Data Engineer (Product) (CPT Only)

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Stellenbosch – Western Cape

AN innovative Financial Services Provider seeks a highly analytical & meticulous Data Engineer with strong commercial acumen to join its Product team. Your core role will be to utilise the database and your Software Engineering & Programming skills to ensure that the necessary data is properly stored on the cloud platform and is available to the Data Scientists. You will require a suitable IT tertiary qualification with Grade 12/Matric and a minimum of 2 years’ work experience in Programming and Data Modelling. You will also need to have experience on data services on a cloud platform like Azure, AWS or Google Cloud and be proficient with Data Modelling tools including Table structures, Stored Procedures, SSIS Packages & SQL, and have experience with NoSQL, SQL Server & Hadoop.
Qualifications –
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology.
  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational.
Experience/Skills –
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Programming and modelling of data.
  • Systems Engineering and implementations experience.
  • Experience on the data services on a cloud platform like Azure, AWS or Google Cloud.
  • System Architecture (technical design and implementation processes) –
    • Database analysis, design & administration.
    • Technical Test Plan Design.
  • IT Systems Development processes –
    • System Engineering.
    • Programming.
    • Application Development.
    • Standards and governance.
  • Data Modelling using: Table structures, Stored Procedures, SSIS Packages & SQL.
  • Cloud Data Services –
    • Implementing data pipelines using cloud infrastructure and services.
    • NoSQL experience on the cloud.
    • Data engineering and integration services in a hybrid clou environment.
  • Solid understanding of – Banking systems environment, Bank business model, Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA), SQL Server, Azure platform & Hadoop.
  • Project Management Skills (Methodology Specific).
Ideal to have –
  • A relevant Post-Graduate Degree.
  • Detailed knowledge of: Banking systems, Agile development life cycle, Polybase, Python.
  • Communications skills.
  • Interpersonal & Relationship Management skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Influencing skills.
  • Facilitation skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Analytical.
  • Problem solving,
  • Commercial Thinking.
  • Attention to Detail. 
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills.