Specialist – Data Engineer

Nov 08, 2023

Chennai - Cambridge Tower

Job Title

Specialist – Data Engineer

Job Description

About Philips

Philips India Limited is a subsidiary of Royal Philips of the Netherlands, a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology, deep clinical, and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided

Therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care.

About Philips Global Business Services (GBS)

Philips Global Business Services delivers excellence in the execution of business services, enabling an agile repeatable framework to leverage market opportunities that contribute to extending our leadership as a Health Technology company. Our people are a key part of the transformation program in Philips and at GBS, you become part of a global team of professionals that form the backbone of this journey.

You are responsible for

  • Design and build data models to provide efficient reporting and analytics capability.

  • Design solutions and build highly scalable data pipelines using tools and technologies like Python, SQL, Azure Databricks to induct data from various systems.

  • Translate complex business requirements into scalable technical solutions and build ETL pipelines.

  • Review, enhance, design, and develop ETL processes.

  • Educate staff members through training and individual support.

  • Offer support by responding to system problems in a timely manner.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

Technical Knowledge and Skills required

  • Proficiency in designing and building dimensional data models to improve accessibility, efficiency, and quality of data.

  • Tech Stack:

    • Python: pandas, NumPy or/and Py-spark

    • SQL: SQL Server

    • Databricks, delta tables

  • Building data pipelines (ETL)

    • Extracting data from different sources like SQL Database, Data Lakes, 3rd party services through API's.

    • Writing efficient and readable data transformations with pandas and/or PySpark.

    • Building rigorous testing and validation steps on a dataset.

    • Exporting transomed data as a flat file, SQL table or delta table(parquet)

  • Being able to build automation scripts using Python.

  • Proficient enough in Python and SQL to be able to understand and debug existing Code.

  • Writing readable code, adhering to "Clean Code" Principles

  • Understanding of distributed data systems and experience with advanced analytics and machine learning is highly desirable.

Soft Skills Required

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Highly driven, energetic, flexible, resourceful & ability to multitask

  • Clarity of thoughts and vision

  • Ability to ideate and bring solutions to the table

  • Adherence to timelines, without sacrificing quality of output.

Work Experience

  • 2+ years of increasingly responsible experience in translating business requirement, into technical requirement and building an ETL pipeline and data models (using SQL, python, Azure, and other tools)

  • Should have worked in a dynamic and fast changing environment.

  • Strong analytical and communication skills. Should be self-driven, highly motivated and ability to learn quick.

  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and Azure architect certification preferred.


  • B. tech from a good institute in a quantitative discipline

  • Proficiency in Python and SQL is a must.

  • Strong exposure to Databases and data structures of cloud-based technologies.

In return, we offer you

  • A challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A rewarding career in Philips with attractive package. `

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount


Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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