Data Engineer – Johannesburg – up to R800k per annum

One of the leading companies in Southern Africa’s non-life insurance landscape, justifiably proud of their tradition of distinction in quality and providing service insurance solutions and in a quest to add to this vision they are seeking a talented Data Engineer with strong DevOps expertise to join their Data Engineering Department and contribute to their mission of delivering excellent services to their clients.


Job Overview:

  • Play a key role in the design, development, and deployment of data pipelines and applications.
  • Ensure seamless integration with AWS services using CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, and CodeStar.
  • Deployment of Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Spark, and Kafka deployments.
  • Utilise Docker and Kubernetes for containerization and orchestration of data processing applications and services
  • Manage Apache Spark and Kafka deployments, optimizing performance and ensuring reliability in data processing tasks.
  • Provide technical support to the Data Engineering team.
  • Assisting in the resolution of complex issues and challenges related to data processing and DevOps.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in data engineering, with a strong focus on DevOps and pipeline development.
  • Familiarity with data pipeline tools and technologies such as Hadoop, Databricks, Apache NiFi, or Apache Beam.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS DevOps Engineer or Data Engineering certification.
  • Experience working in the insurance or financial services industry

The Reference Number for this position is NG57902 which is a Permanent position in Johannesburg offering a salary of up to R800k CTC 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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