Deloitte Consulting - Senior Data Engineer Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Consulting - Senior Data Engineer Jobs in South Africa

  • Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world.

    About the Division

  • Innovation, transformation and leadership occur in many ways.

  • At Deloitte, our ability to help solve clients’ most complex issues is distinct.

  • We deliver strategy and implementation, from a business and technology view, to help lead in the markets where our clients compete.

  • Our Technology professionals help clients identify and solve their most critical information and technology challenges, including strategy, procurement, design, delivery and assurance of technology solutions.

    About the Role

  • The successful candidate will join the organisation in the role of an Senior Data Engineer. He/she will be part of a highly dynamic and analytical team working in an agile environment.

  • Guided by a BI Technical Lead, this role will be responsible for sourcing and transforming a wide range of data across our business into formats that can be used by analysts and end users to develop differentiating business insights.

  • You will develop analytical modules using the specified toolsets to enable the analytical teams and business to create and analyse complex analytical models.

  • Hence, they need to understand and continuously seek to build knowledge of data and information.

  • In addition, they should be able to use the technology and seek to make use of the features therein to deliver value to the business.

  • This role will include design and development and also required to investigate data issues, troubleshoot technical issues and devise solutions in line with best practice.

  • A high competency in problem solving capabilities is thus essential.

  • They should be able to communicate technical information to technical teams, as well as be competent in communicating challenges and solutions to project and operational leadership.

  • An understanding of data management solutions and a keen sense of the strategic value of information to an organisation will be of importance.

  • The
    candidate shall exhibit and maintain a positive attitude in a highly agile technical and business environment where information forms the foundation to gain a competitive edge in the market

    Job Description

    Key Knowledge areas

  • You have a strong data modelling / engineering background with the ability to interpret business requirements and technical solutions to develop components of or complete data models.

  • A solid background in SQL, information architecture and ETL procedures is required.

  • Experience working on SAP Hana is preferred and highly advantageous.

  • Experience with object-oriented/object functional scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala or related is preferred but not essential.

  • Data warehousing principles based on Kimball and Vault patterns

  • Development experience in BI

  • Agile Development

  • Development using Java, SQL, etc


    Ideal Skills required

  • 4+ years' experience as a data engineer / modeller experience in a BI environment.

  • Ability to comply to and manage reusable assets under the governance framework of an MOU

  • Excellent SQL skills

  • Ability to code in Java, Python, R plus other languages - advances, including understanding of SDLC, GIT, Code management / standards / re use and API integration (Expert)

  • Ability to do cost estimations for new workloads

    Additional Information


  • Analytical Thinking

  • Highly organised person

  • Structured investigation and troubleshooting skills

  • Never give up attitude

  • Team worker to lead by example

  • Documenting of process detail

  • Focus on the detail but understand the high-level deadlines to enable delivery on time with limited time

  • Functionally and operationally inclined.

  • Have a keen eye for detail, but able to think strategically.

  • Proactive and a fast learner with a thirst for continuous knowledge enhancement.

  • Love collaborating towards a common goal.

  • Committed and solution orientated.

  • Ability to articulate thoughts and problem statements well.

  • Take ownership.

  • Motivate people and great at cultivating a culture of teamwork.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Consulting - Senior Data Engineer Jobs in South Africa

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