Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer – Commodities Trading

Location: Johannesburg – Sandton (hybrid)

The Opportunity

Join a leading international fintech who are looking at hiring a Senior Data Engineer to work closely with their data team in London.

Who We Are

They leverage cutting-edge technology and deep market expertise to deliver exceptional value to their clients. In this dynamic role, you’ll play a key part in our continued growth and success by designing, developing, and implementing data integration solutions.

What You’ll Do

  • Architect and implement seamless data pipelines connecting complex trading systems, legacy infrastructure, and our modern cloud environment (AWS).
  • Champion the migration of data infrastructure from on-premises to AWS, ensuring efficient and scalable data management.
  • Partner with the trading team to understand their data needs and build solutions that optimise their workflows.
  • Foster a collaborative environment by working closely with engineers, data scientists, and the cloud team to guarantee smooth integration across all technical functions.
  • Lead, mentor, and provide guidance to a team of data engineers and data scientists.
  • Develop and maintain data mapping strategies using Object Relational Mapping (ORM) systems.
  • Utilise your strong Python and Java skills to build and manage data pipelines and transformation processes.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of commodities data (experience in finance is a plus).
  • Maintain a laser focus on system security and ensure all data flows are reliable.

You’re a Perfect Fit If You Have

  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience in data engineering.
  • Proven experience migrating data infrastructure to the cloud (AWS preferred).
  • In-depth knowledge of data warehousing, data modelling, and ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes.
  • A solid understanding of complex trading systems and financial data.
  • Expertise in Object Relational Mapping (ORM) systems.
  • Excellent Python and Java programming skills.
  • A proven ability to manage and mentor a team of engineers and data scientists.

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At a glance

  • Location: Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Data & Analytics
  • Salary: US$80000 - US$90000 per annum
  • Published: May 13, 2024

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