Data Engineer (AWS and Redshift) – Remote – R500 to R 700 per hour

A Group providing value conscious mass-marketing to customers in Southern Africa and leaders in providing innovative financial services have an opportunity for a Data Engineer who will take responsibility for driving, designing and building scalable ETL systems for a big data warehouse to implement robust and trustworthy data to support high performing ML algorithms, predictive models and support real-time data visualisation requirements across the organisation to enable self-help analytics.


  • Systematic solution design of the ETL and data pipeline in line with business user specifications
  • Develop and implement ETL pipelines aligned to the approved solution design
  • Ensure data governance and data quality assurance standards are upheld
  • Create easily understandable technical documentation that are kept up to date
  • Conduct data design, database architecture, metadata and repository creation
  • Translates business needs into long-term architecture solutions.
  • Define, design and build dimensional databases.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of Retail SAP architecture,
  • Strong networks and knowledge of emerging trends across Data/Analytics (Big Data, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, AI)
  • Responsible for developing data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and
  • Enhance and maintain our existing ETL frameworks in line with agreed design
  • Ensure data is precise and is benchmarked and validated against financial records

Qualifications and experience

  • 3 year IT related degree Post graduate qualification (advantageous)
  • 5+ years’ Experience and understanding in designing and developing data warehouses
  • Adept at design and development of ETL processes. SQL development experience, preferably SAS data studio and AWS experience
  • The ability to ingest/output CSV, JSON and other flat file types and any related data sources.
  • Proficient in Python or R or willingness to learn.
  • Expert knowledge of complex IT
  • Knowledge of technology and SDLC and Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of retail industry data models
  • Advanced knowledge of compliance and IT governance
  • General SAS experience


The Reference Number for this position is NG59281 which is a Remote, Contract position, offering a rate of R500 to R700 per hour, salary negotiable based on experience. E-mail Nokuthula on or call her for a chat on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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