Data Engineer – Johannesburg – Permanent– up to R1mil per annum

An esteemed and forward-thinking bank in South Africa is seeking a highly experienced Data Engineer to join their innovative team. This permanent position offers a competitive salary of up to R1 Million per annum and is based in the vibrant city of Johannesburg. The successful candidate will be a crucial player in transforming data into actionable insights and driving the bank’s data-driven strategies forward.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain robust data models to support business analytics and decision-making processes.
  • Utilize Power BI to create comprehensive and user-friendly data visualizations.
  • Implement and manage ETL processes using SSIS to ensure seamless data integration and transformation.
  • Work with Azure (preferred) or AWS cloud technologies to build and manage scalable data pipelines and storage solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and deliver high-quality data solutions that meet business needs.
  • Conduct data modelling to design and structure data systems that enhance data accessibility and usability.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity through diligent data validation and monitoring practices.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve data-related issues, maintaining data availability and consistency.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in data engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience with Power BI for data visualization.
  • Strong expertise in SSIS for ETL processes.
  • Experience with Azure is preferred, but candidates with AWS experience will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated ability in data modelling and designing data systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Experience without a degree will be considered based on the candidate’s proficiency and track record.

The Reference Number for this position is MM58078which is a Permanent position based in Johannesburg,  offering a salary of up to R800k per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Mpho at mphom@e-merge.co.za or call him at 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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