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India’s leading gourmet meat brand

Lead Data Engineer

₹25,000 – ₹30,000
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Position: Lead Data Engineer

Job Location: Bangalore

About Licious

Licious, operated by Delightful Gourmet Pvt. Ltd, is India’s leading gourmet meat brand. Headquartered in Bangalore and recently expanded to Hyderabad and NCR. Licious was launched in September 2015 by Abhay Hanjura and Vivek Gupta who sensed a huge business opportunity in offering prime quality meat products that was otherwise dominated by the unhygienic and unreliable wet market followed by frozen meat options which is an unpopular workaround for Indian consumers. Licious follows an end-to-end business based on the hub and spoke model that starts from procuring the fresh produce to processing, storage and delivery. Through this entire supply chain, the freshness and nutritional content of the meat is strictly maintained till the delivery at the doorstep of the consumer. Licious was started with the aim of satisfying customers with world class meat, fish, seafood and meat based products (Spreads , soups & pickles) . Powered by technology, Licious delivers within 120 minutes of ordering through either the web site or the Licious app.


As a Lead Data Engineer, you will be part of the team which is responsible for building the foundations that enable data driven Business and the digital transformation journey at Licious. You will work with data strategists to understand the business requirements and execute the tactical aspects of delivering on the vision. The team will be responsible for driving various tool selection initiatives, ingesting data from different source systems making it available in various ways to be analysed.

DaaS development is building the Next Generation Data processing platform with cost-effective and distributed applications on commodity hardware using best-in-class technology components. Building next generation DaaS applications require collaboration with exceptional group of software engineers, Data architects, DevOps engineers, payment experts and infrastructure architects.

This assignment will create new capabilities in Data Platform to interface and process VIP authorization data real time to create time window based modelling and near real time data visualization for trouble shooting and research. You will help shape the overall structure of the DaaS(Data as a Service) offerings.


• Extensively build scalable, high-performance distributed systems that deal with large data volumes.

• Investigate, identify and establish new tools and processes for data warehousing, data quality assurance, reporting, business intelligence, data governance and data cataloging.

• Setup reliable data ingestion pipelines for new data sources and integrate them effectively with existing data sets

• Assemble, aggregate and transform large datasets to meet the requirements of downstream data consumers

• Build data quality tracking mechanisms and diligently execute the issue address processes

• Address inevitable disruptions in data ingestion and processing

• Develop a comprehensive data catalog

• Develop robust internal documentation

• Implement data governance strategies as required by the business

• Address questions and concerns from downstream data consumers

• Continue to adapt to changes based on emergence of new technologies, new competitors, artificial intelligence and alternative sources of data


• 4 to 6 years of experience in data engineering, data warehousing or data engineering

• Advanced working knowledge of multiple SQL and NoSQL storages. Experience working with relational databases, query authoring as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases

• Proficient in at least one programming language (Python, Scala, Java etc).

• SME for one of the Data Warehouse Solutions: Redshift, Google Bigquery, Snowflake or equivalent

• Should be able to build data platforms for batch and streaming workloads using cloud services and cloud storage.

• Big Data analytics: Hive, Hadoop, Spark or equivalent

• Workflow management: Oozie, PySpark, Scala

• Reporting and BI: Looker, Qlikview, Tableau, Microstrategy, PowerBI or equivalent.

• Tools used to identify and manage unstructured data

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, empathy, initiative and ownership

• Superb analytical skills, technical aptitude, influencing skills and attention to detail

• Experience working with Analytics, Data Science or Reporting teams

• Eager to learn new things and passionate about technology

• Flexible and be able to embrace change effectively

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelors or master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or in another quantitative fields

• Strong technical skills in best of class technologies around building data platform, data lake, data warehousing, data wrangling, data quality, and data governance

• Fast learned

• Ability to work effectively with a varied set of teams

• Process focused
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Hiring contact

ajay kumar

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Licious at a glance

India’s leading gourmet meat brand

Licious focuses on Mobile Application, Consumer, and Website. Their company has offices in Bengaluru. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.licious.com

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