Data Specialist - Support Functions

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Date: 16-Oct-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

In Alstom, We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Within Digital Platforms Teams, we build new IS&T capabilities to support Alstom business activities.
We are looking for a Data Specialist to support Business & IT initiatives to drive Digital Transformation

We are excited to create a new tower to support our Digital Transformation by reinforcing our team on DataOps / Data Catalog skills. This energized DataOps team of data specialists & experts will work in alignment with Data Management and Data Science Team to enforce governance, collaboration, and drive automation on data pipelines 


Organization Structure:
Chief Digital Transformation Officer
|-- VP Business Solutions      
      |-- Digital & Innovation Director        
            |-- Head of Data Platforms 
                    |-- DataOps Manager
                          |-- Data Specialist

Organizational Reporting: Reports to DataOps Manager


Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Building, managing and optimizing E2E (reusable) data pipelines: From Data Sources to Data Endpoints (Data Viz, Search, Transactional systems)
  • Define and maintain (reusable) Data Models and Data views for wider business use cases usages
  • Team up with key business stakeholders and Data Platforms experts to define, architecture and design data use cases to enable business outcomes
  • Drive automation for data preparation, curation, cleansing and migration activities, with strong data quality and automation mindset.
  • Guarantee compliance with Data Governance and Data Security requirements
  • Interpret business requirements and pain points and design solutions responding to those needs.
  • Create Design Document and data models / Certified Data Views addressing business
  • Contribute to creating reusable Data assets and accelerators.
  • Conduct PoC and Tests in iterative manner with relation to business needs.
  • Prepare projects launch in terms of data readiness
  • Work with the Project Managers to eliminate blockers with regards to Data requirements 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation, plans and reports
  • Organize workshops and Governance Instances with relevant Data Owners / Business requesters to define certified data sets / view


Skills & Experience

  • Domain knowledge and Strong business acumen in any one or more areas (must have) : Support Functions (encompassing, among other domains): HR, HR Information Systems, People Management Cycles, C&B, performance management, Recruitment & Hiring, Travel Expenses, Identity management, Legal, Local regulations, Project Management, Bid Management, Tendering .. .
  • Strong Functional background: Business Analysis, Data Literacy
  • 3 years+ experience on Data and Support Functions,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Deep knowledge of Data related technologies & notions: data integration, data lakes, analytics, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, ... at functional level.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Be a team worker with a positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn and investigate new technologies
  • Experience in building Data Governance frameworks 
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other departments (Security, Infrastructure, ..), and,
  • Ability to work independently, trustworthy and self-motivated; self-starter
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Strict attention to detail and process oriented
  • Experience with Denodo platform (or other Data Catlog solution is a plus)
  • Experience with Boomi platform (or other Data Integration solution is a plus)
  • Experience in building Data Lakes and Logical Data Lakes / Logical Data Warehouses is a plus
  • Experience in Transport Industry in a plus
  • Experience with Devops methodology is a plus
  • Experience with DataOps methodology is a plus



  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science,Technology, (M) Business Administration with IT Specialization or degree in one of the mentioned domains (HR, Legal ..) with IT exposure,


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