Senior Data Engineer Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a Senior Data Engineer or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a Senior Data Engineer, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new Senior Data Engineer job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Seniority Levels

L3

Senior Data Engineer

Alias: Mid-level Data Engineer, Data Engineer III
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2 - 4Years of Experience
€69,548 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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80% advanced to

L4

Lead Data Engineer

Alias: Team Lead Data Engineer, Staff Data Engineer
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5 - 7Years of Experience
No Salary Reports
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L5

Principal Data Engineer

Alias: Senior Staff Data Engineer, Senior Lead Data Engineer...(3)
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8+Years of Experience
No Salary Reports
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Salary Trajectory

Senior Data Engineer Career Path

€80K
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L3
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Important Skill Sets for the Senior Data Engineer Career Path

Hadoop SPARK
AWS S3
Big Data
Python

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