Job Opportunity for Data Engineering Manager at Education Initiatives in Bengaluru

Website Education Initiatives


Software Development



Role and Responsibilities

  • Analyze requirements, produce accurate, unambiguous technical design specifications to the appropriate detail.
  • Collaborate with cross functional squad members (product and tech teams) to help them understand and fully comply with data quality standards, architectural guidelines and designs.
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
  • Set and maintain database standards. Develop processes for establishing and sustaining impeccable database security.
  • Install database servers, maintain with constant upgrades (including security patches, and hotfixes) and sustain the highest performance.
  • Establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security. Performance tuning of database systems.
  • Map out the conceptual design for a planned database.
  • Own and manage all changes to the data models. Create data models, solution designs and data architecture documentation for complex information systems powering the EI product.
  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards. Create automation for repeating database tasks.
  • Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata). Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and assistance.
  • Plans, designs, develops, integrates database scripts to consuming application components and helps to test software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products. Write, debug, and deploy scripts to production; deliver timely fixes in close collaboration with Developers and DevOps.
  • Deliver customer value in the form of high-quality software components and services in adherence with policies on security, performance, longevity and integration testing.
  • Be well versed in the latest development methodologies like Agile, Scrum, DevOps and unit testing for database scripts during development.
  • Adhere to DOD (story definition of done) as part of the sprint, including unit tests, functional testing, code reviews, no regressions, bug fixes, documentation and adhere to best coding practices.
  • Perform peer code reviews in order to ensure quality standards
  • Master the domain knowledge in the area of assignment
  • Take ownership of what the team builds after the release; consider customer adoption as success criteria
  • Volunteer for work in the backlog and commit to quality delivery; Coordinate efforts across the team to ensure completion and effectiveness
  • Participate and contribute to scrum meetings i.e. daily stand-up, sprint planning, readouts and retrospectives
  • Work collaboratively across the Technology and Product organizations to ensure alignment towards business goals
  • Should understand fundamentals of iterative product development.
  • Should understand the value of commitments to delivery made by the development team.


Must have

  • 7+ years of experience working with different databases like MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, Redshift, Clickhouse etc.
  • Very good hands-on experience with programming language, preferred is Python
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design.
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory.
  • Ability to write and troubleshoot complex queries in various SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Basic understanding of disaster recovery and database backup procedures.
  • Experience with building high-quality software based upon architectural specifications.
  • Experience in NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • Very comfortable using GIT version control tool (we use Bitbucket)
  • Familiarity with reporting tools.
  • Ability to setup, monitor and troubleshoot CRON jobs
  • Ability to setup data pipelines, data lakes and data warehouses
  • Experience with data cleaning, data manipulation and data management skills
  • Certification in AWS Cloud Services is a bonus


  • Holds an academic degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Computational Science.


  • 7+ years of working experience as hands on industry experience.
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals.
  • Good technical knowledge of databases and query languages.
  • Ability to handle change and be open to it along with good time management and an able to work under stress.
  • Respond to technical queries / requests from various team members and customers.
  • Collaborate with various disciplines within engineering and outside such as product management, user experience, tech support and with customers to provide innovative solutions.
  • Facilitate technical decisions; incorporate feedback and emergent patterns; ensure technical cohesion in product architecture.
  • Experience in development and performance optimization of different databases and services.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven experience in Migrating database.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience levels.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction with a focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and superb communication skills.

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