Data Engineer Job Careers – Awamo Uganda Limited

Job Title:            Data Engineer
Organization:  Awamo Uganda Limited
Duty Station:
 Kampala, Uganda
About US:
awamo is an
ambitious FinTech startup company headquartered in frankfurt, Germany. In
Uganda, we are headquartered in Muyenga and have operations in the central and
western regions of Uganda. The company’s mission is to revolutionize the
African microfinance sector.
Overview of the Position
Now that awamo has
grown to this size, we want to harness the power of the data in the platform.
To do that, we need additional ETL logic and tools in place to be able to
actually make use of the data in a central data warehouse. Once we have that,
we can start applying analytics to that data to further improve awamo’s
products and services.
Job Summary:   The
crucial part of your role will be to coordinate and supervise all data-relevant
development and maintenance processes in the company from a technical
perspective. You are the bridge between business and IT which translates the
business requirements into feasible technical solutions, and helps implementing
the solutions hands-on regarding the data part.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
root cause analysis on internal and external data processing answers to
specific business questions as well as identify opportunities for improvement.
maintain and evolve awamo’s product data import ETL pipelines.
discover new opportunities and techniques for data acquisition
manage and maintain awamo’s data warehouse
data set processes for data modeling (predictive and prescriptive)
data integrity through contribution to the system development process
to backend developer schema and data structure design discussions to ensure
data utilization for future business requirements is catered for.
and maintain automated data sanitization processes.
reporting automation, reminders and data-based event triggers.
UpToDate schema definitions for all data stores.
to research and employ smarter more efficient ways for both data ingestions,
aggregation and analytic visualization.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal applicant must hold a Bachelors’ degree in computer science, Information
Technology, Software Engineering, Statistics, or any other related field –
equivalent work experience will be considered as well.
working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring
(SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
Good Git
Work experience
Min. 3
years working experience
building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
with API interactions coupled with JSON and XML data processing.
 Strong analytic skills related to working with
both structured and unstructured data sets.
supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
understanding of algorithms, data structures, and data modeling.
designing and implementing ETL strategies
with cloud computing.
knowledge of Python and the habit of writing automated testing (unit,
integration, etc
 Excellent communication skills
 Strong analytical skills & structured
approach to work
 Highly organized and extremely detail-oriented
 Excellent presentation and interpersonal
 Persistent and very patient
 Ability to juggle multiple products
 Willingness to work long or irregular hours
 Handle multiple priorities simultaneously
 Work collaboratively with cross-functional
 Ability to build strong trusting relationships
with all stakeholders
 Ability to work in a fast-paced, team
How to Apply:
Interested and
qualified candidate send your application, resume (cv) and academic documents
(PDF format) to; The HR & Training Manager, awamo Uganda Ltd.
Please change to
preferred language in the top right corner of the advert page, on the link
Deadline: Monday 18th November 2019 
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