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Data Engineer

Job Information
LocationBI Jobs in Johannesburg
Job TypePermanent
EducationRelevant diploma or degree from a recognised tertiary institution
Experience4+ years’ experience

Job Description

A great new position is available with top company for a Data Engineer in Sandton, Johannesburg.


• Understand each company’s data sets

• Understand both the business and the data analysis goals

• Advise on data architecture

• Maintain analytics servers (Spark, Jupyter, PySpark)

• Ensure effective infrastructure for processing large volumes of transactional data (Hadoop)

• Assist in the preparation analytical datasets for data mining

• Ensure security on data platforms


• Assess scalability and roadmap technology

• Document the planning, implementation and operation of the data platform

Qualifications and Experience:

• ETL experience with SSIS, SAP Data Services, IBM, Pentaho or equivalent.

• Experience with open source big data infrastructure: Hadoop, Spark, Mongodb, Hive, HBase.

• Experience preparing dataset for consumption by BI tools and analysts.

• Comfortable with Linux command line.

• Git version control.

• Fluent with both relational algebra and MapReduce logic.

• Experience with implementing/utilizing multithreaded data processing.

• Ability to interrogate large data files on the fly.

• Advantageous:

• Postgraduate Degree in computer science, physics, applied mathematics, mathematics or other computational, data-intensive field.

• Servers and networking

• Python

• Experience with BI tools

• Virtualization technologies (Docker / Vagrant)

• Microsoft Azure or other cloud platform

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: it. jobs(at) or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Nikita on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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