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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Kuda is a full service digital only bank with a banking license. Kuda is designed for your smartphone, free of ridiculous charges and great at helping you budget, spend smartly and save more.
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    Senior Data Engineer



    Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world's smartest venture capital investors.

    With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading 'Neobank' for Africans.

    To help us grow into the company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.


    Role Overview

    We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Engineer to join our team. You will use various methods to transform raw data into useful data systems. For example, you’ll create algorithms and conduct statistical analysis. Overall, you’ll strive for efficiency by aligning data systems with business goals. To succeed in this data engineering position, you should have strong analytical skills and the ability to combine data from different sources. Data engineer skills also include familiarity with several programming languages and knowledge of learning machine methods. If you are detail-oriented, with excellent organizational skills and experience in this field, we’d like to hear from you.



    • Analyze and organize raw data

    • Build data systems and pipelines

    • Evaluate business needs and objectives

    • Interpret trends and patterns

    • Conduct complex data analysis and report on results

    • Prepare data for prescriptive and predictive modeling

    • Build algorithms and prototypes

    • Combine raw information from different sources

    • Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability

    • Identify opportunities for data acquisition

    • Develop analytical tools and programs

    • Collaborate with data scientists and architects on several projects.


    • Previous experience as a data engineer or in a similar role

    • Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques

    • Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. Java and Python)

    • Hands-on experience with SQL database design

    • Great numerical and analytical skills

    • Degree in Computer Science, IT, or similar field; a Master’s is a plus

    • Data engineering certification (e.g IBM Certified Data Engineer) is a plus


    Kuda is an African-born digital bank. We aim to bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa access great financial products and services. We’re challenging traditional banking and have ambitions to become the go-to bank for ‘every African on the planet’.

    We successfully raised funding to fuel our product growth and geographical expansion. With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading 'Neobank' for Africans.

    Our goal is to build a team of smart and kind individuals who work together to solve interesting and challenging problems, shaping the future of banking for all Africans.

    The Cape Town team share offices in Claremont to enable connection and collaboration, but we currently follow a remote-first work policy and offer flexible working hour

    We look forward to offering great perks and benefits in the near future, to create a rewarding environment that supports work-life balance.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kuda on to apply

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

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