Engineering Manager with Data background (#1468)

United States, Ukraine
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Largest student transportation provider

We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to join and lead one of the key development streams.

About the project:

Our customer is the leading school transportation provider in North America, being the owner of more than a half of all yellow school buses in the United States. Every day, the company completes 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined and delivers reliable, quality services for 1,100 school districts. 

N-iX has built a successful cooperation with the client delivering a range of complex initiatives. As a result, N-iX has been selected as a strategic long-term partner to drive the digital transformation on an enterprise level, fully remodeling the technology landscape for 55,000 employees and millions of people across North America. 

As Engineering Manager, you will lead a development stream responsible for core application suitе. You will be provided with the opportunity to involve development teams and non-development stakeholders to achieve mission critical goals of the enterprise.



  • Lead a group of development teams ensuring efficiency, goal orientation and achievement of business goals
  • Deploy and evolve software development processes across teams based on Agile principles and practices
  • Ensure proper level of cooperation and alignment between key functional components of development stream (development teams, product manager, architect, etc) and cross-stream stakeholders
  • Lead planning efforts involving development, product, architecture and quality perspectives
  • Identify and communicate project and product risks alongside mitigation strategies
  • Manage and communicate project status, apply corrective measures when necessary
  • Take ownership of analyzing results and incorporating process improvements on team and stream levels
  • Contribute to project prioritization based on development and product inputs
  • Address customer issues efficiently, lead towards process and product improvement
  • Deploy and monitor KPI and team performance metrics
  • Mentoring teams leadership and managers to reach optimal development performance



  • 5+ years of experience in Data Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience on engineering leadership role
  • In-depth understanding of data engineering concepts, including data modeling, ETL/ELT processes, data warehousing, and data lakes
  • Proficiency in working with cloud platforms, particularly AWS (Amazon Web Services), including services like S3, Glue, Lambda, DynamoDB, and others relevant to data engineering. 
  • Familiarity with Snowflake as Data Warehouse or alternatives(Redshift, BigQuery etc)  would be highly desirable.
  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable, fault-tolerant data pipelines using Apache Spark would be a plus
  • Experience on Data Project starting from scratch would be a plus
  • Practical knowledge of cloud native software observability and monitoring
  • Data Quality and Security aspects of data
  • Proficiency in agile team level development process (e.g. Scrum)
  • Experience with methodologies of agile software development at scale (SAFe, LeSS, etc)
  • Experience with portfolio management processes would be a plus
  • Strong analytical, structured and inventive thinking towards problem resolution
  • Self motivation and example based leadership skill
  • Upper-Intermediate/Advanced English level


We offer:

  • Flexible working format - remote, office-based or flexible
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Personalized career growth
  • Professional development tools (mentorship program, tech talks and trainings, centers of excellence, and more)
  • Active tech communities with regular knowledge sharing
  • Education reimbursement
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • Corporate events and team buildings
  • Other location-specific benefits

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