Data Engineer – Cape Town – up to R1.2m per annum

Africa’s largest and one of the most technologically advanced retailers has an opportunity open for a Data Engineer to join their dynamic team.

The purpose of the Data Engineer role in this role would be to provide input to the strategic direction of the team and its related activities, whilst ensuring sound integration and implementation as relevant, throughout the company partnering with a few stakeholders and cross-functional teams.

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  • Degree in Computer Science
  • 6-7 years commercial experience
  • SQL
  • Hadoop
  • Spark
  • AWS
  • S3
  • EMR
  • SDLC
  • FMCG experience (Highly advantageous)


  • Maintain a clear and aligned vision and mission statement for the data and acting as key input to the strategic direction of the division
  • Analyse and understand the functional business requirements as defined by the Business
  • Analysts, owners, and other stakeholders as input to understanding various stakeholders impacted by activities related to the data lab
  • Maintain technical architecture and technical documentation not residing with the architecture team
  • Ensure team members follow best practices and establish procedures for DevSecOps
  • Provide guidance on development patterns, establishing and maintaining standards
  • Provide strategic facilitation that culminates a short- and long-term roadmap with clear deliverable description, expectations, and timings
  • Present the latest projects, development patterns and techniques in knowledge sharing and community of practice sessions.

Reference Number for this position is NN53366 which is a permanent position based in Cape Town offering a cost to company salary of up to R1.2m per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Nigel on [email protected] or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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