Available Opportunities
VAC9284 - Senior Engineer, Data Management / FASTtelco Subsidiary of Ooredoo Kuwait
Field: Technology Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Kuwait - Kuwait City Closing date: 31-Mar-2024
Role Purpose:
  • This role will primarily focus on technically governing Ooredoo ‘s Data Management Solutions domain, which includes Datawarehouse, Big Data and BI applications.

  • This role will provide technical expertise for Ooredoo’s Data Management Solutions domain in applications design, capacity management and enhancements.

  • She/he will analyse, design, and govern the projects and the needed developments, focusing on the applications in the areas considering their evolving Technologies. This is in addition to enhancing the features , performing as-is and to-be design and architecture analysis, defining and executing lifecycle management compliance checkpoints and reviews, in accordance with Ooredoo’s vision in its roadmap.

  • The role will also execute hands on tasks on Datawarehouse, BigData and BI applications including Building reports and dashboards using latest tools

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for planning and design of Data Management solutions.

  • Define and Design the overall architecture for the applications in the domain in accordance with the enterprise provisioning flows, and plan their deployments accordingly based on projects requirements and industry best practices.

  • Work closely with business teams to understand their requirements and roadmaps, and translate them to Technical requirements.

  • Work hand in hand with other Applications and infrastructure planners to streamline and align integration requirements across end-to-end flows.

  • Work on enhancing Ooredoo‘s Data related domain applications Architecture, Application Integration flows and Protocols, Application Frameworks, and their related Technologies.

  • Explore and understand the new trends in the Market related to Data Management especially related to TELCO domain.

  • Understand and enhance the flows of the integration points with other systems to get relevant needed data to serve business needs.

  • Have complete understanding of Datawarehouse, Data Lake and ETL.

  • Maintain and Document the Logical Data model in the Datawarehouse.

  • Maintain and Document the design of ETL workflows.

  • Plan, Manage and document flow designs for ETL in collaboration with ADM team.

  • Understand the different ETL flows and have an end-to-end knowledge of the data lineage.

  • Design, Develop and Maintain Dashboards in modern tools like but not limited to, PowerBI, Qlik and Microstrategy

  • Design , create and  maintain Data model  in Datalake ( Big Data)

  • Design ,create and maintain ETL workflows to load data to Datalake

  • Develop and Maintain NIFI workflows for ensuring integration of Real time data.

  • Work Hand in Hand with Enterprise architecture team to implement the agreed reference architecture.

  • Maintain clean and clear reference documentation for all features and services used in the Data Management Solutions domain.

  • Perform discussions with the internal and external stakeholders to achieve high levels of quality and maximal functionality in the technical implementation of solutions

  • Align and approve designs for Change Requests (CRs) on the domain area systems handled by other Technical Teams.

  • Manage day to day issuing of work orders to operations team for any system change

  • Conduct feasibility studies.

  • Support new projects RFP releases, technical evaluations and reviews

  • Technical document creation (Projects Specifications document, engagement documents, RFP’s and RFQ’s, Evaluation sheets, etc.) as per the Company  processes & procedures

  • Verify SI/ vendors scope of work and technical designs in projects.

  • Align with company’s procedures and policies during projects implementations, related to Enterprise architecture, Security, Infrastructure, and any other required internal entity.

  • Conduct systems integration testing, and support UAT.

  • Ensure any project completion and closure by obtaining sign off from all main stakeholders (i.e. Operations & Business teams), and proper handover to relative teams.

  • Evaluate and plan software, sizing capacity, and licenses against the current load and forecasted needed expansions in the area responsible for.

  • Plan for needed upgrades for Applications, Databases &Operating systems in the area responsible for.

  • Provide support on special projects as and when assigned by senior management.

  • Ensure that upper management is informed on all critical issues pertaining to the area responsible for and makes recommendation for improvementsAligning implementations with Ooredoo group enterprise architecture strategy & Roadmap.

  • Assess new ICT Solutions market trends and identify the benefits to Ooredoo and impact of this new technology on current echo system.

  • Prepare the needed business cases, business benefit & ROI documents with every new investment.

  • Work closely with Ooredoo group to share best practices and ensure efficient synergy.

  • Work with stakeholders, both management level and SME level across the organization and within ICT division to contribute in building the holistic view of the organization's strategy, processes, and link this to the ICT department strategy. Contribute to the motivation of junior staff, providing day to day assistance where necessary.

  • Proactively take responsibility for self-improvement by staying well-informed of developments, knowledge and innovations in relevant field of expertise.

  • Other duties as directed by supervisor or other superiors.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science/ Telecoms / Communications / Electronics Engineering or related discipline and appropriate registration with a recognised professional institute

Other Information:
  • Good experience with Python, JAVA, Oracle, PL/SQL, SQL, and Linux is an added advantage.

  • Experience in developing and integrating solutions using RESTFUL API is an added advantage

  • Hands on experience working with AI/ML tools like R, SAS, Altryx are added advantage.

  • Awareness of new trends and best practices in Data management and Telecom Industry.

  • Proven ability to design, optimize and integrate business processes across different systems and mobile technologies.

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and project life cycle

  • Strong knowledge in ITIL, eTOM, TOGAF, and TM Forum principles and enterprise wide adoption.

  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications like Excel, Word etc.

  • Excellent command of both written and verbal English, Arabic would be an advantageStrong Analytical skills

  • Fair Project Management skills

  • Strong Technical skills

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to rapidly learn new concepts and business models.

Additional Internal Information:

To qualify for the position, please make sure that you meet the below criteria:

  • You must have completed one year in the Company.
  • Please inform your line manager by e-mail.
  • Your sick leaves must not exceed fifteen (15) days.
  • You must not have any warnings.
  • Your last appraisal must be Solid Performer or higher.

Please include your employee number in your application.

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Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv