South Africa’s leading online retailer, is looking for a highly talented BI Engineer to join our team in Cape Town.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us!
Think you’ve been challenged before? Think again!
Scale : Over 2.5 million happy shoppers shop online on takealot.com. Show them what you can do.
Learn : We work with the best of the best, and then some. Code alongside industry leaders and upskill in record time.
Grow : Expand your career in the fast-growing Takealot Group : takealot.com, Superbalist.com and Mr D Food. We like to promote from within : Here’s your chance.
Who’s who in the tech space
This position reports to the BI Manager
Your mission, should you choose to accept it :
Work closely with stakeholders and BI Analysts to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions.
Responsible for the full life-cycle development, implementation, production support, and performance tuning of the Enterprise Data Warehouse, Data Marts, and Business Intelligence Reporting environments.
Design and implement reporting and analytical solutions.
Analyses business and functional requirements and translates these requirements into robust, scalable, operable solutions.
Help to migrate the old QlikView and QlikSense models to our new Event-Driven Kappa architecture built on BigQuery, DataForm and Looker.
Ensuring that the data pipelines and general support infrastructure continue to run and operate in the most efficient manner.
Provide operational support, bug fixes, and performance enhancements.
Automating data extraction and report update processes.
Data validation and integrity testing.
Data cleansing and multidimensional data modelling.
Optimisation of data models.
The skills we need :
Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
Excellent problem-solving skills
Proven track record of delivering high-quality work, in a fast-paced environment
Focus on getting the job done, but have fun doing so
Taking ownership and displaying accountability in the work required of you
Have an interest in e-commerce, building a brand and business
Qualifications & Experience :
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics field or equivalent experience
4 - 6 years related experience
1 - 2 years of Python coding experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience using a BI reporting tool (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, Looker, etc.)
Minimum 2 years SQL experience
A thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
A solid understanding of computer science fundamentals, including Linux and operating systems, networking
Experience using Looker, BigQuery and Dataform is advantageous
OLAP and multidimensional cube design experience
Have experience with Build Systems (Jenkins, Gitlab, Spinnaker)
Have experience with Google Cloud, or another cloud provider (architecture, operations)
High proficiency in working with large data sets and business models
Experience with Domain Driven Design (DDD) is advantageous
Experience working in Scrum and Sprint Agile methodologies is advantageous
Retail or e-commerce industry experience beneficial
Let’s talk about life Takealot Group
The power is in your hands : We offer a market-related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs.
Go on, be the master of your own destiny.
No doors : We aren’t fans of stuffy offices or siloed work environments. See someone you like? High five, collab and make something great.
Remote working : Love water cooler chats and working from home? Takealot.com offers a hybrid working model for the best of both worlds.
Mentorship programme : We aren’t kidding when we say the people with the best people win. Now’s your chance to be one of the best, by learning from the best.
Naspers Tech Community & Online Learning : Share ideas and grow with global industry leaders who are all just a Slack message away.
Love to learn? Up-skill with free access to courses on MyAcademy, Udacity, Coursera and more.
Good times : Get to know the other extraordinary minds at takealot.com during regular social events and out-of-office activities (think hikes, think mini golf, think good times).
Staff discount . Millions of products across 28 departments. What more could you ask for?
Birthday leave : Cake Day all the way. Enjoy your day off - you deserve it.
Right tools, right job : Mac or Windows, two monitors or one. Whatever your preference, you’ll work on the latest tech, off the latest tech.
Help when you need it most : Confidential counselling, legal support and financial guidance, for free, anytime, anywhere.
Tech stack (for days) : ReactJS, Python, Scala, Kotlin, Swift, Google Cloud, Kafka, Redis, Kubernetes and all things machine learning.
If you build it, they will come.
Free parking : No more 5km fun runs to your desk (unless you want to).
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