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Cloud Engineer


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  85347
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Data Platform
Division:  Innovation


Basic Function


LyondellBasell has fully committed to achieving its vision as “The Chemical Company of the Future” and an industry leader in the areas of Sustainability and Customer Experience.  The Digital Enterprise that will act as the foundation for enabling this vision will be built upon three pillars: A modern and extensible technology architecture, an ERP backbone that supports new business models, and a team of talented technologists that are empowered to build innovative solutions and digital products. 
At the intersection of these pillars, the Data & Analytics Center of Excellence is building the data foundation and a catalog of data products, analytical applications, and enterprise services that give users across our company the tools, data, and guidance to generate insights. 
The Data Platform Engineer is part of the team responsible for providing and supporting a modern, scalable and secure data platform for business intelligence, data science and analytics at scale. 

Roles & Responsibilities


  • Deployment, configuration, support and maintenance of cloud resources on the data platform to support data and analytics at scale and the delivery of data products and services
  • Ensure availability, performance and scalability of the data platform
  • Help drive automation of platform and self-service for data consumers
  • Work with multiple teams both inside and outside the Data & Analytics CoE, such as the Data Engineers, Product teams, Enterprise Architecture team, Cyber Security etc. in implementing end-to-end solutions on the data platform. 
  • Work with Cyber Security team to ensure data platform adheres to security standards
  • Implement recommendations for performance, cost, compliance, security etc.
  • Contribute to the evaluation of new technologies, vendor products and services.
  • Implement data protection options, including HA and DR protection in Azure
  • Configure monitoring and alerting for both availability and performance of the data platform
  • Provide input to report on metrics associated with the performance and availability of data platform services and products.
  • Contribute to continuous improvements, practices, and operational efficiencies within the team

Min. Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent experience in a relevant field
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in the IT industry
  • 3+ years of experience designing, deploying and configuring Azure services
  • 3+ years of experience supporting cloud environments including IaaS and PaaS
  • 3+ years of experience working with operating systems like UNIX, Linux and Windows server
  • Hands on experience using the Azure administration portal and Azure CLI
  • Proficiency with PowerShell, Python or other scripting languages
  • Experience in writing SQL queries and Stored Procedures
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Enterprise software products and services
  • Understanding of data flows, data architecture, ETL and processing of structured and unstructured data
  • Familiarity with database methodologies and various relational and NoSQL database technologies
  • Experience in resolving issues with Azure resources
  • Knowledge of DevOps and Agile concepts & development principles including continuous integration & continuous delivery (CI/CD).
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems in a diverse and challenging environment

Preferred Qualifications


  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform certification - Administrator or Architect level
  • Hands on experience deploying and managing Microsoft Azure PaaS services, such as but not limited to Azure SQL, Azure Synapse, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure Data Factory and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Experience of Reporting and Analytics tools such as Power BI and Tableau
  • Experience with global enterprise environment or major consulting firm.
  • Familiarity with Agile and/or Scrum methods of delivery
  • Knowledge of enterprise ETL tools like Azure Data Factory, SSIS, Informatica or similar.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (Git, Azure DevOps, Jenkins, TFS, Maven, Nexus…)
  • Data Management, Data Integration or Data Engineering experience.
  • Knowledge of at least one other cloud hosting solution in addition to Azure (e.g. Google, AWS)
  • Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery planning experience
  • Understanding of networking concepts (SSL configurations, vnets, nsg, subnets…) 


Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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