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  • Posted: Nov 6, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2020
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    Since our establishment in 1918, Sanlam has been a prominent part of the South African business landscape. We have always held a long-term view of how business adapts to the demands of the environment in which it operates. Today, in a dynamic world, we see an evolving set of social, economic, political and environmental imperatives that require our skilful ...
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    Data Engineer

    Who are we?

    MWL is dedicated to supporting, growing and empowering clients with affordable, easy, and suitable solutions, primarily through telephonic intermediary channels. We have approximately 120 tied advisers, all dedicated to meeting the financial needs of our clients.

    MiWayLife’s vision is to establish a world-class direct financial service business that seeks to:

    • offer its customers excellent service, superior value products, and fair treatment always;
    • be the employer of choice; and
    • be a good corporate citizen and play a meaningful role in the transformation of the Financial Services industry.

    MiWayLife’s company culture embodies “Life Insurance reimagined” with a value-based focus on Professionalism, Freedom, Attitude, Energy and Accountability. We are a family of vibrant and energetic free-thinkers, constantly looking to innovate and turn the industry on its head.

    What will you do?

    This is a specialist technical role that combines technical aspects of data analytics and IT to build and maintain robust infrastructure/architecture and data eco-system/framework within MWL. Key responsibilities are;

    • Undertake infrastructure and architecture management
    • Undertake data storage and transformation
    • Monitor and ensure data governances and compliance
    • Apply data analytics/science
    • Technology and innovation enablement
    • Stakeholder relationships

    What will make you successful in this role?
    Qualification & Experience

    • Grade 12
    • IT related diploma or degree
    • Relevant accreditations in tools, applications (i.e.: Python, SQL, Linux etc)
    • 3-5 years working experience in data base architecture, governance and infrastructure management

    Knowledge and skills

    • MS: Excel, Word, PP, Outlook, Access
    • SQL/Python/MongoDB
    • Technology capabilities and digital trends
    • BI tools
    • Enterprise and technology architecture
    • AWS Cloud infrastructure management
    • Expert Linux Skills
    • Big Data: Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Data streaming


    • MWL business operating model
    • Data modelling
    • Database design and management
    • Architecture and Infrastructure management and enablement
    • Data Science solutions for Big Data problems.
    • Web frameworks + API development and management
    • Data security
    • Data governance
    • Data storage and transformation
    • Software solutions development
    • Machine learning

    Personal attributes

    • Cultivates Innovation
    • Client Focus
    • Drives Results
    • Collaborates
    • Flexibility and Adaptability
    • Tech Savvy
    • Plans and Aligns
    • Optimises work processes
    • Nimble learning
    • Communicates effectively

    Build a successful career with us

    We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

    Turnaround time

    The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.
    The closing date for all applications is Monday, 30th November 2020.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam on to apply

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