AWS Data Engineer (Contract) – Midrand/Menlyn/Rosslyn/Home Office rotation – ISB2301808

at iSanqa Resourcing
Location Midrand-Menlyn-Rosslyn-Home-Office-rotation, South Africa
Date Posted February 3, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time
Currency ZAR


Our client requires the services of a Software Developer

POSITION: Contract until December 2022 (possible renewals)


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Applies advanced knowledge of area
  • Ability to develop within a specific sought-after programming language
  • Strong working knowledge with software development tools, techniques and approaches used to build data engineering solutions
  • Cloud computing technologies, Business drivers and emerging computing trends


Desired Experience & Qualification



  • At least 6 -12 years hands-on Data Engineering experience
  • Extensive experience in implementing, testing, and monitoring Data Engineering solutions
  • AWS experience advantageous
  • Relevant IT / Business / Engineering Degree


Technical/Functional Requirements


  • Above average experience/understanding (in order of importance):
    • Terraform
    • Python 3x
    • SQL - Oracle/PostgreSQL
    • Py Spark
    • Boto3
    • ETL
    • Docker
    • Linux / Unix
    • Big Data
    • Powershell / Bash


Basic experience/understanding of AWS Components (in order of importance):

  • Glue
  • CloudWatch
  • SNS
  • Athena
  • S3
  • Kinesis Streams
  • Lambda
  • DynamoDB
  • Step Function
  • Param Store
  • Secrets Manager
  • Code Build/Pipeline
  • CloudFormation


Nice to have:


  • Business Intelligence (BI) Experience
  • Technical data modelling and schema design (“not drag and drop”)
  • Kafka
  • AWS certified developer / architect


General Technical/Functional Skills


  • Understanding of integration between different technologies
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Eliciting requirements
  • Requirement’s organisation
  • Translating and simplifying requirements
  • Document requirements in appropriate format depending on methodology followed
  • Assist with identification and management of risks
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