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  • Posted: Nov 4, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Group Limited (Absa) has forged a new way of getting things done, driven by bravery and passion, with the readiness to realise the possibilities on our continent and beyond.
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    Big Data Engineer

    Job Description

    Experience required:

    You will have the opportunity of working directly across the firm with developers, operations staff, data scientists, architects and business constituents to develop and enhance the big data service.

    • Min 5 years’ development experience

    • Strong technical / programming experience

    • Development and deployment of data applications

    • Design & Implementation of infrastructure tooling and work on horizontal frameworks and libraries

    • Creation of data ingestion pipelines between legacy data warehouses and the big data stack

    • Automation of application back-end workflows

    • Building and maintaining backend services created by multiple services framework

    • Maintain and enhance applications backed by Big Data computation applications

    • Be eager to learn new approaches and technologies

    • Strong problem solving skills

    • Strong programming skills, proven track record of coding ability and experience (hands-on back end development)

    • Ability to effectively code in at least two programming languages (eg. C#, Java, Python etc)

    • Excellent understanding of programming concepts

    • Background in computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics or equivalent

    • Worked on Big Data platforms (Vanilla Hadoop, Cloudera or Hortonworks)

    • Excellent understanding of specific coding / scripting languages e.g. Java, C#, Python, Perl, JavaScript

    • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Design and ability to properly apply general design patterns and paradigms


    • Experience with Scala or other functional languages (Haskell, Clojure, Kotlin, Clean)

    • Experience with some of the following: Apache Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig, Oozie, ZooKeeper, MongoDB, CouchbaseDB, Impala, Kudu, Linux, Bash, version control tools, continuous integration tools


    Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa Group Limited (Absa) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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