Data Engineering Team Leader

As a Data Engineering Team Leader, you will play the role of data ownership on behalf of the business (this includes representing the voice of the business division in the executive governance committee).

Ensure data stewardship is provided following the enterprise data management asset model and lead the data initiatives at the divisional level and represent the bank business divisions. Understand the business division strategies and participate in bank data-related strategies, e.g. enterprise data as assets strategy and information management strategy.

Play the role of liaison between business areas and the other data management sections. Ensure policies and standards are effectively implemented for data sources related to the assigned division.


  • Assist in the development and execution of the Data Stewardship policies, procedures and controls for all sources of the data
  • Perform the day-to-day activities and ensure that work processes are implemented as designed and comply with established policies, processes and procedures
  •  Manage the data stewardship at divisional level and provide a single contact / point to business of that division for their data.
  • Liaise with business areas to ensure their interests and requirements are considered.
  • Represents assigned business area for matters related to data, e.g. data requirements, data provisions
  • Represents business units in the Enterprise Data Governance Committee
  • Promote standards and consistent view of business data
  • Educate the Business Unit about the importance of Data & Information in driving the business
  • Supervise relationships with data consumers
  • Direct & guide the subordinates on how to play the role of Enterprise Data Steward on all levels
  • Manages the effective achievement of Enterprise Data Steward Unit objectives through the leadership of the Enterprise Data Steward
  • Unitsetting individual objectives, recruiting qualified staff, managing performance, developing and motivating staff, provision of formal and informal feedback and appraisal in order to maximise subordinate and division performance
  • Assesses the impact of introduced changes to people, process and systems and develops relevant communication and awareness initiatives to support the effective implementation of change
  • Represents the function and actively contributes in various committees/meetings (internal and external) as applicable and per authority levels in order to ensure relevant matters are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner
  • Contributes to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and practices taking into account ‘international best practice’, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement
  • Assists in the preparation of timely and accurate reports to meet company and department requirements, policies and standards


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Management Systems or Computer Science with preferably Master’s degree in MIS Minimum Experience
  • 6–8 years of relevant experience in Data & Information Management in banking responsibilities
  • 4–6 years experience in management in general
  • English: Advanced

Technical knowledge areas

  • Understanding of the bank’s strategy, objectives
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management
  • In-depth project management knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of the bank’s regulations

What we offer

🌎 Global Presence, Local Impact

Imagine yourself working in Qatar or Saudi Arabia, immersed in vibrant cultures while contributing to groundbreaking projects that shape the digital landscape.

With the flexibility to work remotely part of the time, you can enjoy the best of both worlds – an inspiring office environment and the comfort of your chosen workspace.

💼 Endless Possibilities, Covered. Worried about nitty-gritty details? Don’t be! We’ve got you covered. From comprehensive legal and financial assistance to managing visa processes, every step of your journey is meticulously cared for, ensuring a seamless transition.

🌐 Diverse Collaborative Space. Here, you’ll collaborate shoulder-to-shoulder with innovators, experts, and visionaries from around the globe.

🎯 Your Success, Our Priority. We invest in your success through tailored training, mentorship, and resources that empower you to excel in your role.

About the project

Our client is not just a software company. They specialize in Custom Software Development, Dedicated Teams, and cutting-edge technologies like AI, ML, and Computer Vision. This diverse team of dedicated experts excels in IoT, AI, big data, and more while fusing R&D with business acumen to turn innovative ideas into complete solutions. Catering to startups, corporates, and digital agencies, these IT geeks are the go-to for custom software and advanced tech projects.  

Let’s apply and deliver tech excellence and value through science-driven solutions!

Job Category: Data Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: hybrid Saudi Arabia

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