Job Description and Application

Post Date: 10/21/2021

Job Title: Lead Data Engineer

Location: Wichita, KS

Position Type: Full-Time, Salary

Pay Range: Depends on Experience

Travel Required: Less than 15%

Overview: Our growing company is currently seeking a Lead Data Engineer to assist in the development of our Data/Business Intelligence Center. The Lead Data Engineer provides leadership and data expertise to other data professionals and Control Systems Engineers who work to acquire and deliver data, build data warehouses, develop reports and KPIs, and provide analytics to bring decisions to the data. We use many platforms such as OSI Pi, Power BI, MS SQL as well as other cloud-based and reporting systems. TEC needs someone who can help us take our data systems to the next level. This means you’ll need a strong technical foundation in data engineering and the ability to make good choices around technology while keeping concrete business impact and long-term implications in mind. If you’re a data systems leader who wants to have a major impact, this role is for you. At TEC, our most valued asset is our people. We strive to attract and retain talented professionals by investing in employee growth and development. We focus on promoting teamwork, engagement, collaboration, and creativity. Our family culture and positive atmosphere allows work to be fun and enjoyable.

Essential Functions

  • Act as technical lead for a team comprising Data Engineers, Data Visualization Analysts, Business Intelligence Developers, and Data Scientists
  • Coordination, timely delivery, communication, and technical mentorship for a team with varying skill levels
  • Provide senior-level technical consulting to other engineers during design and development for complex and critical data projects
  • Assist in the design, development, documentation, and maintenance of database and reporting structures used to compile insights
  • Consistently evolve data processes and techniques in accordance with industry best practices
  • Contribute to ongoing improvement of quality assurance standards and procedures
  • Work directly with clients and the data team to identify the data strategy and roadmap that offers the greatest opportunities to their organization
  • Determine the correct architecture, data sources, data model, measures and governance for a given project
  • Determine processes to clean and validate the data and perform peer reviews of the solution to ensure accuracy, completeness, and uniformity
  • Analyze the data to identify patterns and trends
  • Interpret the data to discover solutions and opportunities
  • Communicate findings to stakeholders using visualizations and other means

Desired Technical Skills

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Power BI
  • SQL
  • OSI Pi
  • Ignition
  • SSIS
  • Strong report writing skills in any technology, including Microsoft Access, Crystal or SSRS
  • Strong data analytics skills including training or experience working with statistics


  • 3+ years in a technical leadership position
  • 5+ years working with SQL and Power BI
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex data issues correctly and clearly to both internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong documentation and project management skills

Additional Information

  • Salary depends on experience

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

TEC Systems Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state, or local law.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, or as needed.

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