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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Momentum is a trusted partner on your journey to financial wellness. We guide you by offering leading advice, products and services. We are committed to helping you fulfill your lifelong financial needs, by providing relevant and unique solutions to suit your budget and individual circumstances. It is our aim to build and maintain enduring relationships by p...
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    Data Engineer

    About the job
    Role purpose

    • This person is responsible for creating data pipelines to support downstream data delivery. A data pipeline is a series of automated, programmatic steps. These data pipelines gather data from numerous, potentially disparate data sources and bring everything together into a central place (data lake & warehouse) where it is made readily available for downstream consumption.
    • The incumbent works with a variety of technologies on a day to day basis. The nature of the job requires constant upskilling and personal development.

    Responsibilities
    There are two main duties:

    • Develop & maintain data pipelines in support of downstream data delivery;
    • Perform analysis on organisational data & create reports to communicate the results.

    Other potential duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Communicate and advocate for a data-driven mindset in the larger organisational community, especially the IT department;
    • Investigate and evaluate emerging technologies like robotic process automation (RPA), new AWS services, new data management approaches, machine learning advancements, etc;
    • Liaise with individuals in the organisation in support of all the above duties.

    Qualifications and experience

    • Good programming skills in both Python and SQL;
    • Good database design skills and an understanding of data warehousing techniques and approaches;

    An understanding of and ability to access data from sources such as:

    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Oracle
    • MongoDB
    • Amazon S3
    • Windows and Linux file systems (Excel, delimited files, etc.)
    • HTTP APIs
    • SFTP sites
    • An ability to engineer cloud-first solutions in the Amazon Web Services cloud;
    • An interest in machine learning and advanced analytics, and the development of data pipelines in support thereof;
    • An understanding of the software development process, with proficiency in Git for version control and build & deployment pipelines in GitLab;
    • An ability to create reports and BI dashboards to communicate data & analysis results, using a variety of technologies, which might include:
    • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
    • Microsoft PowerBI
    • Microsoft Excel

    Location
    Momentum Metropolitan, Head Office, Centurion.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Momentum on www.linkedin.com to apply

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

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