Sifiso Mthombeni
November 6, 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type


An awesome opportunity for an awesome Lead Data Engineer is ready for the taking!

A strategic thinker is needed to expand and optimise the organisations data and data pipeline architecture, whilst optimising data flow and collection to ultimately support data initiatives for an award-winning corporate Bank.

APPLY TODAY and grow your skills exponentially! 


  • Post Graduate Degree/ Master’s Degree in Information Technology/ Information Studies
  • 8 years total number of years’ experience
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores

Technical Skills: 

  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift
  • Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.
  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.

Reference Number for this position is SM51495 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a cost to company salary of up to R900k - R1mil negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Sifiso Mthombeni on or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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