Data Engineer

BI Developer

  • AvailabilityPermanent
  • Experience5+ Years
  • SalaryR450,000.00 - R700,000.00
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Data Engineer

BI DeveloperGauteng

A leader in the healthcare industry, based in Johannesburg, is seeking a Data Engineer to join their team. The incumbent would be responsible for developing and maintaining scalable data pipelines and building new API integrations.

Data Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains scalable data pipelines and builds out new API integrations to support continuing increases in data volume and complexity.
  • Collaborates with analytics and business teams to improve data models that feed business intelligence tools, increasing data accessibility and fostering data-driven decision making across the organization.
  • Implements processes and systems to monitor data quality, ensuring production data is always accurate and available for key stakeholders and business processes that depend on it.
  • Writes unit/integration tests, contributes to engineering wiki, and documents work.
  • Performs data analysis required to troubleshoot data related issues and assist in the resolution of data issues.
  • Works closely with a team of frontend and backend engineers, product managers, and analysts.
  • Defines company data assets (data models), spark, sparkSQL, and hiveSQL jobs to populate data models.
  • Designs data integrations and data quality framework.
  • Designs and evaluates open source and vendor tools for data lineage.
  • Works closely with all business units and engineering teams to develop strategy for along term data platform architecture.

Data Engineer Qualifications / Skills:

  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Experience with or knowledge of Agile Software Development methodologies
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Process oriented with great documentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a keen sense of customer service

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 4+ years of Python or Java development experience
  • 4+ years of SQL experience (No-SQL experience is a plus)
  • 4+ years of experience with schema design and dimensional data modeling
  • Ability in managing and communicating data warehouse plans to internal clients
  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining data processing systems
  • Experience working with either a Map Reduce or an MPP system on any size/scale

 

 

Skills
  • SQL
  • NoSQL
  • Python
  • Java
  • Agile
  • API Integrations
Requirements
  • Education Tertiary Degree
  • Experience 5+ Years

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