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Cloud Data Engineer

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

The Cloud Data Engineer works on wide variety of business-critical, high-profile projects for internal customers and manufacturing locations, and helps them solve their data engineering, ML engineering problems, and leverage the ever-evolving cloud platform based on MS Azure.

  • Design and build robust, scalable, secure batch and streaming analytics pipelines, data platforms, and enterprise data lake solutions
  • Cover the whole product development lifecycle starting from performing PoCs to integrate and deploy modern BI & analytics solutions into production
  • Work as a technical expert alongside business process owners, product owners, DevOps, ML and infrastructure engineers to figure out how to reach business objective targets
  • Represent the voice for data product developers internally and influence our service offerings and data product strategy by working with cloud platform team and other cross-functional teams


  • Manage and orchestrate complex data pipelines using Azure Data Factory (ADF)
  • Design, implement, and optimize data transformation processes using Python libraries (Pandas, Numpy, PySpark)
  • Develop, maintain, and troubleshoot scalable data workflows on Databricks
  • Utilize Azure Data Explorer (ADX) for real-time data analysis and complex queries
  • Create and optimize SQL queries to extract, transform, and load data
  • Automate routine data tasks with Automation Runbooks and Azure Functions
  • Design and manage scalable data storage solutions using Azure Data Lake
  • Write and execute unit tests to ensure the integrity and quality of data
  • Utilize CI/CD pipelines using Azure DevOps for seamless integration and deployment
  • Optimize Azure usage to manage and reduce costs effectively


  • ~3 years of experience in data engineering or a similar role
  • Master/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer Associate or similar certification is a plus
  • Proficiency in using Azure Data Factory
  • Proven experience in data transformation using Python libraries
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and query optimization
  • Understanding of Azure Data Explorer (ADX) for data analysis
  • Fluent in English is mandatory, any other language is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with Databricks
  • Experience using GitHub
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools (e.g., Terraform, ARM templates) is a plus
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to details
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities

Hydro offers

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

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for the position.

Diversity improves our ability to act in accordance with The Hydro Way therefore all applications will be considered with equal suitability.


Please apply online with your CV and optionally a cover letter. 

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:  Jul 12, 2024

Székesfehérvár, HU Budapest, HU

Department:  DCS Portfolio Management
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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