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

One of the biggest Retailers in the industry has an opportunity open for a Lead Data Engineer to join their dynamic team.

The incumbent will have 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 several stakeholders and cross-functional teams.



  • SQL
  • Hadoop
  • Spark
  • AWS
  • S3
  • EMR
  • SDLC
  • FMCG experience (Preference)


  • Technologically advanced and data savvy – demonstrates a sound understanding of the overall function described in this profile
  • Analytical thinking – readily comprehends new concepts and information, investigates various courses of action to identify the most appropriate solution, and integrates verbal, numerical and other types of data in n the aim of arriving at an optimal solution
  • Customer centric solution orientation – puts internal and external customers first, seeking to understand their needs and satisfaction
  • Recommends a workable solution that meets the immediate demands of the situation, and recognises that the solution to one issue may have an impact later in n a process

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 nigeln@e-merge.co.za or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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