Senior to mid Data Engineer

Senior to mid Data Engineer

Job Title: Senior to mid Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gauteng
Reference: JN -052019-16283
Contact Name: Nicole Vine
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2019 14:47

Job Description


  • Installation and configuration of Linux tools and services
  • Help with the cluster build, tuning and validation
  • Installation and configuration of relational database
  • Configuration management and tuning based on provided recommendations
  • Troubleshooting failures and warnings, verifying logs
  • Infrastructure management
  • System and jvm tuning
  • Write operational documentations and guides
  • Write step-by-step troubleshooting guides
  • Writing and maintaining scripts for managing the infrastructure
  • Manage the chef sever and nodes
  • Perform cluster validation, benchmarking, and provide reports
  • Cluster monitoring
  • Perform security tasks such as integration with enterprise protocol, managing linux user and groups, managing permissions, authorisation and etc


Required skills

  • Applicable sysadmin, sysops, linux certificates or related degrees
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience.
  • Expert at Linux, sysops
  • Be able to work with configuration management tool chef
  • Ability and experience managing servers and infrastructures
  • Knowledge and experience with modern Linux administration such as containerisation, docker, etc.
  • Comfortable troubleshooting and digging into logs Familiar with Hadoop ecosystem and the architecture
  • Familiar with governance and enterprise security
  • Familiar with git and related dev-ops tasks
  • Familiar with distributed system concepts such as ha, fault tolerance, replication etc

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