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Data Solution Architect

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.

Role purpose:


As a Data Solution Architect, you will be responsible for leading the design, implementation, and maintenance of our Extrusion Data Cloud (EDC). This role requires strong technical expertise in Snowflake, along with exceptional leadership skills to guide the team effectively. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a deep understanding of data engineering principles, coupled with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, global manufacturing environment.



  • Lead the design, development, and deployment of the EDC, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions within the Snowflake platform
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the data platform team, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement
  • Drive best practices in data engineering, including data modelling, ETL processes, data integration, and data governance
  • Oversee the management and optimization of Snowflake resources, including warehouses, databases, and pipelines
  • Act as a subject matter expert on Snowflake, staying abreast of latest features, tools, and techniques to enhance the data platform
  • Develop and maintain documentation, standards, and procedures related to the EDC.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to troubleshoot issues, resolve technical challenges, and ensure timely delivery of solutions.
  • Thrive in a high-pressure environment, effectively managing priorities and deadlines to meet business objectives



  • At least 8+ years of experience in data engineering, with at least 5 years in a leadership or tech lead role
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Snowflake, including data modeling, SQL scripting, and performance optimization
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing principles, preferably with experience in Azure.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and delivering complex data platform projects in a global enterprise setting
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Fluent English is must
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry or similar highly regulated environment is a plus
  • Snowflake certification(s) is a strong plus

Hydro offers:


  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company
  • Diverse, global teams
  • Flexible work environment/home office (hybrid)
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts
  • Possibility to grow with the company
  • Attractive benefit package

Applications from severely disabled and equally disabled people will be considered with equal suitability.
Please apply online in ONE with your CV and optionally a cover letter.


If you have any question feel free to contact:


Anita Baloni-Kovacs

A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Jun 7, 2024

Budapest, HU Székesfehérvár, HU

Department:  Data & Analytics
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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