Kavisha Bissessar
June 25, 2020
Gauteng, South Africa
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Join a data team of high-functioning analytics experts as a Big Data Engineer.

You will work remotely with large scale data processing systems that collects data from a variety of structured and unstructured data sources, stores data in a scale-out data lake and prepare the data using ELT techniques in preparation for the data science data exploration and analytic modelling.

Do you tick the boxes?

  • Bachelor's degree in Data Engineering, Big Data Analytics, Computer Engineering, or related field + Certifications in Big Data Science.
  • Master's degree in a relevant field is advantageous.
  • 4+ years proven work experience in building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.
  • Working knowledge of AWS: S3, EC2, RDS, Redshift, Lambdas, CloudWatch, Python, Jenkins, Github, Terraform.

Overview of the role:

  • Tasked with managing and organizing data, while also keeping an eye out for trends or inconsistencies that will impact business goals.
  • Applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our sales processes.
  • Preparing raw data for manipulation by Data Scientists.

Reference Number for this position is KB49590 which is a Remote Working position offering a cost to company salary of R850k – R950k PA negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Kavisha Bissessar on kavishab@e-merge.co.za to discuss this and other opportunities.

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