Sanlam Careers Cape Town – Senior Data Engineer

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Job Description:

You should be able to communicate technical information to technical teams, as well as be competent in communicating challenges and solutions to project and operational leadership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure BI and data security conforms to information security and information governance policies and standards
  • Use modern development and modelling techniques and tools to implement BI Solutions that leverage data management components like data quality, metadata and reference data
  • Load large, complex data sets to and make data available for a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing models for greater scalability
  • Work with data analysts, data engineers and product owners to understand the dynamic nature that is required to support the solution that needs to be built.
  • Identifying performance enhancements for BI and Integration solutions.
  • Designing and building reusable artefacts to improve speed of delivery and reliability of solutions.
  • Source data from internal and external data sources, engaging with technical subject matter experts
  • Engage with a wide range of technical stakeholders including data scientists, business analysts, data engineers, database administrators and solutions architects.
  • Define and create solution level BI and data architecture models that are aligned with business blueprints, non-functional requirements, delivery constraints, data, application and technology standards

Job Requirements:

  • 8+ years Data Engineering experience with a solid background in SQL within a BI or Analytics environment is required
  • Exposure to modern data platform technologies that support cloud, big data, real-time data provisioning, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence implementations, including event streaming based data pipelines (e.g. HANA XSA, Cloudera Data Platform, HDFS, Hive, Impala) advantageous.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, Engineering or another quantitative field / National Diploma in an Information Technology related discipline preferred
  • Exposure working with Data Management technologies (e.g. Informatica Data Quality (IDQ), Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC), Axon, EBX) advantageous
  • Deep technical knowledge and experience delivering data assets using SAP HANA (Calculation Views, Functions and Stored Procedure development) advantageous
  • Exposure to integrating SAP HANA models with functional scripting languages (e.g. Python or R) advantageous.
  • Experience working with Orchestration tools such as (Control-M, Atomic, CA7)
  • Designing, building and maintaining a modern data platform, including data lakes, data warehouses, business friendly semantic layers required
  • Extensive data warehousing and data modelling experience using Kimball required

Job Details:

Company: Sanlam

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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