Lead Data Engineer

Requisition ID
Fort Lauderdale

Job Profile

We are looking for a Lead Data Engineer to join the data foundation team. The person will be responsible for managing a small team of data engineers and build highly scalable data pipelines and maintain the data infrastructure.


Vista Global Holding provides worldwide business flight services. A global group headquartered at the DIFC in Dubai, Vista Global integrates a unique portfolio of companies offering asset-light services to cover all key aspects of business aviation: guaranteed and On Demand global flight coverage; aircraft leasing and finance; and cutting-edge aviation technology.


The group’s mission is to lead the change to provide customers with the most advanced flying services and the very best value, anytime, anywhere around the world. Vista Global’s knowledge and understanding of all facets of the industry deliver the best end-to-end offering and technology to any business aviation customer, through its VistaJet and XO branded services.

Your Responsibilities

Technical lead:

  • Manage a small team of data engineering projects with a team of 1-3 data engineers.
  • Technical hands-on development of complex data pipelines, implementation, and documentation of data engineering best practices.
  • Collaborate with data engineering, analytics, data science leadership to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.
  • Good understanding of consumer data platforms(CDP) like Braze, Mix Panel, Google Analytics, Zoom Info, Acxiom, Zendesk etc.

Provide Functional Expertise:

  • Define, build, and maintain optimal data pipeline infrastructure
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, devops etc.
  • Define and build the infrastructure required for efficient extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources


Connect the Dots:

  • Assemble large, sophisticated data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
  • Build data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our products into innovative industry leaders
  • Manage the resolution of data-related technical issues of business stake holders.



  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Comply with all policies and standards

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience as a data engineer. 3 or more years of experience managing a team of data engineers
  • Must Have experience with (Oracle data integrator) ODI, snowflake. 
  • Strong background in math, statistics, computer science, data science or related discipline
  • Advanced knowledge programming language: Python
  • Production experience with: Airflow, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker / Kubernetes, Snowflake, Databricks etc.

 Proficient with:

  • Database technologies (e.g. PostgreSQL, Redshift, Snowflake etc), DBT(Data Build Tool)
  • Comfortable learning about and deploying new technologies and tools.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and meet established deadlines.


Familiarity and experience in the following is a plus:

  • AWS certification
  • Spark
  • Kafka Streaming / Kafka Connect
  • MongoDB
  • CI/CD: GitLab, Jira, Confluence other related tools


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