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NTT DATA Services

Data Engineer

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Req ID: 269768

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Data Engineer to join our team in Heredia, Heredia (CR-H), Costa Rica (CR).

Lead Data Engineer Job Description


The Lead Data Engineer will design, build and operate high performance data centric solutions utilizing the comprehensive big data capabilities for the company's data platform environment. In this role, you will act as an authority for data access pathways and techniques working with analysts within the functional data analytics team. You will design data structures and pipelines to collect data and design and implement data transformations, combinations or aggregations. You will lead and coordinate the work for the other engineers and support the team under agile methodologies.

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  • Collaborate with businesses, application and process owners, and product team members to define requirements and design solutions for the company's big data and analytics solutions.
  • Participate in the decision-making process related to architecting solutions.
  • Develop technical solutions utilizing big data and cloud-based technologies and ensuring they are designed and built to be sustainable and robust.
  • Perform data modeling and prepare data in databases for use in various analytics tools and configurate and develop data pipelines to move and optimize data assets.
  • Provide necessary technical support through all phases of solution life cycle.
  • Build prototypes to test new concepts and be a key contributor of ideas and code that improve the core software infrastructure, patterns and standards.
  • Help drive the adoption of new technologies and methods within the functional data and analytics team and be a role model and mentor for data engineers.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Lead and coordinate the work of the data engineering members of the team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Proven experience using any Hadoop Distribution, preferably Cloudera, to build solutions that deliver value through leveraging data as an asset
  • Understanding of Cloud Computing
  • Proven experience in building batch and streaming data pipelines using Sqoop, Kafka and/or Spark
  • Proven experience using SQL or noSQL
  • Experience developing software using agile methodologies such as Scrum and/or Kanban
  • Strategic thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build trust and relationships and influencing others
  • Result orientation and ability to work in ambiguous situations where requirements are not clear
  • Experience with Unix shell scripting
  • Fluent in English

  • Experience with reporting and analytics tools
  • Experience working with various types of data sources such as SAP, JDE and other ERP systems
  • Proficiency in at least one backend programming language such as Java, Python, C#, Golang
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients' long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

Job Segment: Cloud, Testing, Database, Developer, ERP, Technology

Client-provided location(s): Heredia Province, Heredia, Costa Rica
Job ID: NTT_DATA-269768
Employment Type: Other