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Cognizant Data Engineer

Cognizant Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Posted: 29 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $120k - $160k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Entry Level
  • English: Professional


Technical Lead

  • Qualification

    • Bachelors in science, engineering or equivalent
  • Responsibility

    • Project Planning and Setup:
      • Understand the project scope, identify activities/tasks, task level estimates, schedule, dependencies, risks and provide inputs to Module Lead for review.
      • Provide inputs to testing strategy, configuration, deployment, hardware/software requirement etc.
      • Review plan and provide feedback on gaps, timeline and execution feasibility etc as required in the project.
      • Participate in KT sessions conducted by customer/other business teams and provide feedback on requirements.
    • Requirement Understanding And Analysis
      • Analyze functional/non-functional requirements and seek clarifications for better understanding of requirements.
      • Based on understanding of system upstream & downstream, provide feedback and inputs on gaps in requirements and technical feasibility of requirements.
    • Design
      • Prepare the LLD/detailed design documents based on HLD and briefing from Module Lead.
      • Seek inputs from the developers on specific modules as applicable.
      • Consolidate all modules and provide to Module Lead/Architects/Designers for review.
      • Suggest changes in design on technical grounds.
    • Develop
      • Prepare components inventory for the code to be developed tying it to the non-functional requirements.
      • Identify tools and technologies to be used in the project as well as reusable objects that could be customized for the project.
    • Coding
      • Follow coding standards and best practices to develop code and check code quality.
      • Share developed code with supervisor for review.
      • Rework on the code based on inputs if required.
      • Perform complex integration.
    • Testing Management
      • Develop unit test cases for each module.
      • Conduct/guide conducting of unit and integration testing and fix defects.
      • Review/approve code to be moved to the testing environment.
    • Configuration Management
      • Maintain versions of the code or consolidate versions maintained by the Developers.
      • Provide support as required to the Administrators during configuration, code backups, deployment etc.
    • Deployment
      • Assess and create deployment/rollback plan.
      • Validate if all the components have been migrated and the right version is checked in.
      • Maintain deployment tracker.
    • Project Execution Monitoring & Closure
      • Monitor work of the developers and share work achieved with them.
      • Provide guidance through SDLC.
      • In case of change requests, provide inputs on the plan.
    • Service Support And Maintenance
      • Provide support for 1 week and hand over to the production team.
      • Identify if the incoming request is a service request/defect during the warranty or an incident.
      • If it is a code defect in the warranty, highlight to Lead and initiate defect fix process.
      • Post warranty, support in transition to maintenance team.
    • Knowledge Management
      • Post release participate in project review call and discuss points on what went well and what didn't.
      • Create and update knowledge articles (case studies, lessons learned) in the knowledge management repository.
      • Guide developers in creating such documents.
  • Must Have Skills

    • Spark in Scala
    • SQL
    • Azure DevOps
    • Python
    • New Prod Development-T&H
  • Good To Have Skills

    • Synapse Pipelines
    • Azure CLI
    • Azure PowerShell
    • Azure Synapse SQL Pool
    • Azure Synapse Spark Pool
    • Structured Streaming
    • Kafka
    • Azure Monitor
    • Azure Data Lake Store
    • Azure Key Vault
    • PySpark
    • Azure Event Hub
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