Data Engineer (Tech Lead)

AES Global


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Data Engineer (Tech Lead)

Location Cape Town, South Africa
Employment Type Full Time
Seniority Level Senior
Experience 5 to 8 years
Remuneration R125 000 to R140 000
Remuneration Type Cost to company
Remuneration Frequency Monthly
Benefits -
24/06/2020 Reference Number: AES144039682


  • AWS
  • Big Data
  • Extract Transform Load (ETL)
  • Python
  • SQL

Job Description

Large corporate FMCG/retail brand seeks to employ a highly skilled Data Engineer (Tech Lead) for their Cape Town Branch.

The successful candidate MUST be AWS Certified, have team management experience and have vast experience in data/software engineering.

Please consider your application unsuccessful if you haven't received a response within 2 weeks


  • Facilitate in gathering data from a variety of different sources, in the correct format, assuring that it conforms to data quality standards and assuring that downstream users can get to that data timeously
  • Responsible for the infrastructure that provides insights from raw data, handling and integrating diverse sources of data seamlessly
  • Enable solutions, by handling large volumes of data in batch and real-time by leveraging emerging technologies from both the Big Data and cloud spaces
  • Additional responsibilities include developing proof of concepts and implementing complex Big Data solutions with a focus on collecting, parsing, managing, analysing and visualising large datasets
  • Apply suitable technologies to solve the problems of working with large volumes of data in diverse formats to deliver innovative solutions.


  • A minimum of 5 years solid experience working in the same role


  • AWS
  • Pyhton
  • SQL
  • Big Data
  • ETL


  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science/computer engineering
  • AWS Certification - associate level
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