Information Technology

Lead Data Engineer - Tessenderlo, Belgium





Your future job

Melexis designs, develops, tests and markets advanced integrated semiconductor products. Our devices meet the world’s growing demand for greener and safer cars that are fun to drive, smarter appliances, modern medical devices and  conscious buildings.
Working at Melexis means working with innovative, enthusiastic colleagues. With over 1,500 people  in 12 countries on 3 continents, Melexis is rapidly growing. 


As a lead data engineer at Melexis, you will be a key player in building our future data architecture and in realising a multitude of (big) data projects within the manufacturing domain. Your key responsibilities, in collaboration with the data architect and the rest of the data engineering team, will be to:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the manufacturing domain, the strategic direction and user needs.

  • Act as the data engineering representative within production.
  • Drive the overall technical architecture from data perspective.
    Provide additional insights for the various business teams.

  • Help define the state-of-the-art hybrid cloud data infrastructure.

  • Set up data pipelines from a multitude of systems towards our cloud platform.

Your profile

  • You have a master degree in an informatics, engineering, analytics or related field (or equivalent by experience) with preferably at least 5 years of experience in a similar role.

  • You have a practical knowledge of and experience with data engineering technologies, tools and platforms (e.g. PySpark, SQL, ETL using e.g. Databricks).

  • You have already worked with structured as well as unstructured data sets.

  • Relational and dimensional database modelling experience and knowledge of data warehouses, data lakes and databases is also a necessary asset.

  • Hands-on Python programming skills are a must have. 
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as Google Cloud and AWS is an advantage.

  • You are passionate about data, analytics and solving business problems.

  • You are results, customer and quality oriented.

  • You have excellent communication skills in English.

We offer

  • A challenging job in a dynamic high-tech international environment.
  • Opportunity to take ownership of your professional passion and build a successful career.
  • An enjoyable, team-oriented and professional atmosphere in a flat-structured organisation.
  • Versatile development opportunities in expert and/or leadership track and career mobility options.
  • Hybrid work in action.