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Kamil Pochodaj


Last update: 03.03.2023

Data Engineer / Data Architect / Machine Learning Engineer

Graduation: Masters in Computer Science, CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional) | Polish (Native or Bilingual)




Well-rounded  data engineer/data architect with extensive knowledge of data modeling, ETL/ELT, cloud (AWS, Azure, Databricks, Cloudera), machine learning and big data.

  • Data engineering
Big data, data governance, ETL/ELT/data pipelines, data modeling and architecture,  batch and real-time processing, orchestration, relational and NoSQL databases, designing and building data warehouses, data lakes and lake houses, performance optimization and tuning.
  • Cloud
    • AWS, Azure, Databricks, Cloudera
  • System/solution analysis, design and architecture
  • Data analysis, visualization and storytelling
  • Machine learning
    • MLOps, open-source frameworks, end-to-end machine learning lifecycle with SAS, AWS, Azure, Databricks and Cloudera
  • AWS Architect – Associate
  • AWS Data Analytics - Specialty
  • Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Azure Administrator Associate
  • Azure Data Engineer Associate
  • CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting
  • Databricks Certified Data Engineer Associate
  • Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark 3.0 – Python 
  • Hortonworks Certified Developer
  • Hortonworks Certified Associate
  • SAS Business Intelligence Content Developer for SAS 9
  • SAS Data Integration Developer for SAS 9
  • SAS Advanced Programmer
Data Relational database Oracle SQL server MySQL Postgres Data warehouse Netezza AWS Azure Cloudera Databricks Big data Spark Hive Impala HBase Druid SQL Kafka Data Engineering  SQL SAS Python Nifi Airflow DBT Formats Parquet  Avro JSON XML CSV Delta Iceberg Modeling Sparx Erwin Visio Cloud AWS S3 Redshift Athena Aurora DynamoDB RDS DMS Kinesis SNS SQS Glue Data Pipeline Sagemaker EC2 Lambda Batch ECS EKS CloudWatch CloudFormation IAM KMS Azure ADLS Files Blob Synapse SQL Database DMS HDInsight Data Factory Machine Learning Virtual Machines AKS Purview Monitor Virtual Network  Active Directory Key Vault Databricks Delta Lake Data Engineering Machine Learning  Cloudera CDP Public Cloud Dataflow Data Engineering Data Hub Data Warehouse Machine Learning Replication Manager Workload Manager Hortonworks Machine Learning Jupyter Notebook JupyterLabs Anaconda scikit-learn Pytorch MLflow Cloudera Machine Learning Spark ML AWS Sagemaker Azure Machine Learning SAS Kubernetes Docker SAS 9 Base SQL Data Integration Studio Enterprise Guide Solutions Viya Visual Analytics Studio Visual Machine Learning BI Tableau PowerBI SAS Visual Analytics Other Github DevOps Jenkins Visual Studio Office Excel Word PowerPoint Linux Windows

Project history

03/2021 - Present
Data Architect / Data Engineer (freelance)
BIDW (< 10 employees)
•    Led the cloud migration assessment and architecture activities at Belfius (Belgium)
•    Designed the architecture of the data science platform for Statistics Flanders (Belgium)
•    Built data warehouse (AWS Redshift) and data pipelines at Informa Intelligence (UK). 
•    Deployed machine learning models for detecting fraudulent activities at seas and predicting congestion at ports in real-time at Informa Intelligence (UK)

10/2018 - 03/2021
Senior Solutions Engineer
Cloudera (1000-5000 employees)
Industry and mechanical engineering
Supported the leading companies in CEE region in planning and implementation of big data, cloud (AWS, Azure), analytics, and streaming initiatives.

06/2008 - 09/2018
Data Engineer (freelance)
BIDW (< 10 employees)
Senior consultant supporting customers of Laco (Belgium), Keyrus (Belgium), SAS (UK) and IBM (Switzerland) in using data and machine learning models to drive value. Key projects:
•    Designed dimensional model for combined life & non-life data warehouse and built first set of reports on it at Federale Assurance (Belgium)
•    Optimized asset liability management models at Generali (Belgium)
•    Advised on the optimization of the corporate reporting platform and usage of big data at Deutsche Bank (UK)
•    Led migration of a legacy data warehouse into MPP appliance and refactored key data pipelines into ELT at UCB (Belgium)
•    Implemented a forecasting solution to optimize shipments at Fedex (Belgium)
•    Implemented master data management solution for pharmaceutical products at UCB (Belgium)
•    Defined best practices and standards for data management practice at SAS (UK)
•    Build data pipelines for a data warehouse combining data from all key mobile operators in the UK and real-time marketing solution at Wave (UK)
•    Built reporting solution for credit risk management at Deutsche Bank (UK)
•    Built data pipeline for Solvency II at Partnership Insurance (UK)
•    Implemented a solution to support governance, risk and compliance at UBS (Switzerland)
•    Build a data warehouse, corporate reporting platform and marketing automation solution at Victor Chandler (Gibraltar)

10/2006 - 05/2008
Senior Consultant
SAS UK (>10.000 employees)
•    Designed and delivered a number of business intelligence, analytics and data engineering solutions and pipelines for SAS UK customers. 
•    Defined the standards and best practices for the data management practice

04/2004 - 10/2006
Business Analyst
Deloitte (>10.000 employees)
•    Implemented activity based management solution in the biggest insurance company in Poland.
•    Implemented planning, budgeting and forecasting solution in the biggest oil & gas industry in Poland.


Azure Solutions Architect Expert
Azure Administrator Associate
AWS Data Analytics - Specialty
Azure Data Engineer Associate
Databricks Certified Data Engineer Associate
AWS Architect – Associate
Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark 3.0 – Python
Hortonworks Certified Developer
Hortonworks / Cloudera
SAS Data Integration Developer
SAS Certified Data Quality Steward
SAS Advanced Programmer

Local Availability

Only available for remote work
My preferred working model is remote for most of the time, with visits from time to time on-site
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