Cloud Data Engineer

Mid-level • Full-time • Remote or Cluj-Napoca

Job Summary

Founded over 20 years ago, our partner's main ambition was to change the world of benefits. Fast forward to the present day and it is leading the way as a cornerstone benefits technology product.

Our partner is a global professional services firm, headquartered in New York City with businesses in insurance brokerage, risk management, reinsurance services, talent management, investment advisory, and management consulting.

The regional hub will contain teams of Application Developers, Business Analysts, Project/Program Managers, and other technology roles that require time zone overlap with clients in EMEA. As a regional hub, they are equipped to scale their vast technical expertise through a variety of outputs, while helping to unleash their potential as one company, to effectively meet today's emerging challenges through the brilliant technology they build and deliver together.

Join our partner on this exciting journey as we look to scale our regional hub in Cluj-Napoca.


Cloud computing allows the company to modernize and consolidate IT infrastructure, automate workloads, and pursue next-generation innovation. To continue this transformation, the Global Data and Analytics team is seeking an experienced Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Engineer who has expertise in the development and implementation of large-scale projects in the cloud. Extensive knowledge of cloud maintenance, and advanced industry knowledge are essential to keep our partner on the cutting edge.

The Cloud Data Engineer will be part of a very talented team building niche data capabilities to modernize and migrate existing on-prem data masters to the cloud. This data engineer will contribute to building data ingestion and transformation pipelines in the cloud, resolving data processing and analytics issues, and developing tools and technologies to enhance the new data platform.

You will also be responsible for completing assigned user stories and tasks, including unit testing, and responsible for production deployment and maintenance as well as collaborating with extended teams in the Global Data Analytics space, Data Architecture, and Business and Product owners rolling into the CDO office.

The ideal candidate will have a firm grasp of emerging technologies, platforms, and applications and an ability to customize them to help our partner's business become more secure and efficient. The data engineer will have an immediate impact on the day-to-day efficiency of IT operations and an ongoing impact on growth.


  • Develop and maintain reusable and scalable data pipelines and build out new API integrations to support continuing increases in data volume and complexity
  • Work in tandem with source system teams to integrate and establish data pipelines using Databricks, Redshift, and other AWS services.
  • Collaborate with analytics and business teams to improve data models that feed business intelligence tools, increasing data accessibility, and fostering data-driven decision-making across the organization
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle for AWS solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance
  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root causes, fix, and document problems, and implement preventive measures
  • Demonstrate exceptional problem-solving skills, with an ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity
  • Actively contribute toward our partner's culture of continuous learning by proactively identifying and evangelizing best practices globally.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Romanian and English
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in computer science, information technology, or mathematics
  • 3+ years of relevant Data Ingestion/ETL/ELT, Big Data and Data Visualizations experience in mission-critical platforms
  • Strong Python or Java development and SQL experience
  • Experience with schema design and dimensional data modelling.
  • Experience working on AWS and related services (not limited to) such as Glue, Redshift, Lambda, Step Functions, API Gateway and DMS.
  • Must have experience working in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing expectations and requirements (Agile)


  • AWS developer or solutions architect certification.
  • Prior experience working in insurance services.
  • Experience in Databricks
  • Experience in building API services.
  • Experience in Informatica Tools like Power Center, IDQ, BDM/DEI etc.


  • An opportunity to work in a fast-growing, innovative company with lots of room for progression;
  • A fall-friendly environment that encourages learning and initiative;
  • A yearly budget and the opportunity to build your flexible benefits package;
  • 25 days off + 1 extra day off on your birthday;
  • Matching charity contributions, charity days off, and the Pay it Forward charity challenge;
  • Pension, Life, and Medical Insurance;
  • Our partner champions flexible working and their mission is to help you find YOUR work-life balance, whether that's standard working, part-time working, flexitime working, compressed hours, or working from home.

At our partner, they understand the modern career path's complexity and reality. If your experience looks a little different from what they’ve identified and you think you would be a great fit for the role, they would love to hear from you.

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