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Principal Software Engineer

Location: Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 216969

External Description:

What You’ll Do

  • Perform (hands-on coding) all phases of the software development cycle: requirements gathering, design, development, testing, releasing, and maintaining software products.
  • Inspire, lead, and mentor less senior software engineers in a flexible, fast-paced work environment.
  • Establish procedures and standards (e.g. software engineering methods) that produce high-quality software products and services.
  • Apply software engineering methodologies (e.g. agile or waterfall) depending on the business and technical needs.
  • Learn and adapt quickly to different technologies and tools.
  • Development of accurate time estimates and milestones for projects.
  • Manage risks, defects, and issues with action plans; develop contingency plans for schedule slips and issues at the scale of their software application or a bigger data ecosystem.
  • Able to act as technical lead for one or more projects.

Who You’ll Work With

You will be reporting into Head of Data & Analytics, and you will be in the consulting organization. As a Lead SW Engineer you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate a software solution into a bigger data/analytics solution. You will be effectively communicating technical solutions and decisions to both technical and leadership audiences through documentation, presentations, and verbal communications.

What Makes You a Qualified Candidate

Technical Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or engineering from a reputable university.
  • At least 10 years of experience in software development and software engineering management.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages especially Unix Shell scripting (e.g. Bash) and Python.
  • Extensive experience with Web Services (REST & SOAP)
  • Strong experience with test and build systems such as Jenkins, GitLab, GitHub.
  • Expert level in either C, Java, C++, or C#.
  • Advanced level in SQL.
  • Familiar with Docker, Kubernetes, DevOPS, and MLops.
  • System development experience
  • Analytical rigor
  • Solid understanding of data warehousing concepts

Consulting Qualifications

  • Eye for detail and ability to communicate your thoughts and ideas across global teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent technical & business presentation skills.
  • Ability to do pre-sales activities
  • Professional consulting background at the corporate level
  • Customer obsession and experience with working with customers including requirement analysis and product support.

What You’ll Bring

  • Intermediate understanding of data analysis and artificial intelligence
  • Intermediate knowledge of full-stack web development.
  • Teradata product experience is desirable

Necessary Job Requirements

  • Must be based in Cairo, Egypt.
  • Must be a native Arabic speaker.
  • Must be willing to work on-site with clients (Egyptian Government, Telecommunication Operators, and Banks) 100% of the time.
  • Must pass security clearance to work with the Egyptian Government.

CountryEEOText_Description: Why We Think You’ll Love Teradata We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are.

City: Cairo

State: Al Qahirah

Community / Marketing Title: Principal Software Engineer

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

Our Company

At Teradata, we believe that people thrive when empowered with better information. That’s why we built the most complete cloud analytics and data platform for AI. By delivering harmonized data, trusted AI, and faster innovation, we uplift and empower our customers—and our customers’ customers—to make better, more confident decisions. The world’s top companies across every major industry trust Teradata to improve business performance, enrich customer experiences, and fully integrate data across the enterprise.

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