Datafin are currently seeking candidates for their open Data Engineer III – Platform (CPT/JHB) position in Cape Town, Western Cape through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Data Engineer III – Platform (CPT/JHB) role such as with an industry leading company like Datafin?
ENVIRONMENT: A dynamic Financial Services provider seeks a highly analytical Data Engineer III whose core role will entail contributing to the design & development of new cloud workloads for Platform and Product teams, evolving data platforms and empowering data consumers. The successful incumbent must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in IT with a minimum of at least 3 years’ proven experience in Computer Programming and Data Engineering including proven experience in AWS data stack (AWS Glue, AWS Redshift, AWS S3, AWS LakeFormation), Operationalizing Batch and/or Realtime data pipelines, Python, PySpark, or Scala, Version Control in Git, and CI/CD deployment and any Infrastructure as Code tool.DUTIES: Contribute to the design and development of new cloud workloads for Platform and Product teams, to empower data consumers using data platforms to deliver client value.Maintain and manage the existing cloud data environments and enable data producers to easily contribute to these environments.Contribute to evolving the data platforms through sharing of knowledge, contributing new data features, and enhancing/streamlining existing processes e.g., improved re-use of code.REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications –Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Information Technology – Programming.Experience/Skills –At least 3 years’ proven experience in Computer Programming and Data Engineering, together with a relevant 3-year tertiary qualification OR At least 4 – 5 years’ proven experience in Computer Programming and Data Engineering.Application Development with scripting languages (Python).Relational database management systems.Provisioning cloud resources using Infrastructure as Code (Terraform).Core AWS services (S3, EC2, VPC, IAM).Cloud data lake and warehouse concepts.Software Testing practices.Basic Terminal/bash usage.Software Version Control systems (Git) and deployment tools (CI/CD).Structured vs Unstructured data.Proven experience in:AWS data stack (AWS Glue, AWS Redshift, AWS S3, AWS LakeFormation).Operationalizing Batch and/or Realtime data pipelines. Python, PySpark, or Scala.Version Control in Git, and CI/CD deployment.Any Infrastructure as Code tool.Ideal to have –Honours Degree in Information Technology – Computer Science or Information Technology – Systems Engineering.At least 3 years’ proven experience in Cloud Data Engineering, particularly in AWS, together with a relevant 3-year tertiary qualification OR At least 4-5 years’ proven experience in Cloud Data Engineering, particularly in AWS.Proven experience in:Apache Spark, Hudi, PrestoDistributed Systems (Apache Hadoop, Amazon EMR)Advanced shell scriptingInfrastructure as Code (Terraform)AWS serverless services (Step Functions, Lambda, EventBridge, API Gateway).AWS data lake and warehousing services (Glue, LakeFormation, EMR).Data lake and warehouse architecture.AWS Well-Architected Framework. Collaboration tools (JIRA, Confluence, Draw.io).Trusted insights into Data Governance, Data Management, Data Quality, Data Security and Master Data Management. Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook).Solid understanding of: Banking systems environment, Banking business model.ATTRIBUTES:Analytical.Communications skills.Interpersonal & Relationship Management skills.Problem solving skills.
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