Rainforest Alliance Data Analytics Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Rainforest Alliance Data Analytics Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Position summary:

At Rainforest Alliance, we utilize data to make informed decisions. Through our Data Analytics Platform (DAP), we provide access to crucial data. The data engineering team is a team with a primary focus on development of data pipelines, and technical components of the DAP. This role focuses on ETL data pipeline development. But as a successful data team we also need data and business analysis skills.

This means there is also space for people who are more focused on data analysis and design or testing, but we expect some technical background as well.

The candidate should possess most of the technical skills to

  • Analyse and clarify requirements with data owners and users

  • Understand relational and conceptual information modelling techniques, especially Data Vault and dimensional modelling.

  • Build data pipelines using SQL and scripting languages

  • Deliver and test data sets and reports to agreed levels of accuracy and completeness

  • Design and build data warehouse components and quality monitoring solutions

  • Maintain code bases and tools that make up the data analytics environment

  • Understand processes that ensure structured and quality delivery


  • Understand the business requirements and data models from the source systems that feed the DAP

  • Develop, maintain and improve the pipelines into the data analytics platform using procedural SQL, ETL, data virtualization, and databases

  • Develop, maintain and improve the data connections between data sources and the data analytics platform, using Terraform and Azure tools, together with the data platform engineer

  • Follow processes and maintain version control over the code assets within the data analytics platform

  • Be an active participant in the sprint planning and goal definition activities within the Data Excellence team

  • Review process, architectural, information and data models in collaboration with the Data Architect, Data Engineers, and the rest of
    the Data Excellence team


  • 5 years of relevant data engineering work experience.

  • Ability to program in procedural SQL, and automation using scripting languages

  • Working experience with business intelligence platforms, data models, and test case design

  • Working experience with Azure server infrastructure and Microsoft databases

  • Working experience with Data Vault and dimensional modelling

  • Experience with Scrum/Agile methodologies and working independently as a member of a virtual team

  • Good communication skills with the ability to work with both technical and business minded colleagues.

  • Pro-active attitude and an ability to remain organized under deadlines and see projects to completion.

  • Experience of environments where improvements led to increased data flow and a reduction of lead times and errors

  • English fluency

    Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with topics relevant to the work of Rainforest Alliance and certification is a strong plus

  • Experience with Data Virtuality software and ANSI SQL

  • Experience with Azure SQL Data Warehouse (Synapse)

  • Experience with Azure Data Factory

  • Ability to build reports and datasets using Power BI, Power Query and DAX

  • Experience with designing and consuming Rest API's for loading data changes from source systems

  • Ability to program in .net or Java and work with JSON and REST api's

  • Working experience of source code repositories such as GIT

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Rainforest Alliance Data Analytics Engineer Jobs in Kenya

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