Data Engineer Jobs in Nairobi

Data Engineer Jobs in Nairobi

Job Summary

Develop and support current and future Cellulant Enterprise Systems (e.g. Oracle Data Warehouse, Oracle Business intelligence, NetSuite ERP, TribeHR and eHorizon Payroll).

Work with other departments within the company to identify requirements and develop solutions (database design, scripts/ETL/ELT, workflows and user/data interfaces).

Configure and/or customize the Enterprise Systems to meet business requirements using various database and software tools.

Assist in presentations of system functionality to new users and departments.

Enhance and create user and system documentation as needed.

Reports To:

  • Group Lead Enterprise Systems Analyst.


    Enterprise System Operations

  • Migrate all current standard and ad hoc transaction data scripts from HUB to the DWH considering the scripts’ functions and access rules.
  • Setup, maintain and modify reports/queries on an as-needed basis.
  • Periodically validate data and data scripts and critical reports in the Enterprise Systems to ensure data accuracy as the data applied has an impact on the integrity of the company.
  • Provide guidance to various analysis/reporting teams on the best data extraction/reporting practises (knowledge sharing).
  • Provide input in the design & implementation phases of various internal transaction processing Systems to ensure they adequately support transactional reporting requirements.
  • Design and develop front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business applications.
  • Map business information needs to the software and /or database components;
  • Perform data modelling to analyse and specify data structures within an application system;
  • Coding of all ETL and analytics processes used within the BI systems;
  • Provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications
  • Create test plans, test data sets and perform automated testing to ensure all components of the developed systems meet specifications;
  • Formalize test plans and implement troubleshooting procedures;
  • Applying software patches as necessary;

    Enterprise Systems Administration

  • Manage and
    support security implementations;
  • User administration in all Systems
  • Managing billing factors in NetSuite
  • Configuring scripts, triggers, schedules to meet user requirements in the various systems
  • Enterprise System Uptime
  • Continuous system monitoring to proactively identify and resolve any system issues.
    Troubleshooting database connectivity issues;
  • Maintain/coordinate back-up and restore the ETL and reports repositories and other Systems binaries and source codes;
  • Work with the TechOps teams to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations;
  • Perform root-cause analysis for recurring incidents;


  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or another technical-related field;
    Oracle Certified Developer;
  • Certification in RDBMS;
  • 3 years development experience with development tools e.g. Java;
  • 3 years development experience with low level programming C++, C.;
  • 3 years’ experience RDMS preferably Oracle, MS SQL Server;
  • 3 years’ experience in data warehousing, business analysis, knowledge in Business Systems modelling and data retrieval;
  • Experience with Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Pig, Spark, etc.)
    Python/R/Spark Data Mining experience will be an added advantage;
  • Systems Analysis and Solutions Architecting;
  • Programming and Systems Development;
  • SQL & Oracle database management;
  • Data Quality & Cleansing experience;
    Advanced Unix scripting and user skills;
  • Experience in processes and procedures management;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

    How To Apply

  • Send your CV in PDF, email subject: Hub SIP Engineer to jobs@cellulant.comby 3rd January, 2019 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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