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Sr Manager, Data Engineering and Analytics



Data Science
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023

At FourKites we have the opportunity to tackle complex challenges with real-world impacts. Whether it’s medical supplies from Cardinal Health or groceries for Walmart, the FourKites platform helps customers operate global supply chains that are efficient, agile and sustainable.

Join a team of curious problem solvers that celebrates differences, leads with empathy and values inclusivity.

We are seeking an experienced Data Engineering Leader to join our growing team. You should have strong leadership skills and a proven track record of managing and developing high-performing data engineering teams. Have a deep understanding of data engineering principles and practices, and be able to design and implement efficient and scalable data pipelines.This data architecture will become the foundation to enable you to expand your responsibilities into analytics and predictions.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead and manage a team of data engineers, providing guidance and mentorship to team members.
  • Define and implement data engineering best practices and standards.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient and scalable data pipelines that ensure data quality and reliability.
  • Work with other departments to identify and prioritize data engineering requirements.
  • Develop and maintain ETL processes that integrate data from various sources, and ensure the data is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Collaborate with data analysts and scientists to understand their data needs and provide solutions.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and tools that can improve data engineering processes and capabilities.
  • Ensure data security and compliance with data protection regulations.
  • Enable the business operation (sales, CS, finance etc) and data science to build comprehensive analytics quickly and effectively.
  • Identify the gaps in our data infrastructure and design and build the solutions
  • Managing and leading teams to build systems and framework to process large data and real-time events

About the team:

Our product and engineering teams are dedicated to providing the industry’s best-in-class end to end supply chain visibility platform. We are committed to building a high-performing team with software craftsman-thinking who are dedicated to developing and enhancing our core platform, and we want you to be a central part of it!

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • At least 10+ years of experience in distributed systems, some of which are in data engineering, data infrastructure, data lake, data warehousing (snowflake, Redshift, etc), data visualization (sisense, powerbi, looker, etc), BI, MDM, and integration with at least 5+ years in a leadership position.
  • Strong leadership skills and a proven track record of managing and developing high-performing teams.
  • Deep understanding of data engineering principles and practices, including ETL, data modeling, and data warehousing.
  • Experience with large scale data processing using distributed systems, including hands-on experience with Kafka/Kubernetes.
  • Expertise with data formats including Parquet, Avro, Iceberg, ORC and a keen understanding of schema management and evolution techniques
  • Strong programming skills in one or more languages such as Python, Java, or Scala.
  • Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based data platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Knowledge of data security and compliance regulations such as GDPR and HIPAA.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Who we are:

FourKites® is the #1 supply chain visibility platform in the world, extending visibility beyond transportation into yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 2.5 million shipments daily across road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching over 185 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help companies digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,000 of the world’s most recognized brands — including 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 food and beverage companies — trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains.

FourKites provides competitive compensation with stock options, outstanding benefits and a collaborative culture for all employees around the globe. To help you be your best, we have 5 global recharge days, in addition to standard holidays, and a hybrid, flexible approach to work. Parental leave for all parents, an annual wellness stipend and volunteer days also provide you with time and resources for self care and to care for others. Throughout the year, FourKites sets aside time during the workday to learn and celebrate diversity. And we're always listening for new ways to support everyone in and out of the office.


  • Medical benefits start on first day of employment
  • 36 PTO days( Sick, Casual and Earned) , 5 recharge days, 2 volunteer days
  • Home Office setups and Technology reimbursement
  • Lifestyle & Family benefits
  • Annual Swags/ Festive Swags
  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities ( Professional development program, Toast Master club etc.)