Cloud Tech Lead [Palantir Foundry]

Posted 27 Oct 2023

Cairo, Egypt - Egypt

Req Id 269214


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.


Your Role: Are you ready to lead the design and align operations of our cloud-native data & analytics technology stack consisting of AWS and Palantir Foundry? As the Tech Lead, you are responsible for designing and architecting the engineering & operations of our global data and analytics technology stack. To be successful in this role you will need to act as an authority figure who will guide our four sectors to ensure best practices are applied when leveraging the Palantir Foundry platform alongside AWS. As part of the newly established Data Office, you will work closely with the Lead Product Manager. You will provide thought leadership for a team of Data, Cloud, and DevOps engineers. Your focus together with the engineering team is on implementing and operating a cloud-based technology stack for data & analytics, building up our engineering best practices and Continuous Integration & Deployment (CI/CD), and providing guidance to junior engineers within the team and beyond. You use your creativity to find innovative, fast, and sustainable solutions while ensuring security, compliance with regulations (e.g. GxP), scalability, and uptime of our distributed cloud-based environments. You drive the technical foundation for advanced platform topics such as Infrastructure as Code, CI/CD, and (ML-)Ops in close collaboration with the Architecture team. You focus on both the cloud-native data & analytics technology stack and the frame for all data & analytics solutions delivered within the ecosystem. You will also take over functional leadership responsibility to drive the evolution of the technology stack, leading and coaching other engineers as we build out our engineering capabilities across the company.     


Who you are:

  • You have a B.Sc. (or higher) Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field.

  • You are strong in hands-on software development, and you have a strong track record focusing on software delivery with profound experience building cloud-native systems

  • You have technical leadership experience leading & tutoring engineering teams to deliver complex software and services  

  • You have extensive skills in ETL design and development using Python, PySpark or Java  

  • You know the landscape of cloud technologies and services required from ingesting, storing, and manipulating data to building advanced analytics, and have in-depth experience and ideally relevant certification with services with AWS, Palantir Foundry or Azure (Architect, Networking, Security, SysOps)

  • You can establish software engineering best practices incl. DevOps/MLOps, working cross-functionally, enabling more junior team members and other stakeholders to do the same

  • You possess proficiency and experience with infrastructure as code, good API design practices, Linux containers, and containerized applications

  • You understand the concepts of various fields of software engineering, such as web frontends and backends, SQL and NoSQL databases, continuous integration and continuous deployment, as well as system security and identity management

  • You are experienced with version control (git), automated testing, continuous integration, and deployment (also including Continuous Deployment for Machine Learning / CD4ML)

  • You have experience in a regulated environment is a plus (GxP)

  • You are an excellent team player who takes accountability and thinks cross-functional  

  • You are proficient in English

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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