and cons between different architectural decisions.
  • Able to lead the teams on their technical decisions on a daily basis.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with creating and maintaining production pipelines.
  • Problem solving mindset.
  • Eager to learn.
  • Able to self-manage and prioritize different workloads.
  • Strong collaborator and team player .
  • Self-starter, energetic, optimistic. Maintains focus in a changeable environment.
  • Deal with complexity, able to filter out 'noise' to identify important tasks and deliverables.
  • Pragmatic, delivery focused. Can make value judgements, where to cut 'fat', where to hold firm.




  • Ability to develop and manage all aspects of data analytics solutions, with a focus on technical architecture and dependencies, but also including plans, business stakeholders, schedule and resourcing, tools, and the engineering method.
  • Ability to develop or revise the solution approach as new data and business requirements arise.
  • Use of automation to assure data quality. Has experience of using KPIs and other metrics to build and keep stakeholder confidence.
  • Strong technical knowledge of data warehouses, data lakes, SQL, NoSQL, APIs and data analytics tools.


Technologies: AWS, S3, Hive, Kafka, Snowflake, PySpark, Git, Terraform, data visualization tools (e.g.: Domo and Tableau).

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