Data Engineer with AWS and ( REF – G1776 and G1808 )-jobs in Gauteng | Imizizi jobs 2022

  • Full Time Part time
  • Gauteng
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Negotiable USD / Year



We are currently a team of 25 people, mostly very experienced Data Engineers as well as a dedicated Agile Master, Operations Manager, 2 Test Analysts and a Project Manager. We have grown from being only 4 in 2020 to 25 people 2021 and for 2022 we have even more growth planned. We have a very diverse team and 3 work very closely with our counterparts. We have more than 25 AWS certifications in our team and multiple professionally certified individuals. Certifications are only a nice to have, what we are looking for is someone that can back up their theoretical knowledge with practical data engineering experience. Our main goal is to assist to transform into a data driven organisation by ingesting data into our Cloud Data Hub and to build data assets on the semantic layer that serve specific business use cases. There is a big backlog of work to do, and we require strong data engineers that can work with great quality without compromising velocity. Great attention to detail is very important. We work with the AWS cloud tech stack as well as Palantir is fairly unfamiliar, and we do not expect that you are familiar with the tool. Our team’s collaborative culture is our biggest asset in this complex place. We are looking for strong team players that can take ownership and initiative.

Duties & Responsibilities

Applies advanced knowledge of area

• Ability to develop within a specific sought-after programming language

• Strong working knowledge with software development tools, techniques and approaches used to build data engineering solutions

• Cloud computing technologies, Business drivers and emerging computing trends

Desired Experience & Qualification

DegreeRelevant IT / Business / Engineering Degree

Relevant IT / Business / Engineering

• At least 6 -12 years hands-on Data Engineering experience

• Extensive experience in implementing, testing, and monitoring Data Engineering solutions

• AWS experience advantageous

Technical Skills:

Above average experience/understanding (in order of importance):

• Terraform • Python 3x

• SQL – Oracle/PostgreSQL

• Py Spark

• Boto3


• Docker

• Linux / Unix

• Big Data

• Powershell / Bash 2

 Basic experience/understanding of AWS Components (in order of importance):

• Glue

• CloudWatch


• Athena

• S3

• Kinesis Streams

• Lambda

• DynamoDB

• Step Function

• Param Store

• Secrets Manager

• Code Build/Pipeline

• CloudFormation Nice to have:

• Business Intelligence (BI) Experience

• Technical data modelling and schema design (“not drag and drop”)

• Kafka

• AWS certified developer / architect

Package & Remuneration


How to apply?


Job Type: Full Time Part time

Location: Gauteng

Salary: Negotiable

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