Capitec Vacancies – Platform Data Engineer

Website Capitec Bank

Job Description:

We are looking for motivated professionals to join our team of passionate, driven, supportive, industry-leading experts of Platform Data Engineers. This multifaceted role offers opportunities to work with sophisticated data using world class technology. The Platform team primary focus is to build serverless data lakes in AWS using Glue, Step Functions, Hudi, Lake formation and Apache. Capitec offers a dynamic and exciting work environment, encapsulated by a culture of teamwork and respect, managed by leaders that encourage professional development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to evolving the Capitec data platforms through sharing of knowledge, contributing new data features, and enhancing/streamlining existing processes e.g. improved re-use of code
  • To maintain and manage the existing cloud data environments and enable data producers to easily contribute to these environments.
  • To contribute to the design and development of new cloud workloads for platform and product teams, to empower data consumers using Capitec data platforms to deliver client value.

Job Requirements:

  • Communications Skills
  • Trusted insights into Data Governance, Data Management, Data Quality, Data Security and Master Data Management.
  • At least 4 – 5 years’ proven experience in computer programming and data engineering
  • Data lake and warehouse architecture.
  • Analytical Skills
  • Honours Degree in Information Technology – Computer Science or Information Technology – Systems Engineering
  • Collaboration tools (JIRA, Confluence, Draw.io)
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Provisioning cloud resources using Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework.
  • At least 3 years’ proven experience in cloud data engineering, particularly in AWS, together with a relevant 3 year tertiary qualification
  • Software Version Control systems (git) and deployment tools (CI/CD)
  • Software testing practices
  • Python, PySpark, or Scala
  • AWS data stack (AWS Glue, AWS Redshift, AWS S3, AWS LakeFormation)
  • Operationalizing Batch and/or Realtime data pipelines.
  • Structured vs Unstructured data
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Information Technology – Programming
  • Basic Terminal/bash usage
  • Core AWS services (S3, EC2, VPC, IAM)
  • Cloud data lake and warehouse concepts
  • Proven experience in:

Job Details:

Company: Capitec Bank

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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