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Data Engineer

Date
Aug 28, 2019
LOCATION
Cairo
JOB SECTOR
Data Insights and Analytics
Job Purpose
We are looking for a lead Data Engineer to join our newly established team, a data passionate guru who is self-motivated and an organized problem solver. The lead data engineer is joining a transformation team, where his main role will be based in Cairo / Egypt with a challenge to grow in role on a fast track within a demanding environment on both planning and execution. Our favourite candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. The Data Engineer will support our software developers, data/business analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects.

Responsibilities:
• Assist in planning, creation and maintenance of optimal data pipeline architecture

• Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.

• Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

• Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AZURE ‘Machine Learning’ technologies.

• Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.

• Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.

• Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems. Qualifications

• Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

• Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.

• Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets

• Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.

• A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets

• Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres

• Experience with AZURE Cloud Services

• Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.

Bonus Areas:

• Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.

• Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Talend, Alteryx, Informatica.

• Business Intelligence Architecture exposure & execution with POWER BI Education Profile & Credentials

• Proven track record of successful deliveries and references

• Quantitative field – Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics

• 3 to 5 years of practical experience

• Strong communication skills in English & Arabic both written and verbal

Reporting to Chief Data Officer Egypt
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