Data Engineer at Capitec Bank

  • IT / Telecom Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 11 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary ZAR 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 10 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

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.

Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellency through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

  • 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

Mode of Application

How to apply: Interested and qualified? Capitec Bank South Africa

Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be short listed.  

If you have not been contacted within 1 month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

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