Data Engineer | Clickatell | Remote (Worldwide)

Data Engineer | Clickatell | Remote (Worldwide)

Remote Worldwide
Application ends: September 21, 2024
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Job Description

We Are Setting The Pace
Clickatell is a world-class Chat Commerce company, ambitious to stay ahead of its competitors. We build our own culture in which we dream big and stay busy doing the right things. We need champions who understand the bigger picture, believe in making a difference and are able to connect the dots to achieve success. In our agile and demanding environment, you will be required to collaborate, ask the right questions and take the smart risk. 

We call ourselves Champions. Why Champions? Because it’s not only about what we have done, but what we are doing and going to do. The way we do things, matter and influences how we drive our organization forward and deliver solutions to our customers. Watch this space as we blaze a new path while expanding across the globe.

Purpose
As a Data Engineer, you will be joining our cross-functional data team, and supporting the design, build
and testing of high-performance, scalable and multi-event level data solutions. You will work with 
structured, semi structured and unstructured data. You will play a critical role on the strengthen of our 
analytical presence in the Chat Commerce market. 

We Do The Right Things
Responsibilities of the Role
o Design and develop scalable and robust pipelines for data consumption by downstream applications in support of advanced analytics, AI/ML products, and system interoperability.
o Identify opportunities for improvement of existing ETL processes to enhance data integrity and accuracy.
o Work in a scrum-based team that is passionate about enabling a data culture throughout the organization.
o Deliver a high degree of data availability, consistency, and accuracy for our current production systems.
o Actively participate in solution design and modelling to ensure data products are developed according to best practices, standards, and architectural principles.
o Work closely with the data architect, database administrators and BI developers, to redefine our approach to data pipelines and principles of reusability. 
o Protect Clickatell’s information, intellectual property and corporate data systems in accordance with prescribed guidelines.

We Are On A Learning Journey
Requirements of the Role
o National Diploma, B-Tech or bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or informatics. 
Work Experience
o 3+ years of production data engineering experience.
o 2+ years of experience working in cloud environments.
o A background working in a high-volume payment transaction environment, or mobile technology platforms and systems integration would be advantageous and be able to demonstrate a sustained track record of delivering high-quality outputs, on-time and to product or business specifications. 
o Exposure to Business Intelligence, data warehousing (dimensional modelling) will be advantageous.
o High transactional development environments and Business intelligence experience will be advantageous.
o Experience with data transformation tools such as Talend will be advantageous. 
Knowledge and Abilities
o Excellent hands-on experience in working with SQL and NoSQL data sets.
o Experience with data streaming architecture.
o Working knowledge of DevOps principles such as CI/CD.
o Self-disciplined, eager to help, and most importantly a thirst for continual learning.
o Build on our coaching culture, you are someone who will not only be willing, but also passionate about assisting colleagues.
o Formal training business intelligence, data architecture or design would be advantageous.

A Bit About You
You are a pacesetter, who is strong in execution and comfortable in a fast-paced environment and working across multiple projects simultaneously. You set the priorities to deliver practical solutions for opportunities and change. You achieve results though maximizing resources and leading the way to the best solutions. You build and invest in relationships and influentially engage across teams, and with specialists, to brainstorm and arrive at the right answers. You develop, finetune and manage processesand coach the team on procedures and adopting new techniques. You are incredibly independent and a self-starter with a microscopic attention to detail. You take initiative by being resourceful and proactive.

Why You Should Join
Perks of the Role
o Medical Aid contribution 
o Pension fund contribution 
o Quarterly performance incentive bonus 
o Risk benefit company contributions
o Reimbursable communications allowance for internet and mobile phone bills
o Half-day off on your birthday
o 5 personal days leave a year, over and above your annual leave
o Remote working and access to office hubs as required.
o Home office set-up with laptop, monitor and other related items