Senior Data Engineer

Date Posted: June 17, 2021, 1:57 p.m.

Job Description

Our environment is designed to foster innovation and enable collaboration, working from one of our Data Hubs in South Africa or Kenya. We operate a remote first working approach where working remotely is our default way of working. We have co-working spaces available in Cape Town and Nairobi for collaboration and connection and for the use of those who value and want to work out of an office. 


If you join us, you’ll

    Design, implement, and maintain the data pipelines that constitute JUMO's data platform, enabling effective use of data across the organisation

    Providing feedback on team members' output, encouraging skills development within the team

    Be responsible for creating robust, mission critical batch and streaming data processing capabilities

    Work closely with Portfolio Managers and Data Scientists to understand the real world problems we’re trying to solve

    Mentor juniors with technical leadership

    Be supported by senior leaders as you drive your own development


What you’ll need

    BSc. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent tertiary degree

    Real-world understanding of data processing and storage

    2+ years experience with Data pipeline design and development experience

    2+ years experience in processing of data with big-data technologies such as Cassandra, DynamoDB, InfluxDB, MongoDB, Presto, Apache Spark, Hadoop, Beam, Flink, Kafka or Kinesis

    Experience in application design and development with at least one of the following languages: Python (preferred), Scala, Java

    RDBMS experience in any relevant technology such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift and SQL Server

    Working knowledge of the Data product lifecycle

    Command of productionising and monitoring of data pipeline workflows

    Experience with relational database administration, technical architectures and infrastructure components 

    Understanding of CI/CD practices

    Productive within a Linux command line environment

    Experience designing systems to process and curating large data sets

    Proven ability to contribute software as part of a team

    Effective communication of technical concepts

    Critical thinking under pressure


Bonus if you have

    Experience working with messaging systems (RabbitMQ, SNS)

    Experience working with data pipeline orchestration (Airflow, Nifi, Streamsets)

    Experience working with production BI environments and tools (Tableau, Superset, Looker)


We ask a lot of each other at JUMO, but we give a lot too. 


Things you’ll love

    Collaborating with smart, engaging people

    Working for impact

    Growing and learning continuously, with loads of encouragement and support

    Boldly taking risks as we navigate new challenges

    Flexible work practices enabling your best delivery

    Being autonomous and empowered to lead

    A stack of leading-edge technologies 


At JUMO, we believe that diversity strengthens our teams and strive in our recruitment process to create an environment where people from every background can collaborate and prosper and be themselves. 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Jumo world via their application portal

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