Our client is a growing FinTech Startup looking for an inspired data engineer/developer to join their team – the position involves expanding and improving our data architecture and processes. The ideal candidate has experience wrestling with complex data and building data pipeline solutions with an eye to the end goal – organized, accurate and fast data available for business. The candidate should be comfortable and energized by new technologies and excited by the prospect of expanding and optimizing our data architecture to support our products. The company’s unique team consists of actuaries, investment specialists, data specialists, developers, system architects, and client service specialists. The company is in a unique position to solve critical problems for business managers of wealth management practices and wealth managers themselves. The business is located in the Tygervalley area in the Northern Suburbs of beautiful Cape Town. The company was founded in 2013 and delivers consolidated financial statements and business intelligence reports to financial advisors and wealth managers. The key responsibilities include: Analyzing and assembling large, complex data sets that meet business requirements for both internal and external use Building and improving our in-house data loading platform Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes and optimizing data delivery. Investigating and correcting breakdowns and inaccuracies in data processes Assisting with operational data processes Interfacing with core system to gain understanding of data scenarios Qualifications: University Degree, National Diploma or equivalent qualification At least 2 years working experience in a data environment Investment industry experience a great advantage Skills you will need: Knowledge of data architectures, ETL processes and databases Strong analytical ability – able to dissect complex data sets and build specifications Advanced SQL Experience with an ETL tool – preferably Talend Presto/AWS Athena Programming languages – Java, Python MySQL Experience with XML/JSON data structures Working with Rest APIs Advanced MS Excel Advantageous: AWS experience Front end reporting/dashboard development experience You will work well with us if you: learn quickly are innovative, organised and detailed orientated work well in a team are energised by solving problems and learning can manage your own time and workflow have good written and verbal communication skills handle stressful situations effectively show initiative and work independently General: Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 15 days please consider your application as unsuccessful. In keeping with our client’s employment equity requirements, only South African citizens will be considered.Please include your current salary and salary expectations.