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Data Engineer, Dubai

Keywords / Skills : Data Engineer, Big Data, Data Science, data models , data architectures, , data pipelines, SQL , NoSQL, Qlik, Tableau, PowerBI, Machine-learning-as-a-service

Posted: 2019-12-02

Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
2nd Dec 2019
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Project Description

Big Data and Data Science is revolutionising large parts of the financial services industry..
Excelian's Digital Consulting team is investing in these technologies, and is actively building up a Big Data Practice across a number of regions. We are therefore looking to hire a Data Engineer into our Abu Dhabi and Dubai practices.
You will work with Data Scientists in engineering the appropriate data environments for our projects. In particular, you will be developing the means to collect and ingest data, developing data models and data architectures, creating automated data pipelines, and taking the lead in making these Production-ready. You will assist with integrating with existing applications, and will be working with leading organizations and teams in the region..
We are interested in hearing from individuals with a background in data - both SQL and non-SQL, and ideally some scripting background. An interest in, or exposure to AI & ML would also be helpful.


You will work alongside a strong, global team of individuals with diverse backgrounds and skills in a variety of areas to:
- Analyse data sources, and acquire data
- Create data pipelines, and integrate to final data destinations
- Create appropriate data models, architectures and pipelines
- Move the models and pipelines into Production
You will assist the practice in:
- Developing templates and accelerators, across a variety of libraries and platforms.
- Participating in pre-sales work and client work as necessary
You will collaborate with business and technology partners to grow and develop the data science practice


Your Skills
- Strong data-related development skills, preferably in mainstream versions of SQL and NoSQL. Experience of scripting languages, especially Python
- Exposure to the full Software Development Life Cycle, and experience of working in a modern development team
- Good analytical skills
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. The successful candidates will be expected to communicate effectively with both business and technical teams
- At least some experience with big data

Your Experience
- Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
- At least two years of software development experience
Nice to have
Your skills
- Exposure to analytics, and/or Machine-learning-as-a-service.
- Experience in working with / supplying data to visualization tools such as Qlik, Tableau, PowerBI or similar.
- Good understanding of data integration patterns

Your experience
- Experience with / exposure to software development for analytic applications
- Experience in big data
- Experience in projects involving cross-functional teams

  • English: Advanced/Fluent

About Company

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, (NYSE: DXC), is a digital strategy and software engineering firm providing bespoke technology solutions that drive business change for customers the world over. Luxoft uses technology to enable business transformation, enhance customer experiences, and boost operational efficiency through its strategy, consulting, and engineering services. Luxoft combines a unique blend of engineering excellence and deep industry expertise, specializing in automotive, financial services, travel and hospitality, healthcare, life sciences, media and telecommunications. For more information, please visit
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