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Senior Data Engineer

Location:Cape Town
Remote work:Some remote work allowed
Company:E-Merge IT Recruitment

A Fintech department, delivering financial information to the company that is timely, accurate, reliable, and relevant data originating from a multitude of external sources and is then processed into meaningful information seek a senior data engineer to design and develop robust data frameworks and create data services that deliver actionable insights to their global customer base.

Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to elevate your career with a globally recognised brand that rewards your technical prowess.

  • Improve the processes and practices the team follow
  • Pro-active in seeking out issues to improve code quality  
  • Ability to pay attention to both functional and non-functional requirements  
  • Keeping up to date with new technologies within the data landscape  
  • Ensuring data quality, performance, and reliability through automated testing, monitoring, and proactive issue resolution
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements, deliver data solutions, and optimize processes
Qualifications and experience:
  • Degree in statistics/computer science/engineering/mathematics (or combination of)
  • Eight-plus years relevant experience
  • Excellent understanding of relational databases, SSIS/SSAS/SSRS and the features available within SQL Server, proficiency using SQL Server in a highly transactional environment
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of TSQL, query plans and the RDBMS Engine which enables you to identify and resolve complex performance and concurrency issues
  • Can model data given requirements and is able to give recommendations on how systems can be designed to allow for future development  
  • Strong understanding of DevOps principles and experience with relevant tools e.g. Azure DevOps for CI/CD, automation, GIT and infrastructure management  
  • Considers non-functional requirements when developing or reviewing code (Security, Archiving, etc.)  
  • Knowledge of other programming languages e.g. Python, PowerShell or C#
  • Experience with cloud technologies, particularly Azure, services such as Data bricks, Event Hubs.
  • Experience with or knowledge of Docker or something similar 
  • Experience with or knowledge of K8 (Kubernetes) 
  • Exposure working with financial data sets
The Reference Number for this position is NG59076 which is a Permanent Hybrid position in Cape Town offering a salary of R900k up to R1.2m cost-to-company salary negotiable based on experience. E-mail Nokuthula on az.oc.egrem-e@galuhtukon or call her for a chat on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

Are you ready for a change of scenery? E-Merge IT recruitment is a niche recruitment agency. We offer our candidates options so that we can successfully place the right people with the right companies, in the right roles. Check out the E-Merge IT website for more great positions.

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Posted on 19 Jun 11:29, Closing date 18 Aug


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