Awamo Data Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Awamo Data Engineer Jobs in Uganda

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Overview of the Company

  • awamo is an ambitious FinTech startup company headquartered in frankfurt, Germany.

  • In Uganda, we are headquartered in Muyenga and have operations in the central and western regions of Uganda.

  • The company's mission is to revolutionize the African microfinance sector.

    Overview of the Position

  • Now that awamo has grown to this size, we want to harness the power of the data in the platform.

  • To do that, we need additional ETL logic and tools in place to be able to actually make use of the data in a central data warehouse.

  • Once we have that, we can start applying analytics to that data to further improve awamo’s products and services.

  • The crucial part of your role will be to coordinate and supervise all data-relevant development and maintenance processes in the company from a technical perspective.

  • You are the bridge between business and IT which translates the business requirements into feasible technical solutions, and helps implementing the solutions hands-on regarding the data part.

    Responsibilities & duties

  • Perform root cause analysis on internal and external data processing answers to specific business questions as well as identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Manage, maintain and evolve awamo’s product data import ETL pipelines.

  • Continually discover new opportunities and techniques for data acquisition

  • Develop, manage and maintain awamo’s data warehouse

  • Develop data set processes for data modeling (predictive and prescriptive)

  • Ensure data integrity through contribution to the system development process

  • Contribute to backend developer schema and data structure design discussions to ensure data utilization for future business requirements is catered for.

  • Develop and maintain automated data sanitization processes.

  • Develop reporting automation, reminders and data-based event triggers.

  • Maintain UpToDate
    schema definitions for all data stores.

  • Continue to research and employ smarter more efficient ways for both data ingestions, aggregation and analytic visualization.



  • Bachelors’ degree in computer science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Statistics, or any other related field – equivalent work experience will be considered as well.

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

  • Good Git knowledge.

    Job Education Requirements

  • Personality

  • Self-motivated

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills & structured approach to work

  • Highly organized and extremely detail-oriented

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Persistent and very patient

  • Ability to juggle multiple products simultaneously

  • Willingness to work long or irregular hours

  • Handle multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams

  • Ability to build strong trusting relationships with all stakeholders

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.

    Job Education Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree in computer science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Statistics, or any other related field – equivalent work experience will be considered as well.

    Experience Requirements

  • Min. 3 years working experience

    Work Hours

  • 8

    Job application procedure

  • Interested and qualified candidate send your application, resume (cv) and academic documents (PDF format) to; The HR & Training Manager, awamo Uganda Ltd.

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