Data Engineer

Date: Feb 16, 2024

Location: MADRID, ES, 28037

Company: HOLCIM Group



The Data Engineer is responsible for developing, supporting and enhancing IT solutions in the Business Intelligence and Data Analytics area (from Data Acquisition, Ingestion and Data Modeling to Big Data, Analytics and Front end Tools).

The person is expected to promptly assess business needs and engage in a constructive and positive dynamic with business partners.

This position is expected to work closely with the business representatives and the rest of the Reporting and Data Analytics team to provide collaborative solutions and practices to maximize business value through technology.

The position works closely with third party partners (offshore and nearshore) and is able to effectively collaborate in this set up. 

Reporting Line: Direct report to the Department Manager



  • Supports the transformation in Business Intelligence, being aware about new technologies and market trends.

  • Focuses efforts on continuous improvement, identifying and seizing opportunities for synergy.

  • Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm. 

  • Manages change requests on regional applications in adherence to regional change management processes and internal control requirements. Supports evolution of existing models and application maps.

  • Analyzes, implements and follows up to deliver a technical solution aligned with the agreed business processes and following the established governance and applicable guidelines and policies. Figures out the processes necessary to get things done.

  • Ensures that the solution is delivered on time, budget and quality. Promotes an adequate prioritization of activities.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the business. 

  • Steps up to handle tough issues and readily takes action on challenges, without unnecessary planning. 



  • University degree in the field of computer science, engineering, administration and/or related field for which provides business advice. A Master’s degree is strongly preferred. 

  • 5+ years of related work experience.

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in active Big Data.

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in Data Analytics in AWS.

  • Good knowledge on Orchestration of data pipelines (Airflow) and Containerization technologies (Docker and ECS).

  • Experience on open source tools would be an advantage: Flink, Kafka, Spark and Hadoop.

  • Experience in programming and databases would be an advantage: Python, Java and SQL.

  • Experience in QlikView and QlikSense would be an advantage.

  • Experience in Agile methodology would be an advantage.

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in English.

  • Spanish, French, Arabic, German and/other languages used in the countries in which we operate would be an advantage. 

  • Pursues everything with energy, drive and the need to finish. Persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. 

  • Experienced with systems design and development from business requirements analysis to day-to-day management.

  • Adapts quickly to changing resource requirements and enjoys multi-tasking applying knowledge of the organization (internal structures, processes and culture) to advance multiple objectives.

  • Pushes him/herself and helps others achieve results. Partners with others to get work done. Works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives 

  • Works effectively with third parties (including offshore and nearshore service providers). 

  • Assist in prioritizing and executing tasks in a high-pressure environment. 

  • Ability to effectively work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment. 

  • Highly motivated and attentive to detail. 




  • Value inclusion within the day to day responsibilities by respecting others’ perspectives/ convictions, engaging others’ opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas and opinions are valued within the team / “internal” customers and external partners. 

  • Respect and take into consideration diversity by valuing different world views, challenges and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds. 

  • Is sensitive to how people, cultures and organizations function. Deals comfortably with organizational politics. Steer through the organizational maze to get things done.

  • Demonstrates positive thinking mindset, consistently identifying highlights.

  • Shows a can-do attitude in good and bad times and acts as a role model in terms of ethics and self awareness. 

  • Ability to travel within the region for extended periods of time in a row (up to 40% in a year).