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Data Engineer (Cape Town or Johannesburg) X5

Date: 22-Jul-2021

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • The purpose of the Data Engineer is to use their database, software engineering and programming skills to ensure the necessary data is properly stored on the cloud platform and is available to the Data Scientists.



  • At least 4-6 years’ proven experience within management information systems / system analysis

  • Systems engineering and implementations experience

  • Experience with data services on a cloud platform like Azure, AWS or Google cloud is preferred

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology
  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant post graduate degree




Must have detailed knowledge of:

1. System architecture (technical design and implementation processes)

  • Database analysis, design & administration
  • Technical Test Plan Design

2. IT systems development processes

  •   System Engineering
  •   Programming
  •   Application development
  •   Standards and governance

3. Data modelling using:

  •   Table structures
  •   Store Procedures
  •   SSIS Packages
  •   SQL

4. Cloud Data Services:

  •   Implementing data pipelines using cloud infrastructure and services
  •   No-SQL experience on the cloud
  •   Data engineering and integration services in a hybrid clou environment


Detailed knowledge of:

  • Banking systems
  • Agile development life cycle
  • Polybase
  • Python

Solid understanding of:

  • Capitec Bank’s systems environment
  • Capitec Bank business model
  • Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)
  • SQL Server
  • Azure platform
  • Hadoop


  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)


  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Planning and Organising
  • Relating and Networking
  • Learning and Researching

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • Contactable via own mobile phone
  • A valid driver's license and own vehicle is required

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.