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Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Job Title: Data Engineer
Location: Gauteng
Industry:
Salary: 750000.00
Reference: JN -092017-9589
Job Published: October 19, 2017 08:42

Job Description

Purpose of the role Design, develop, implement and maintain scalable and robust data integration interfaces and data models required by Analysts, Product Managers and Data Scientists.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Required Qualification
BSC Degree in Computer Science or similar tertiary qualification in the Data Management field.
Professional Registrations 0
Experience 6+ years extensive experience with designing and building data warehouses, BI systems and complex data eco systems.

MINIMUM ROLE OUTPUTS
Perspective: Client Services
Generic (an output or deliverable)
DESCRIPTION
Data Delivery and Service Level Agreements
Take ownership of data delivery end-to-end for specific business use cases, as well as set and manage SLAs
Data Engineering Collaboration and Support Solutions Work with team and stakeholders to continually assess and redefine data technology stack to support changing data patterns and business use cases and to bridge the gaps between Data Engineering, Business, and Product by constantly collaborating with all parties to understand data needs.
Data Performance Of Data Solutions
Work closely with Head of Data and the Data Architect to fulfil the department's quarterly objectives and ensure business deliver effective solutions
Manage ETL Processes Design, build, and evolve custom ETL processes for feeding consumer systems.
Manage Data Eco System
Design, implement, QA and deploy ETL transformations to enhance the Data Eco System and workflows to load, analyse and archive customer transactional data. Data Quality Analysis and Monitoring Process
Ensure data quality is maintained throughout all managed systems
Perform data quality analysis and introduce monitors and alerts to maintain it
Data Engineering Efficiency
Help ensure best practices and technologies are used in the department by constantly testing the data that is coming from the database to ensure it is not corrupted Data Processes for Volume Delivery and Innovative Solutions Build infrastructure to automate extremely high volumes of data delivery and creatively solve data volume and scaling challenges.
Contribute to the design and architecture of innovative solutions to difficult problems
Personal Development
Ensure personal development plans and training is executed to ensure that the employee can tackle complex, intricate production-scale problems with tenacity, following them wherever they may go throughout the technology stack Data Eco System Training Train other employees in the organization on how to access the Data Eco System and how to make the best use of its contents.

COMPETENCIES 
Name of Competency
Proficiency Level

Cognitive|Analysis And Attention To Detail

The ability to be systematic and rule orientated in gathering, reviewing and evaluating data from a variety of perspectives; includes the ability to work with precision and highlight inconsistencies and inaccuracies in detailed information

Intrapersonal|Decisiveness And Action Orientation

Able to make firm and, if necessary, swift decisions, sometimes with limited information; assesses risk and accepts responsibility for the resulting action

Cognitive|Creativity / Innovation

The ability to initiate new and better ways of doing things, using appropriate methods to identify opportunities, devise and implement solutions and measure impact

TechnicalNetworks And Communication

The planning and management of the interaction between two or more networking systems, computers or other "intelligent" devices

Cognitive|Analysis And Attention To Detail

The ability to be systematic and rule orientated in gathering, reviewing and evaluating data from a variety of perspectives; includes the ability to work with precision and highlight inconsistencies and inaccuracies in detailed information

Intrapersonal|Objectivity

The capacity to separate one's feelings, views, beliefs and attitudes from a situation by remaining impartial and non-judgemental

Technical|Enterprise Architecture

A comprehensive framework used to align and manage an organisation's business processes, information Technology (IT) software and hardware, local and wide area networks, people, operations and projects with the organisation's overall strategy.

Cognitive|Problem Solving

Cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutions

Communication|Verbal And Written Communication (inc. Listening)

The capacity to listen attentively, present information clearly and concisely and respond appropriately to the verbal and written communications of others. This includes the ability to regulate delivery in response to the needs of a target audience