Job Description

Title: Data Engineer Manager – Remote

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

We are looking for a highly skilled Data Engineering Manager who has a passion for data and analytics. Data Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing the delivery of projects, encouraging the adoption and integration of data, working closely with partners and leading a team of Data engineers with various levels of experience and capability.


  • 8+ years of experience managing data
  • 5+ years of experience leading project or technical teams which includes experience providing technical direction, thought leadership, coaching and mentoring.
  • 5+ years of strong experience in SQL and Data Analysis
  • 3+ years in development of data pipelines/ETL for data ingestion, data preparation, data integration and data aggregation areas.
  • 3+ years of solid experience in Python and Spark
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Deep understanding of data warehouse, data cloud architecture, building data pipelines, and orchestration
  • Experience managing vendor/supplier relationships

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage the design and development of data models and pipelines that capture and transform data from internal and external systems.
  • Collaborate with team members for the purpose of collecting data and executing the company’s data mission
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • You will partner with cross functional teams to identify opportunities and continuously develop and improve processes for efficiency
  • Identify and document standard methodologies, standards, and architecture guidelines
  • Ensure solutions are highly usable, scalable, and maintainable