Director of Data Engineering
Company: Arcadis N.V.
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Arcadis islooking for people with a passion to drive and execute
Digital to the core ofeverything we do. We firmly believe in
"Everything Digital, DigitalEverything". We are transforming, we
are reimagining the industry and we arereimagining how communities
and nations can help becoming more sustainableplaces to live for
today and future generations.
Technologyis the core and integral part of what we do, all the way
for empoweringArcadians to harnessing power of data and AI/ML for
sensors, IIOT and AdvancedDrones, the technology teams are Dreaming
Big and Delivering on future. As partof our Technology drive, we
are looking for on-board talented and passionatepeople (Full Stack
Engineers, Product Leaders, Cyber Experts, Data Buffs,Architects)
across multiple locations including India, Romania, parts of
Europeand North America. We are currently seeking a Director of
Data Engineering.-- This position can be located out of any of our
Globallocations including any of our United States, European, and
Asia Pacificoffices. Click here to view our office locations. As
Director of Data Engineering, you must be a hands-onengineering
leader with a broad and deep data skillset who can spearhead
multipleconcurrent data initiatives to meet business goals and
improve existing dataprocessing pipelines. As a leader, you
challenge conventional thinking and workwith stakeholders to
identify and improve the status quo. You're passionateabout talent
development for your own team and beyond. You're comfortable
withopen-source languages and have experience developing data
platforms andsolutions using open-source tools and cloud computing
platforms. You arestatistically-minded and have built models,
validated them, and back-testedthem. You have experience with
clustering, classification, sentiment analysis,time series, and
deep learning. Building and maintaining strong relationships and
earning andmaintaining confidence with both customers and business
leaders are criticallyimportant responsibilities for this role. The
ideal candidate may be locatedanywhere within India, the United
States, or Europe and should be able totravel internationally up to
25%. Who you areand what defines you?
- You are a force-multiplier for data engineering purpose,helping
the team to craft a winning data strategy, driving the data
roadmap,and translating those objectives into action.
- You are a thought leader, motivated to find opportunities
tobuild something that does not exist - turning ambiguity into
vision anddirection, and a go getter with an aggressive 'I can'
approach that gets youradrenaline going.
- You possess a sense of intellectual curiosity and a
burningdesire to learn. You are a clear and decisive thinker who
thrives in workingacross global teams as an expert in dealing with
- You challenge conventional thinking and workwith stakeholders
to identify and improve the status quo.
- Your technical leadership includes the ability to
inspire,influence, hire, and mentor a young and talented team.
- You have deep passion for open-sourcelanguages and experience
developing data platforms and solutions usingopen-source tools and
cloud computing platforms.
- You are statistically-minded and have builtmodels, validated
them, and backtested them. You have experience withclustering,
classification, sentiment analysis, time series, and deep learning
What youwill own?
- Serve as the primary lead on program scoping,development, and
implementation related to data ingestion, aggregation,availability,
and processing to drive and enable additional insights
fromavailable data sets, working with product/data science, when
- Find improvements and help keep the datapipelines in an
efficient, resilient, and well-tuned state with the goal ofreducing
processing related infrastructure efforts and expenses, saving
bothtime and money for the company.
- Be the steward of the data ecosystem gettingbuy-in from all
stakeholders for enhancements and
cleanup/organizationalimprovements of the data throughout the
- Be the technical partner fornon-data-engineering teams (i.e.,
product, data science, client analytics, andthe rest of
engineering) with their data needs/requirements,
activelyparticipating in all phases, from inception of the idea to
- Significant experience working with structuredand unstructured
data at scale and comfort with a variety of different
stores(key-value, document, columnar, etc.) as well as traditional
RDBMSes and datawarehouses.
- Excellent verbal and written communicationskills; must work
well in an Agile, collaborative team environment.
- Grooming and mentoring team members viaconstructive feedback,
encouragement, and leveraging strengths of individualmembers of the
team to increase confidence, autonomy, and productivity.
Empowerteam to be outspoken and accountable.
- Leverage a broad stack of technologies - Python,Conda, Azure,
Spark, and more - to reveal the insights hidden within hugevolumes
of numeric, BIM, Location Based, semi-structured and textual
- Build machine learning models through allphases of development,
from design through training, evaluation, validation,and
- Develop measurement plans and strategies toimprove the
effectiveness of the program.
- Manipulate and analyze complex, high-volume,high-dimensionality
data from varying sources using a variety of tools and dataanalysis
- Previous expe rience with relational and non-relational
databases,--ope n source programming languages for largescale data
analysis and--machinelearning #LI-JC1 Qualifications Required
- Bachelor's Degree plus 10 years of experiencein data
engineering, or Master's Degree plus 7 years of experience in
dataanalytics, or PhD plus 3 years of experience in data
- 5 years of experience managing peopleand/or teams Preferred
- PhD in "STEM" field (Science, Technology,Engineering, or
Mathematics), plus 5 years of experience in data analytics
- At least 2 year of experience working withPublic Cloud Why
Choose Arcadis? Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting
firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in
partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and
sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile
and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and
improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems
in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los
Angeles. Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and
accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world
results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries,
creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every
challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity
and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to
sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.
Arcadis. Improving quality of life. Every day, our Environment,
Water, and Infrastructure experts apply their strengths and
collaborate across disciplines and geographies to create
exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our clients. Members of
the Arcadis Corporate Services teams, apply emerging technologies,
foster innovation, and work collaboratively. We create solutions
that enable Arcadians to deliver the best customer experience in
the industry and achieve our client's goals. We continuously
develop our skills and capabilities with global learning
opportunities and workshops. Join us and start improving quality of
life for clients and communities across North America today!-- EEO
statement We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans
are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of
non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race,
creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability,
marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship
status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited
by law. In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency
Rules:-- Arcadis offers benefits for full time positions. These
benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage along with a
401K plan, STD and LTD, and Life Insurance as well as some
additional optional benefits.-- Full time positions also come with
annual PTO days and at certain levels a bonus program may apply.--
The Salary range for this role is $127,504 - $204,256 for Colorado
based positions only. Other locations will vary in salary range.
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