Our client a leader in their field is currently looking for a Data Engineering Manager with strong leadership skills to join their team based in Sandton.
The Data Engineer role designs, implements and maintains data pipelines that are scalable, repeatable, and secure, and can serve multiple users within the business.
Manages all aspects of the data platform.
Sources data from systems / business units / platforms, assess for quality, and ensures accuracy before reporting and analysis is conducted.
Ensure the quality assured data is made available to data / statistical analysts for further analysis and preparation for analytical dataset development.
Ensure that downstream users can access required data quickly.
Minimum Requirements :
Degree (Honours, Masters) Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics and / or a combination of these
Relevant data engineering certifications such as : Python, Microsoft, AWS, Hadoop, big data, cloud infrastructure
Project management / Agile certifications such as : Scrum, Prince2
At least 5 years of hands-on work experience in data engineering
Proven experience with distributed data processing on systems such as : Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Hive, Nifi, Hbase is critical
Experience with SQL and working with large-scale data sets
Knowledge and practical experience applying Machine Learning techniques
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Experience in training and coaching co-workers
Experience working in agile development teams
Project management or consulting experience desired for working on cross-functional projects
Experience in operationalising data science solutions or similar product development experience in a high-scale production environment is crucial
Should you meet the above requirements please apply!